15 Expenses You’re Not Including In Your Budget, But Should Be

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In this episode, Chelsea shows us 15 items you’re not including in your budget, but absolutely should be — from feminine and personal care products to annual fees and other irregular expenses.

Seasonal energy bill differences: https://www.utilityhound.com/utility-tips/winter-energy-bills-vs-summer/

Space heater cost: https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2011/11/can-you-cut-heating-costs-by-using-a-space-heater/index.htm#:~:text=The%20electric%20space%20heaters%20tested,the%20national%20average%20electricity%20rate.

Pink tax: https://fsastore.com/learn/tampons-expensive

Cost of attending a wedding: https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/personalfinance/budget-and-spending/2018/03/28/how-much-attending-wedding-will-cost-you/33351507/

Pet costs: https://www.aspca.org/sites/default/files/pet_care_costs.pdf

Texas Wedding Link: https://www.texasmonthly.com/being-texan/texas-wedding-photographers-have-seen-some/

License costs by state: https://ballotpedia.org/Driver%27s_license_costs_by_state,_2018

Cost of drinking: https://www.thebalanceeveryday.com/what-lifetime-of-drinking-costs-4142309#:~:text=According%20to%20the%20Bureau%20of,to%20about%20%2411%20a%20week

Rideshare spending: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/11/how-much-americans-spend-on-uber-and-lyft.html

Landlord responsibilities: https://www.legalzoom.com/articles/real-estate-series-part-ii-what-is-a-landlord-responsible-for

Home insurance 101: https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/insurance/home-insurance-exclusions

Tipping: https://www.eater.com/2018/11/28/18112819/tipping-in-america-guide-restaurants-how-much

Tipped minimum wage bad: https://newrepublic.com/article/158377/its-time-kill-tipped-minimum-wage

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