My husband is a planner and he LOVES his budget.
His inner accountant comes out of hiding at the beginning of each month when he looks over all of our expenses from the previous month and enters them into his itemized Excel spreadsheet.
I hate ‘budget night’ because it means going over each and every dollar we have spent:
“What’s this charge at the mall?” “What did we get at the drug store?” “There is a debit withdrawal here for $80. What was that for?” “Do you have any idea how much we spent last month on food???”
Sigh. No, I don’t know. But I’m guessing that we exceeded whatever arbitrary amount we decided food should cost. + MORE