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Managing your monthly budget can be difficult and frustrating. One of the most important aspects of controlling your budget is to determine where your money is going. This calculator helps you do just that. By entering your income and monthly expenditures, you can see how much you have left to save and where your money is being spent. In addition, you can click the 'View Report' to see your entries results in detail, which can help identify areas for improvement.

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State tax withholding

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Local tax withholding

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Other taxes and withholdings

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Total withheld for Medicare based on the gross income on your paycheck.

Insurance and benefits

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