Family Budgets Round Up

Labor Day is over, the school season is starting up, and soon the holiday season will be upon us all. For everyone running a household that means you need more money to finance a household and keep it running smoothly. The median income for a middle-class family is only $61,000.

It’s important to budget and prioritize need over want in terms of family finances. So, here is a list of family-themed budgets to help you make the most of your dollars.

Economic Policy Institute Family Budget Calculator

Just enter your city or county name and the EPI calculator will discern your optimum family budget based on the system’s statistical data.

The Balance Family Budget Guide

The Balance is a noted finance site that offers a detailed guide here on family budgets.

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U.S. News and World Report Family Budget

Here is a helpful budgeting guide for people who may have never made a budget before.


This Washington, D.C. based finance mag offers a downloadable budget family guide on its site.

This is a simple and basic family budget guide to get you started assessing your own personal finance needs.

Intuit Mint

A family budget outline from the online finance and budget program service.


This is a basic online family budgeting guide from online finance site Sapling.

Redefining Mom

A family and entrepreneurship blog that offers a downloadable, family budget spreadsheet.

Our Family Place

This is budget guide from a real family that maintains a family finance themed blog.

Pulling Curls

A family-themed blog with sample family budgets.

Real Money Robert

A detailed family budget guideline on a family-run blog developed by a real family with 5 kids!


This is a Dave Ramsey subsidiary personal finance blog with a practical family budget guide.

National Debt Relief

A detailed, 52-page personal finance guide on family budget creation.

Today’s Parent

You’ll find a simple outline to create a family budget here.

Dave Ramsey

The finance expert offers a 9-step plan to better organize family meetings about the family budget.

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