Making a list of expenses is a good way to prepare for a trip. You can use our template for planning any other kind of event as well. If you want to count your family budget for the next month, simply list all the things you are going to buy in the next 30 days, mention the approximate price for each of them and summarize the overall expenses. After it, add the general amount of money you are planning to earn next month. Compare the two numbers and make sure you have enough finances to buy everything you need.