This simple exercise will help you
balance your educational budget
First enter your income from your
job, scholarships/grants, savings, family and "other"
Then enter your expenses from
rent/utilities, tuition/books, food, entertainment, and "other"
The third screen will show you the two columns,
and you will then be able to balance the two
by adjusting the individual entries.
Spreadsheets can help you with your financial calculations.
Develop a spreadsheet to analyze your expenditures for a month, or for whatever period you like, and learn the basics of organizing budgets with key features of spreadsheets