Do an internet search and find the starting salary for the job you hope to get with your degree(ADDICTIONS COUNSELOR). In your post describe your profession and what starting salary you found and include the internet link. Deduct 25% from your starting salary for taxes/insurance/etc. Take what is left and divide by 12 to get your monthly take-home pay._x000D_
Next, create a budget. Estimate what percentages you will need to spend on the following categories: Housing, Insurance, Food, Utilities, Transportation, Giving/Saving, and Personal. Your percentages must add up to 100% and you must have at least 5% for each listed category._x000D_
Apply your estimated percentages to your monthly take-home pay to determine the dollar amount you can spend in each category._x000D_
Did your results surprise you in any way? Explain.

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