Question Wednesday

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time to stage our financial questions.

This week’s question comes by reader request: how many budget categories do you have?

Melissa, whom I interviewed on Monday, has 34.

I currently have 18 categories; next year I plan to subdivide my expenses even more, including separating “groceries” into “food” and “household.” (I don’t want to do this until 2018 because it would mess up my 2017 Mint Trends.)

How about you? Answer this question—or ask your own—in the comments.

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