These have helped me a lot, hope they are helpful to you as well!

The emergency fund calculator is useful, but I’m looking at it as how much I will need to save after paying of non-mortgage debt. So in the *meantime* I think my new goal is one month’s expenses (about $6,000). I’ll have to figure out how to make a pretty chart that shows progress on that. Right now we just have the Dave Ramsey recommended $1,000, which is nice but doesn’t feel safe.

The escrow tracking is one I made, and it’s nowhere near as fancy as the others.  However, it helps me track money I’m saving and where payments are going out, and does a couple calculations to make sure it’s on track. Use it if you like, and change however you want 🙂 — it’s in Google Docs.



  1. […] really is something to using those debt snowball spreadsheets – even if you’re doing an avalanche or whatever. Just seeing that it’s possible […]

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  2. […] would I be without spreadsheets? I use them for my budget, for my debt snowball, to plan how much I need in my emergency fund, and […]

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