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I was laid off from my job at a travel magazine in Los Angeles. Here's what I spend in a week now that I'm unemployed

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Michelle Juergen is a freelance writer and editor in Los Angeles who was recently let go from her job at a travel trade publication.
Her current monthly income is about $4,000 with unemployment benefits, and her minimum monthly expenses come to around $3,100.
For Business Insider's "Real Money" series , Juergen tracked her spending for a week. Between groceries, business purchases, and personal items, she spent $682.84.
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My monthly expenses usually total $3,078, and are broken down into these categories:
Miscellaneous items include my $60...
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