While there are plenty of webapp options for tracking how you spend your cash (including locally-oriented sites like previously-mentioned ANZ Money Manager, for some people using spreadsheet software remains the simplest option. If you’re in that category, the Microsoft Excel blog walks through how you can use its table and advanced summation functions to quickly calculate and categorise expenses — a neat trick for spreadsheet jockeys.
Using Excel Tables For Expense Tracking
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