How much do I need to make per hour?


web app: How Much Do I need to make?

Intended to be an assessment of your budget, to see if it's being squeezed too much. in a job, this would only cause big trouble.

finally got it working now! you can put in math into the input.

the information you enter here runs only on your browser on your machine, no data is transmitted to a server unless you use bookmark URL button, then it submits to same page (nothing active on server side) and builds a URL.

the browser typically might store your form field results for convenience, so when you come back to it, things are kept.

this is not something you negotiate a new job with! it's a tool to help you make decisions.

this is for USA, but you can adapt.

An Apartment requires good credit in order to apply these days in the USA unfortunately. you can't have credit without going into debt, such as using a credit card (maybe it should be called a debt card?). :-(

I have found that if you are getting a house, you usually need at least *2* people living there to maintain it. a house loan requires good credit too.


you can do simple addition and subtraction in the input boxes.

put in your bills. if you don't know what these are, ask your parents or a friend what their amounts are for your area.

click one of the buttons and edit with your bills or just fill out the form with your bills.

zero out the amounts you aren't using.

a decent used car costs a lot less than a new one by about 1/3.

real numbers are optionally signed and case insensitive. it ignores underscores(_) and commas(,) _ $ USD CAD CHF RP YEN. it can be hexadecimal (start with 0x), decimal (plain number or start with 0d), octal (start with 0, 0q, 0o), binary (start with 0b), and can be appended with SI units (:y :z :a :f :p :n :mu :m :c :d :da :h :k :M :G :T :P :E :Z :Y) or IEC-computer units (:yi :zi :ai :fi :pi :ni :mubi :mi :Ki :Mi :Gi :Ti :Pi :Ei :Zi :Yi) as a multiplier suffix in addition to the dimension which may be appended (and required). priority will be given to longer suffixes in a stream of printable characters. example: 4:k=4000 and 4:ki=4096

assume avgerage of 30.4 days per month.

new-mortgage payment estimator

House value
down payment
loan value in years,mos,wks
interest rate in %
pmt frequency:

PMI (Private Mortgage Insurance)

Loan To Value (LTV)=
Annual PMI Premium in %
property tax in %

monthly PMI payment=
monthly house payment=
monthly house payment interest alone=
property tax total percent=
property tax payment=
updated 10/20/2013
How much do I need to make per hour to meet my basic needs?
output to digits
past decimal point (digits precision)
----- monthly expenses -----
amount (without $) ext Description
(FEMA calc under 500' elevation)
job#1 gas: :mi(:km)@ /gal* directions/ways* =  
job#2 gas: :mi(:km)@ /gal* directions/ways* =  
job#3 gas: :mi(:km)@ /gal* directions/ways* =  
job food#1:  
job food#2:  
job food#3:  

ask parents or friend what
percentage their income tax
is on their paycheck if there is any

hrs/wk hrs/wk hrs/wk