How an anesthesiologist assistant making $160K spends her paycheck

A Savannah, Ga.-based anesthesiologist assistant who makes $160,000 a year broke down how she spends her money in Refinery29's Money Diaries series.

The 29-year-old's bi-monthly paycheck is $4,300. Combined with her husband, her annual salary is $225,000.

Here's a look at her monthly expenses:

Mortgage: $1,780
Student loan payment: $0
Tithe: $1,500
Cell phones: $100 (for two lines)
Internet: $67
Electricity: $180
Pre-K tuition: $455 for four days/week
Retirement: $2,500
Discretionary spending allowance: $200 ($100 for each spouse)
Pest control: $25
Daughters' college fund: $500
Extra mortgage payment: $500
Savings: ~$5,000

Here's a breakdown of her weekly spending:

Food and drink: $268.69
Entertainment: $0
Home and health: $0
Clothes and beauty: $0
Transport: $75.09
Other: $0
Weekly total: $343.78

Click here for more details on the anesthesiologist assistant's finances.

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