Hack Of The Night : The golden spending rule

I think one thing that school didn't quite prepare me for was financial budgeting.  When you're younger and you get a paycheque you feel like you have a million bucks.  Then as it slowly slips away thanks to things that we don't want to pay for, but have to (taxes, bills..) you realize that it's not as much as you thought it was.  Here's a golden spending rule that can help you in most situations..