The Task Company is to begin operations in April. It has budgeted April sales of $30,000, May sales of $34,000, June sales of $40,000, July sales of $42,000, and August sales of $38,000.
Keith McPherson earned $20,000 last year as a carpenter. He paid $6,000 for food, rent, medical expenses, and other "necessities." There was little construction work in February, so he took a trip to the Caribbean and spent $4,000.