Excel can be an important ally in organizing activities, budgets, health goals, and other day-to-day responsibilities. If the user is unwilling to create a document from scratch, there are several ready-made templates made available by Microsoft that make the task easier: just choose the one that best suits your needs, download it and start editing the values. Then you can organize everything in a OneDrive folder to be accessible by phone and have control of everything from anywhere. Here are 10 free spreadsheets that help you organize your life.
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1. Planning back to classes
The Back to School Planning Worksheet is very useful for both parents and students who need to organize their own material before returning to college. The document provides a shopping list of books and equipment to organize into categories, add quantity, cost and status. On a separate page, the document organizes costs into charts to help understand the overall spending landscape. There is also a list of tasks that can be marked as soon as they are completed.
Back to school spreadsheet helps you discover material costs Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves
The Class Schedule worksheet helps you create the weekly class calendar so you don't get lost. The document is made for college students and already carries the semester designation. However, it can be used in any other type of course: just edit the fields and customize with times and subject names. This is an example spreadsheet template that can be opened directly in Excel Online and therefore does not require the program installed on your computer.
Class schedule organizes schedules and subjects Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves
An Excel spreadsheet can help organize the costs of a party for many people, such as a wedding. The document has a page listing decoration prices, flowers, gifts and travel, and another for clothing, party, music and photos only. On a third page, the spreadsheet provides a summary of all values and a chart that helps you understand where most of the resources are going. The items are already all filled in, which also helps to not forget anything important. But it is possible to add and modify the cells at will.
Budget Spreadsheet Brings All Possible Costs to a Wedding Party Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves
4. Daily Task Schedule
The simple Daily Task Schedule worksheet, but it has everything most people need to organize the most important things to do on the day. You can add a different activity at each time of day and get an automatically generated week summary. There is still a to-do list for organizing more specific things to do, but they don't have a time schedule.
Excel calendar brings full summary of week's activities Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
The ideal Supermarket List worksheet for those who want to know exactly how much they are spending on their month purchases. Also editable by the browser, the document organizes items purchased at different stores and shows a summary of overall cost in an information panel. The idea is that the list will help you compare prices and know where to buy a particular type of product.
Shopping list separates costs by establishment Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
6. Monthly Personal Budget Worksheet
The Monthly Personal Budget worksheet outlines all types of expenses you may have over the month. Everything is separated by categories such as housing, transportation, food, entertainment and loans. The document allows you to enter the expense estimate and the actual cost, showing the difference between the two at the end of the month. It is also possible to add income to compare values and to know if it is possible to raise the standard of living or to tighten the belt.
Spreadsheet brings full breakdown of monthly costs Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
7. Personal Expense Calculator
Similar to above, the Personal Expense Calculator is the ideal spreadsheet for those who prefer to see their spending on charts. It is divided into two pages: one for adding expenses to a list, and another showing the summary of all values separated by ms. Although simple, the document can provide a more general picture of the cost of living over time.
Spreadsheet creates monthly spending charts Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves
Excel can also help those who need to take multiple medications at different times. With the Medication Schedule worksheet, the user can register the medicines that should be taken each day of the week and register as they are administered. It is also possible to add a dosage description with frequency and amount remaining.
Spreadsheet allows you to control medicine administration Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves
9. Fitness Plan
The Physical Fitness Plan worksheet assists in weight loss control and body weight reduction goal. In addition, it is possible to record a feeding diary with the diet to be followed, as well as a daily exercise map. The document summarizes this information on the main page and shows performance graphs that help you visualize progress and keep up with your daily routine.
Spreadsheet shows weight loss charts and measurements Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves
10. Holiday Planning
The Vacation Planner template helps you organize a trip. The spreadsheet is divided into five categories: personal information, travel details, activity and hotel, vehicle rental, and emergency. Each displays well-explained tables with important information to check before the trip. As tasks are completed, the home screen shows progress in a progress bar.
Holiday Planner Brings Complete Travel Checklist Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
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