TRACKS THE EXPENSE IN EACH MONTH AGAINST THE MONTHLY CAP
TRACKS THE TOTAL EXPENSE FROM THE FIRST MONTH OF EXPENSE THROUGH EACH NEXT MONTH, AGAINST THE YEARLY EXPENSE CAP THROUGH EACH MONTH
Each dot represents a month
In January, February, March, May, June and August, you spent less than the monthly cap.
In April, July, September and October, you went over the monthly cap.
In November you spent exactly the whole monthly budget.
No trend can be spotted.
So far in the year, you spent more than the yearly expense cap through November.
But if, from now (November) through the end of the year, you don’t spend more than 662.3, you’ll be able the stay within the budget for the whole year (green dot).
With each passing month, you got closer to the yearly expense limit through the month, and breached through it in September.