Commission can definitely be tough from a budgeting standpoint. As a starting point, maybe take your last 2 years of income and average that out, and then try your best to live on that (provided you expect to maintain at least that level).
Additionally, when you do have great months, put as much of the net away in savings as possible to help get through the slower months. Even in great months, don't spend more than what you have budgeted, since the next month could be slow.
Ultimately, if you put most of your money into savings, you can set up weekly/bi-weekly/monthly transfers back to your checking account as a sort of consistent "income." In other words, pretend the money in savings doesn't exist and that your income is actually the money coming into your checking account.
Those are just some thoughts. I don't know that there is a right or wrong answer or system in this case. You may just need to play around with it and see what works best for you. Good luck.
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