This is probably going to be a short entry. It will take much longer to write because I'm actively avoiding checking the bank balance. I'm scared. There is nothing more I can do. I have a long term plan and am sticking to it, I didn't waste money or spend it frivolously. My decision to change from paying down debt to having an emergency fund was basically a perspective … [Read more...] about How We Spent It!
Thank you for your feedback on yesterday's How Should I Spend It? post. I obviously love Wendi most for giving her advice publicly. People are going to think only, like, two people read this blog when I think it's obvious I have at least ten readers. Consider your minds blown. That's right. Double. Digits. Okay, I'm done mocking myself. Let's get to the money … [Read more...] about How We Spent It
When you have some money but not enough to make a dent you end up, well, where I am right now. The car payment is paid, next weeks check will be short two days from Mr. Brickie not working Monday/Tuesday, and I have $444.00 after the car payment is paid. $160 has to go for gas and living expenses. $40 has to go toward the credit card for tolls. That leaves me $244 … [Read more...] about What Should I Spend The Money On?
My posting decreases dramatically when my nails get too long. I need to clip them because they get caught in the keyboard. I'm trying not to bite my nails because it's gross and I don't want my kids to start doing it. Unfortunately, it seems I need to attach a clipper to my underwear at all times so I have one when I need it. That has nothing to do with the budget. It's … [Read more...] about Weekly Budget Update (There Goes the Insurance)
You remember me trying to figure out what Mr. Brickie's check was going to be after the raise with overtime, right? If not you can check it out but it might make you feel really confused because I was crazy confused while trying to do the math. I won't actually have the pay stub until the mail comes this afternoon (Oh, what's that? You get your mail in the morning? How NICE … [Read more...] about A Nice Financial Surprise