I somehow totally didn’t factor in Mr. Brickie’s $20 union dues payment. I need to go to the mall this weekend and pick up a graduation gift for a friend. I paid for school pictures last month and will pay for softball pictures this month. At the end of May, Mr. Brickie will need to pay another $20 union dues payment. There are probably other expenses I haven’t put … [Read more...] about I Am Bad At Planning the Expected Unexpected
I was doing a bit of navel gazing today. First we had pie for breakfast (a Pi Day tradition) and went to a maple sugar festival and tromped all over hell’s half acre learning about sap and checking out tapped trees and learning how the native americans tapped the trees before the pioneers got all high-tech with their big metal pots and ball jars. It was mostly on the … [Read more...] about Financially Fit by Forty?
I'm trying so hard not to hyperventilate. Tomorrow is payday and it's going to be a 21 hour check. If I was going to judge prior decisions I would say my decision to build an emergency fund is one I should have come up with a hell of a lot sooner. Because I'm going to have flexible extra income tomorrow of about $20. Even though there have been crazy, sky-opening … [Read more...] about Breathing In A Paper Bag
We ended last month and started this month worried. Very worried. Now, thanks to a partial client payment that we thought would never come (He's made four payments over the last year. We keep thinking about cutting bait but haven't yet.), another blogging gig, and selling a glass desk on Craigslist things are looking noticeably more rosy and it's only the 8th! I had a … [Read more...] about Chat It Up Saturday (The “Is Craigslist Money Taxable Income?” Edition)