Tracking My Finances In 2010: June Week 2
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Tracking My Finances In 2010: June Week 2

I have decided to post my weekly spending for the previous week on Fridays so you know how my cash has been flowing for the week. Please note that I get paid on the last day of the month so my cash flow net effect will usually be negative until the last day of the month. This does not mean that I am adding to my debt, it just means that the money coming in is less than the money going out because bills are due starting on the first...

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Tracking My Finances In 2009: October Recap

I came in under budget for October by just barely $43.27. Ouch!!! But it could be $1 and I would be happy just knowing that I am in the black for one more month and making progress on reducing debts. I went way over budget in the food category because I sort of lost my mind and ate a lot of Taco Bell. I know this is not an excuse but I was sick a lot and just felt too lazy to cook so I ended up running to T.B. to get things to eat...

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What I Am Doing To Reduce Debt And Expenses Before 2009 Ends

I have to pay off the LASIK credit card  by the end of December 2009 or all that glorious interest free time comes crashing down on my head. If I am carrying a balance on the card when the promotion ends in January 2010 then I will have to pay all the interest retroactively from the time that I had my eye surgery up to now. The balance on the card is currently $1113 and the minimum payment is $45. I have been making payments every two...

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Coworker got LASIK

I got LASIK last year and I was talking to a coworker about it. Well she wanted to do it and was energized by my experiences and she decided to get it too. I guess the doctor should give me a finder’s fee for getting him a new client. She had her surgery done a week ago and she is already happy with the results. Her eyes were -2.75 which is not as bad as mine were at -7.50 but she felt like she was blind without her contacts....

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Tracking My Finances In June: Day 16

Welcome to How I Save Money and tracking of income and expenses for the month. Income for the month to date: $31.24 Expenses for the month to date: $1750.03 Net effect: -$1718.79 According to my Excel spreadsheet I have already paid off all the regular monthly bills except the bill for the LASIK which does not come until the end of the month. I am not paying this bill early because it is at 0% interest for the next three years so...

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