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Where would you cut down in this budget?

tithe $245
rent $550
diapers and wipes $65
P G and E $75
Comcast bill $275
Rent-a-Center $155
laundry $50
bus pass $20
household needs $100
loan repayment $60
loan repayment $40

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:26 PM on Feb. 11, 2010 in Money & Work

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Answers (41)
  • Comcast for sure.
    Diapers and wipes: I have found I can buy the store brand, like walmart or sams club and they are just as good as the huggies etc. Wipes are the same, but make sure they aren't scented and have no alcohol. If your really ambicious you can google, homemade baby wipes and they have a recipe....I think it's like a roll of paper towels (cheap ones), baby oil, and baby wash.
    I'm LDS and I pay a full tithe. I dont' know what your beliefs are on that, but I've seen more blessings come out when I'm paying an honest tithe, then when I'm not.
    sandypops

    Answer by sandypops at 9:34 PM on Feb. 11, 2010

  • comcast and rent a center, everything else is pretty much fixed the only thing you can do about household and wipes/diapers is cut coupons and buy whats on sale.
    1st_LadyD

    Answer by 1st_LadyD at 9:29 PM on Feb. 11, 2010

  • it looks like the only "optional" item there is the comcast bill. or tithing less. i know that's probably set by religious views, so by all means, tithe what you can, when you can, but i don't think God would be mad if you can't make the full amt. =)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:29 PM on Feb. 11, 2010

  • Comcast, Rent a Center and tithe.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:31 PM on Feb. 11, 2010

  • What's P G and E?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:31 PM on Feb. 11, 2010

  • OP-The thing that sucks is the Comcast bill includes our phone so if I don't pay it we lose our only phone.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:32 PM on Feb. 11, 2010

  • comcast & tithe
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:32 PM on Feb. 11, 2010

  • Rent a center for sure, If your renting like a refrig. get one off craigslist. They are a rip off. Comcast needs to be downsized. Tilth can be cut back for now too.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:32 PM on Feb. 11, 2010

  • P G and E is the electricity and the heat.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:33 PM on Feb. 11, 2010

  • Do you have another provider besides comcast. They are a rip off.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:35 PM on Feb. 11, 2010