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do you every sit back and wonder where your money goes

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Asked by tammy372011 at 5:23 PM on Jan. 18, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • Nope, because we budget and know exactly where our money goes.

    Answer by worriedmommy600 at 5:24 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • As in taxes or everyday expenses? I keep a pretty clear log, so I literally know where my money goes.... but before I did that yeah, I had no idea where was my money was going!

    Answer by Namaste17 at 5:25 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • We keep an excel spreadsheet to track our expenses so we know where the money goes.

    Answer by scout_mom at 5:31 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • no but my husband does ;-)

    Answer by jasper311 at 5:33 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • I am pretty good at budgeting but around Christmas I somehow misplaced $150. I dont know if I spent it or paid a bill twice. So I usually know where it goes, but I dont understand why everyone wants to take our money from us lol.

    Answer by gemgem at 5:34 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • I know where my money goes and we try to stay within our budget for the most part. but unespected things happen and we need to get them fixed.

    Answer by Aries46845 at 6:12 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • So at the end of 06' my husband and I were completely debt free. At the end of 08' we had $20,000 in debt. Heck yes I wondered where the money went. How the heck do you just wrack up $20,000 worth of debt? The worst part is, when we tried to remember what we'd spend it on, we could only account for $8000 of it. Sad huh?

    AT the beginning of 09' we started Dave Ramsey's get out of debt plan. With a written budget I know longer wonder where my money goes- I told it where to go and that's where it went. We're about 5 weeks away from paying off the last of our debt. Never again will we wonder where the money is going.

    Answer by Erica_Smerica at 6:26 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • Yes I know the goverment, house hold stuff, and BILLS BILLS BILLS, and my 2 babies

    Answer by prettylady81 at 6:42 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • No I know where it goes food ,Bills,Gas etc etc....Thats Life *sigh*

    Answer by Truelove77 at 8:14 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • Nope, we have a written budget and use cash for pretty much everything. We know exactly where our money goes.

    Of course I often wonder where my tax money goes, but that's another story.

    Answer by SherriPie at 9:18 AM on Jan. 19, 2011

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