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What would you pay vs not pay...?

I have $1089 in the bank
Here is where the problem lays...

Internet/Home Phone $77
Cell Phone $75
Credit Card $150
Gasoline (Just to get to and from work) $300
Children's Braces Payment $120
Electric Bill $300
Groceries????

So my question is what would you skip paying for this month?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:16 PM on Jul. 11, 2011 in Money & Work

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Answers (8)
  • Call your phone company - ours is AT&T and there was one time we were going to have a late payment and they were great about it.

    Also try and car pool a few times. You should at least try and pay a little of everything, but definitely pay your electric - you need that.

    Are all those bills do at the same time? Maybe start figuring out a way to divi up bills to certain paychecks.
    tangleballlover

    Answer by tangleballlover at 8:30 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • Home Phone and internet and cell phone. I would then call the credit card company and talk to them about a payment arrangement and also the braces to see if they could work with you
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 8:18 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • Oh, I wouldn't pay home phone, internet and cell...forgot to state that.

    And if it was this way every month, the home phone and internet would be the first to go
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 8:19 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • If I had to, I would skip the braces and the credit card. Having to skip payments is never a great choice to make, but sometimes you just have to and those 2 things aren't going to get resources taken away. Other than those 2 I'd also consider letting the cell go since you also have a home phone.
    Grungalax

    Answer by Grungalax at 8:22 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • I would skip the internet most ppl have the internet on their phone -i had to make that decision and I said bye to the internet
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:25 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • I would say home phone/internet, .. maybe even axe the cell phone
    r00j04j08

    Answer by r00j04j08 at 8:28 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • 1 paycheck pays mortgage, insurance, and water.
    the other pays these...
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 8:34 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • $300 for electric? That is massive!!
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:56 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

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