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without me working

Posted by on Sep. 25, 2012 at 9:04 PM
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We seem to be doing much better budgeting than we did when I was working. I guess this means I was WAY overspending on things for the kids (too many clothes) and eating out and fun things. Cutting all those things out has made a huge difference in our checking account. And I haven't even gotten my first payment for unemployment. So now that I know I CAN pay all my bills on DH paycheck then when I do start working again I can save at least half my check for rainy days and emergencies and then I can still have money for fun things and extras. And then we can use our craftshow money for home repairs and all that I want to do in my house. 

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perezamberly
by on Sep. 25, 2012 at 9:06 PM
;)
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DawnPratt23
by Dawn on Sep. 25, 2012 at 9:08 PM
:) working usually does increase costs.
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bmcandmmh
by on Sep. 25, 2012 at 9:08 PM
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my problem is budgeting and eating out. sounds like you've got it under control. Go you! Now I need to go eat lol.
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chrisnjoesmom
by Adrienne on Sep. 25, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Sticking to a budget makes such a difference! Great job, glad to hear you are doing well!

a_and_j_momma
by on Sep. 25, 2012 at 10:25 PM

That is good! Glad it is all working out for you

chrissysnow22
by Chrissy on Sep. 26, 2012 at 12:07 AM
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Isn't it funny how we are able to make it on much less than we first thought when the choice isn't there. More money more 'needs'
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TheBabyFactory4
by Catherine on Sep. 26, 2012 at 12:32 AM
I was thinking that same thought

Quoting chrissysnow22:

Isn't it funny how we are able to make it on much less than we first thought when the choice isn't there. More money more 'needs'
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Stacie03
by Silver Member on Sep. 26, 2012 at 9:23 AM
Glad everything is coming together for you!
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MissyB1011
by Silver Member on Sep. 26, 2012 at 9:50 AM

Sounds like you are being very smart with your budget. Congrats!

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