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Have you ever been really broke? UPDATE

Anonymous
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I had two major bills that I did not expect, I do have some money set aside for emergencies, but not two BIG ones in the same month.  Both came after I paid all the regular bills, so I have had to eat only what I have in the cabinets.  I am craving something sweet and I would kill for a bag of chips.  Only five more days until I get paid again, for my sweet tooth I have cocoa and for salty I made beans and rice. Has anyone else had a month that the budget just got tossed out the window and the amount that you normally have is all spent?

UPDATE:  I was able to replace most of the money back into my savings account.  The balance will be back next month. I was able to pay all the normal bills, buy some good go with groceries to make my things in the pantry go further.  I still have a few hundred dollars to cover my miscellaneous spending.  Thanks for the prayers and support.

Posted by Anonymous on Mar. 30, 2014 at 10:46 PM
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IamMex11
by JorgematoTM on Mar. 30, 2014 at 10:48 PM
I'm gonna give you a bump to see how many will be honest
Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Mar. 30, 2014 at 10:49 PM
Never. I plan and save. We could live for probably 3 years off our savings.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Mar. 30, 2014 at 10:50 PM
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NOPE!!! We are very well off and financially set! We have money in several different accounts so we would be ok if multiple things happened and we needed money fast. We have 2 kids, both under the age of 7, and they have accounts set up for them, that by the time they are 12, college will be paid for, any school they choose.
arimaur
by on Mar. 30, 2014 at 10:50 PM
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yes, and it was horrible.
Josie_P
by on Mar. 30, 2014 at 10:51 PM
When I first left home, I was cutting it short but nothing too bad.
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Hannahluvsdogs
by Keyser Söze on Mar. 30, 2014 at 10:51 PM

Yep, when I was in college. It sucked.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Mar. 30, 2014 at 10:51 PM
Yes I actually just went a month on eating once a day which was at work.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 5 on Mar. 30, 2014 at 10:52 PM
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Lol.

Quoting Anonymous: NOPE!!! We are very well off and financially set! We have money in several different accounts so we would be ok if multiple things happened and we needed money fast. We have 2 kids, both under the age of 7, and they have accounts set up for them, that by the time they are 12, college will be paid for, any school they choose.
mommytoeandb
by Ruby Member on Mar. 30, 2014 at 10:52 PM
Not really. In college, I didn't have much money but my parents helped out.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 6 on Mar. 30, 2014 at 10:52 PM
I am now. I have $4 for 3 weeks.
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