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Who else is broke after the holidays?

Posted by on Dec. 30, 2012 at 5:02 PM
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We are and it really sparks my anxiety. DH is trying to get overtime, but it's hard to come by this time of year. I'll be teaching Kindermusik soon, but so far I only have 2 families enrolled which only comes to $90 for the month. Hopefully I get more students signed up after a few weeks. I hope we can get back on track soon!
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by Gold Member on Dec. 30, 2012 at 5:28 PM

We are okay here.

by Member on Dec. 30, 2012 at 5:29 PM
Thankfully not this year! We tried to spread the spending over a few months so it didn't kill us all at once!
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by New Member on Dec. 30, 2012 at 6:43 PM

i was gone from work for 6 weeks due to having my gal bladder removed so my check for commission was so small that we barely could get gifts .. i hear ya

by on Dec. 30, 2012 at 7:30 PM

money is pretty tight here too

by on Dec. 31, 2012 at 11:25 AM

We are actually doing pretty well for once.

by Bronze Member on Dec. 31, 2012 at 6:49 PM
Im not, i buy xmas gifts as i have the money starting in september.
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by on Dec. 31, 2012 at 8:21 PM
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Yes, but I am sure its not as bad as most people.  We used to be like that, but then DH and I decided if we don't have the money for Christmas it wasn't going to happen.

I have saved some money by making my own gifst.  I have learned to sew in 2012.  I found a ton of fabric on Freecycle :).

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by Platinum Member on Jan. 1, 2013 at 12:05 AM

We're in the middle at this point :)

by on Jan. 1, 2013 at 1:17 AM

Yeah, we spent a ton!

by Bronze Member on Jan. 1, 2013 at 9:26 AM

We're ok but a bit tight will be the next paycheck for me having 2 weeks off for Christmas time is great it's not great on my paycheck so the next few months will be hard. This is the time of year I have to start saving for summer to make my mortgage payments. I don't work the summer months.So it becomes tough in the next 4 months or so.

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