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Sunday Ramblings

May 20th, 2018 at 12:35 pm

I'd budgeted $90 for my hair this budget period. Yesterday, I washed and styled it myself, saving me $45. So $25 of this will go towards a graduation gift for a friend's kid and $20 back in the bank. If all goes well next week, I'll do the same, saving me a total $40.

Any one watch the Royal Wedding yesterday? I thought it was nice, not what I expected. Though I'm sure there was a nice penny spent, everything looked so simple. Goes to show, not everything has to be over the top.

My May book is "Rich Dad, Poor Dad" by Robert Kiyosaki, I saw a poster in one of the DR groups posts about it so I decided to read it. It's okay, an easy and quick read. I agree with some things and some I don't, that's pretty much with any book read, you'll always have some pros and cons. Like all the other books read this month, I can always take something away from it.

Later I'll be adding receipts, and balancing the check book. I'm just in chill mode right now.

8 Responses to “Sunday Ramblings ”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    Just curious if you will be tracking your EF on your sidebar? Are you minimizing all payments on credit cards until you have your full $5K for the car? If not how are you figuring which money to put to debt vs EF?

  2. ceejay74 Says:

    If you're interested in productivity books, can I recommend "Eat That Frog"? It's a simple easy book, quick read, maybe a little too simplistic but it actually did affect how I do things. Many times AS and I, when we're chatting in the morning about what we need to do that day, will coach one another to "eat that frog"!

  3. Amber Says:

    Hi CCF 👋🏾
    Yes, I'm tracking the EF on the side bar, it's Baby Step 1. No I'm not minimizing the payments to the CC, it's going to be awhile before I hit the $5k. See DR says stop BS1 at $1,000 but I continue to add between $100 to $150 a month to the account. Glad I've done so because I had a few emergencies cone up.

    Basically, each pay period I budget $30-$50 to the EF, I count this as a sinking fund. Any items sold, those funds go towards the EF. Each pay period I have close to about $200 (approximately $500) a month to throw at debt. The last three pay periods, I fell off

  4. PatientSaver Says:

    I did watch a good part of the royal wedding when I unexpectedly found it on TV. I enjoyed watching, but didn't think it was at all "simple." I'm sure it cost British taxpayers in the millions.

  5. PatientSaver Says:

    Just read that the wedding cost $45 million!

  6. Amber Says:

    Thanks Ceejay, I'll check out "Eat that Frog"
    Wow PatienrSaver, $45 million dollars! OMG

  7. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    I watched some of the wedding on youtube.

    Have you read Richest Man in Babylon? A really good, easy financial read.

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