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Spent a lot

February 18th, 2009 at 07:06 pm

Well I spent a lot today. I decided to spend only $120 from now until payday on the 2nd so about $60 a week, wish me luck

Added the following:
$25 IRA
$187 EF
$10 Gift account
$20 personal saving account
Total saved $242

Expense
Internet $60.07
Gifts(flowers for friend who passed away)$75.00
Misc.(Storage fee,delivery fee for flowers and mom's cell phone) $98.42
Taxes $233.01
Utilities(Cable/Water) $112.36
Extra $10 on CC
Total $588.86

I almost forgot my sister asked me to borrow $20 because she didn't have money for the train and I said no. I felt bad but she never pays me back when she say she will, I'm just happy I said no

7 Responses to “Spent a lot”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    Great job on saying no to your sister!! Best wishes on the spending, too.

  2. frugaltexan75 Says:

    WTG on the No Amber!

  3. Blue Eyes Says:

    I agree...good job on telling your sister NO!

  4. Ima saver Says:

    I agree too!!

  5. midlight21 Says:

    Here's one I like to use:

    "How does failure to plan ahead on your part constitute a need to forgo my own financial goals on my part?" Sorry, not happening Sis! Once maybe, but if she's a habitual borrower with a losy payback record, then an emphatic NO and an offer to help her with her budgeting skills would be forthcoming!

    Great job on working on those saving goals!!

  6. Aleta Says:

    Good for you Amber. Your sister needs to know that we are all living in a different fiancial world right now. Lux Living said it best.

  7. veronak Says:

    Thanks guys, I was feeling guilty but you guys nip that in the bud with all your positive feedback

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