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Pay Day

August 9th, 2019 at 02:09 am

Pay day was today and this is what happened

* Saved over half of September mortgage payment
* Reduced CC10 by only $15
* Added to my retirement savings
* Added funds to the sinking funds
* Set funds aside for auto pay bills (e.g. water, car insurance, cellphone)
* Paid half of the astronomical cable bill that is due on 8/17 πŸ™„, and
* Paid tithes

Most of this check went towards saving, and I’m happy with that. I’m anticipating a reduction in my electric bill with the SO gone but not so much with the water, since I’ve been pressure cleaning.

I noticed I won’t be saving much with SO gone on the cable as I thought. Why? Well when we split the bill it was $85-89 per month, now with just the internet it is $70. So my savings is really, approximately $200 a year πŸ€¦πŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸ™„. I’ve got to look for cheaper, internet service.

Lastly I’m going back to meal prepping

4 Responses to “Pay Day ”

  1. Creditcardfree Says:

    Good luck on the internet savings. My guess is that lowering the speed or data, whatever they call it might save some, but you may lose quality. Might be worth a try though.

  2. Lots of Ideas Says:

    Amber, I know it doesn’t feel lik it, but if you didn’t shut off the cable, you would still b paying the $200 so β€˜you’ are saving!

    We have options for internet though both our cable and phone service providers. I don’t, but some people switch between them every couple of years to take advantage of β€˜introductory offers’. Maybe check out that?

  3. Sue Says:

    You're doing great Amber! You are saving a lot by cutting the cable portion otherwise you'd be paying the full amount each month without SO paying the other half of the cable bill. I run into the same problem with the internet service offered in my area. I wish it was cheaperSmile If it makes you feel better, you are paying less than I do for internet access.

  4. rob62521 Says:

    Keep up the good work on saving.

    Meal planning is the key to not being tempted to eat out as much.

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