Sunday, April 26, 2009
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Monday, April 20, 2009
Friday, April 17, 2009
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Since today is tax day our WWYD is tax related.
I'll put a spin onto it, lets first discuss what we are doing with our refunds. Mine goes right back to the IRS to pay back taxes... I know, I know but at least I'm getting it paid off. What are you doing with yours?
Also here is a link for Tax Day freebies, let us know if you utilize any of them. Look at the link there are also links within with tax tips and tax information for all of us but mostly for you last minuet folks.
So now for the WWYD:
You've gotten your refund you have several places you can allocate it to:
- Your Emergency fund which is almost non-existent but you are plugging away on
- Spending on a much wanted and useful item you've been trying to save for
- Much needed car repairs
- Paying off a credit card
- A vacation you couldn't afford otherwise
So, WWYD? Tell us why. I tried to think of different possible scenarios that cover someone just starting out in the healthy financial journey because that is where I am at and I believe many people are hurting right now so that can help those people too. If you have other things to add please do add them.
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Monday, April 13, 2009
I have had a crazy week. I'll be sure to post more this week. My WWYD Wednesday posting didn't go up this past week because I was in a minor accident on the way home from work that day. Actually my whole week was like that. I'm okay no worries.
So this week I promise to be better.
Monday, April 6, 2009
Friday, April 3, 2009
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Buying items to winterize next year -
- programmable thermostat
- plastic for door wall and windows
- heavy drapes
- outlet covers
I will not have another year of this super high Gas bills.
Actually both utilities are on the same bill.
I don't have a water bill per say... it is part of my rent. However, the landlord has a water bill and he has been letting us all know how high it is and encouraging us to help keep it down. I know helping to keep it down will also help to keep my rent down.
Renting brings me to another point, since he doesn't have to pay the gas bill he doesn't care that the furnaces are old or the windows are really bad. Nor, does he have any responsibility in fixing what isn't broken even if they cost me tons of money. Which is frustrating because I also know how incredibly cheap he is and approaching him on this isn't going to help at all.