New rules, new traps for credit cards - Feb. 17, 2010 - Much to lenient on the banks ! My long term goal is to get rid of the credit cards !
Minimalist Money: 6 Steps to Simplify Your Financial Life * Get Rich Slowly - some good ideas but easier said than done; and some seem a bit over the top to me... (tags: article simplicity money finances minimalism frugality financial budget simplify finance) Happy Meals (tags: food, health, nutrition)
The Simple Dollar » Should You Use a Credit Card As Your Emergency Fund?. I have used credit cards for emergencies; probably most people do it or have done it. This article tells why one should not use plastic for an emergency fund, rather one needs to establish a real fund thru regular saving.
The day is off to a good start ! I weighed myself this morning and I'm holding steady. I went walking this morning ! At the moment I am not feeling overwhelmed by the workload 'cause I finished that hyper-high priority stuff yesterday. Last but not least, I checked my bank account and noticed that … Continue reading friday morning…..
‘So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own. Today’s trouble is enough for today. -- Jesus Christ as recorded in MatthewI woke up this morning with feelings of high anxiety about financial matters and my overwhelming workload. Worrying will not do me any good though. These word from Jesus … Continue reading worry…..
Since I started watching my weight and exercising I managed to drop from size 42 to size 40 pants and from XXL to XL hoodies and polos. I've not actually weighed myself recently but I don't feel like I have gained any weight. Also, Sweetous as of late has been telling me that my clothes … Continue reading notes….
Ex-bankers on pushing customers to rack up debt - CNN.com - Rather than bailing these companies out, the government should do a massive crackdown on corporate sleaze wherever and whenever it is found !
Very good ! Our HR guy just came around to announce raises and bonuses for all (well for me anyway). I assume just about everyone else got it too. So, let's celebrate and spend the money before it burns a hole in my pocket. LOL ! Not ! It will get eat up fast; I … Continue reading a bonus & a raise…
After work I took my can of coins to Safeway and dumped them into the coin eating machine: I got over a $100.00 which I will use to make a grocery run to Wal-Mart tomorrow. I've never been one to watch my money real closely but over the past few months it has become evident … Continue reading a pre-emptive strike against the proverbial wolf at the door…
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We've had Sweetous' Mom on our cell phone plan for a while now. A couple months ago she (the mom) told us the phone was missing. I generally don't pay a lot of attention to my Verizon bill because it's is quite intricate and complicated and HIGH ! Of course it's high because we have … Continue reading true crime…
....slept in today and went to work later than usual, so I shall be here late too 'cause I want to get at least the task I working on now completed. Tuesday I went to the healing service at Life in Jesus. That was pretty intense and I didn't get home 'til 11:00 pm. Then … Continue reading Some random notes…..
First off, I have several items at work I am working on, and of course everyone wants there stuff ASAP. The big event today though was mailing out the checks from my Home Equity Loan. I have been working on this loan for about a month. I figure it will be a very good deal. … Continue reading Quite the busy day !
I just got off the phone with the loan officer; my 2nd mortgage refinance is approved and I should have the checks today ! I will pay off a bunch of outrageous high interest credit cards with it. A word to the wise: don't accumulate a lot of credit card debt !
Very damp today, part rain, part ice. Hope I can get up my driveway ! I went to the dentist last nite for a check-up. The dentist told me her next appt had cancled, so she had lots of time for me. She asked if I would like a root canal. I said "sure, why … Continue reading My root canal and other matters….