Okay, the good tidings are: it’s a new year and I’m thankful that we made it. 🙂 A lot of crazy shit happened in 2008, but mostly good stuff. I’m looking forward to 2009 and girdling my loins as I speak (for the figurative “battle” ahead of me). I’ve got a bunch of things planned … Continue reading I’m back with good tidings! 🙂
Okay, breathe with me. Last month’s heating bill was ~ $44. This month’s heating bill = ~ $66. My jaw literally dropped and I instantly placed a call to my energy company to schedule a free high-bill re-check. Then, I called my husband and broke the news to him. lol. He claimed he wasn’t surprised, … Continue reading Heating bills and financial lessons
So, I haven’t said much about savings, retirement planning et cetera. In fact, all that stuff seems trivial in the face of the real depression-style era that is looming ahead of us if things continue as they have in the US lately. The economy is in a free-fall as more people and investor panic and … Continue reading Financial recap and other musings
That title was deliberate bad grammar/spelling on my part, but it’s a common phrase on the web. I was thisclose to purchasing Matt’s laptop from Circuit City. I applied for their Chase-sponsored financing which claimed to be able to give immediate decisions on whether or not one was approved. From the moment, I started applying … Continue reading Credit cards applications are teh suck. 🙁
If you know M & I, you’ll know that mixed martial arts are just some of our interests. M’s managed to get me interested in the sport too so we’ve gone out to some bars together just to watch the pay-per-view fight cards (of course, we had to pay for this privilege by patronizing the … Continue reading MMA goodness!
Things have been moving along even more smoothly than I hoped for. All I can say is God works in mysterious ways.Â I had the chance to visit and I got along fabulously (in my humble opinion) so I hope, as M said, they make the right decision. 🙂 Now, it’s just a waiting game. … Continue reading A Good Feeling
Well, well, I was finally able to post another payment to the SunTrust card. Dunno how or why. I’m just glad it let me do it. I’m way to eager to get this card paid off and get my credit score back to the 700s. For a while there, it was sitting pretty at 720. … Continue reading More credit card hijinks