MyPoints Revisited

Paid Twice had a great post last week on Maximizing MyPoints Rewards, which renewed my interest in the rewards system. Thanks, Paid Twice!! I became a member of MyPoints on August 15, 1999. Yes, seven years ago. I had time for it back then, and was even on s-l-o-w dial up. During the first [CLICK TO CONTINUE...]

When Your Hubby Gives You Flowers

Flower Bouquet

What do you say?

“Hey, buddy, we’re on a BUDGET now, don’t ya know? Get with the program, will ya?”

No, you say, “Thank you honey, what a sweet thing to do.”

And then you wait for a few days to check the online banking to see how much they cost…

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Credit Card Report December 2007

Here’s how the credit card report looks.

Basically we now have paid 21% of Credit Card #1 and 15% of Credit Card #2.

It’s a little confusing as my sister’s phone bills come to my credit card, and this past month our son purchased a Total Gym and I used the credit card. He [CLICK TO CONTINUE...]

My Money Story - The Forties

In November 2006 we made an important and necessary decision that would allow us to move on with our lives. Our income dropped but the bills were still there. We had to use credit cards to cover bills and groceries for several months.

And now we stand here, thousands of dollars in debt and [CLICK TO CONTINUE...]

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