Tracking My Finances In 2010: June Week 2

I have decided to post my weekly spending for the previous week on Fridays so you know how my cash has been flowing for the week. Please note that I get paid on the last day of the month so my cash flow net effect will usually be negative until the last day of the month. This does not mean that I am adding to my debt, it just...

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Tracking My Finances In 2009: October Recap

I came in under budget for October by just barely $43.27. Ouch!!! But it could be $1 and I would be happy just knowing that I am in the black for one more month and making progress on reducing debts. I went way over budget in the food category because I sort of lost my mind and ate a lot of Taco Bell. I know this is not an...

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What I Am Doing To Reduce Debt And Expenses Before 2009 Ends

I have to pay off the LASIK credit card  by the end of December 2009 or all that glorious interest free time comes crashing down on my head. If I am carrying a balance on the card when the promotion ends in January 2010 then I will have to pay all the interest retroactively from the time that I had my eye surgery up to now....

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Coworker got LASIK

I got LASIK last year and I was talking to a coworker about it. Well she wanted to do it and was energized by my experiences and she decided to get it too. I guess the doctor should give me a finder’s fee for getting him a new client. She had her surgery done a week ago and she is already happy with the results. Her eyes...

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Tracking My Finances In June: Day 16

Welcome to How I Save Money and tracking of income and expenses for the month. Income for the month to date: $31.24 Expenses for the month to date: $1750.03 Net effect: -$1718.79 According to my Excel spreadsheet I have already paid off all the regular monthly bills except the bill for the LASIK which does not come until the...

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Tracking My Finances In May: Day 29

Welcome to How I Save Money and tracking of income and expenses for the month. Income for the month to date: $907.67 Expenses for the month to date: $2703.78 Net effect: -$1796.11 I received $101.47 income from the ads that run on this blog so that money has really helped me. I realize that it is not in the league of...

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I Will Not Save Money Because I Need a New Eye Exam

I got LASIK surgery in December 2007 and was able to get a great deal to save money by not having any interest payments on the balance. I want to wear colored contact lenses again so I thought I would call up the eye doctor where I had my LASIK done and get a prescription. Now the last time I went in for an exam they told me...

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State of My Credit Cards

Here is the state of my credit card accounts at How I Save Money. You all know that I was TOTALLY ignorant about the use of credit cards and credit scores when I started and made some REALLY bad decisions . I ended up with a large number of credit cards and carried balances on all of them for a LONG time. A good deal of the...

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How to Save Money on Contact Lenses with LensShopper

Save money on your next contact lens order by using LensShopper. I recently stopped wearing my contacts because I had my LASIK done but since I am always looking for ways to save money I think I would have used the discount lenses offered here. This site points to the same sites I have used in the past to order my lenses,...

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How I Pay My Bills

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