Where did all that money go?

June 3, 2008 0 Comments

“My husband and I have 5 children so we received $2100. I really cannot figure out how $2100 got spent within a week, but I know that the majority of it went towards gasoline (we are at $4.15/gallon here in IL) and groceries (Walmart) and bills. I did spend $100 at oldnavy.com and I did …

This is what we did with $774

June 2, 2008 0 Comments

“Even though I work as a tax preparer during the season, my husband and I were both skeptical of this whole “free money” idea. we did not make plans for the money before we had it, but waited and to see what we would like to have had when we did. we both were paid …

Hell to the Yeah!

May 30, 2008 0 Comments

“I bought apple bottom jeans and boots with the fur. Some baggy sweatpants and reeboks with the straps. So I could get low!” Angeles, 25San Diego, California

Spent at Random

May 29, 2008 0 Comments

“Lets see what i spent my money on was everyday thing like bowling, playing pool, alcohol, clothes, shoes and gas and anything else you can think of. Oh I also put some towards my bills, most of it. yeeh it felt good to have it. Too bad we dont have this every year. Thats my …

No Fun Money Left :(

May 29, 2008 0 Comments

“Well, I had plans to redo the floor in my foyer, or buy paint for the kitchen, or take a weekend holiday somewhere, but WOW! The money came around the same time as my payday, I bought a few extra groceries, 1 cheap outfit at walmart, some sox and……. boom! it was all gone and …

Taking The Next Step In My Geekdom

May 27, 2008 0 Comments

“With my stimulus package I bought a Star Wars Stormtrooper armor costume kit to wear, to display, and to do charity work with the 501st Legion. Best $600+ dollars I ever spent.” James, 28, IT AdministratorJoliet, IL

Nickes and Dimes

May 26, 2008 0 Comments

“Well, I bought some new shoes, but to be honest, we pretty much just nickel and dimed it to death with credit card payments, eating out, gifts and other frivolities.” Kacey Close, 34, University Computer SupportDenton, TX

Making stimulus easier for an unknown woman. And me.

May 19, 2008 0 Comments

“I gave $300 to the Campaign to End Fistula (run by UNFPA). Then I bought myself some lingerie from La Petite Coquette.” sally, 25, studentNYC, NY

Economy stimulated, self esteem boost.

May 17, 2008 0 Comments

“I’ve been feeling kinda fugly lately…and i thought maybe getting some new clothes might help…i got my economy stimulous check on friday, so yesterday i decided to go clothes shopping….this photo was taking in the dressing room….these were some things i wanted to try on…..i did end up buying 2 new shirts…*gasp* that were not …

Everywhere But Here

May 16, 2008 0 Comments

“New clothes, none made in the USA. All were from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Vietnam, Lesotho, South Africa. Does that stimulate our country?” SeadoveKailua Kona, Hawaii