Billls Bills Bills

July 1, 2008 0 Comments

“We deposited all our check in the bank and have slowly caught up some of the bills, but are a long way from done and have no more check left. It may have helped but it was a long way from getting our economic goals fixed. And to boot, we got our original refund direct …

Night Rammer

July 1, 2008 0 Comments

“I didn’t buy anything. I put the money towards paying off my truck (aka… pay down debt).” Mike, 25, Mechanical EngineerValencia, CA


June 30, 2008 0 Comments

“Well my husband and I are planning to move at the end of August so we are going to spend our check to help us get a HOUSE! Plus paying off a few bills. I think this extra cash is a blessing and Americans should grateful. So…instead of slandering our President I’d like to say …


June 30, 2008 0 Comments

“Paid down a credit card and spent the rest in Ottawa, Canada to celebrate finishing graduate school. Now if I can only find a job…” Jennifer, 26, Unemployed Social WorkerBuffalo, New York

8th Grade Dance, Credit Cards and Groceries

June 30, 2008 0 Comments

“Spent about $200 so my daughter could go to her 8th grade dance in a new dress, shoes and get her hair done. The rest went to groceries and credit cards.” Joan, 43Tampa, FL

Boo Hoo Credit Card

June 30, 2008 0 Comments

“Sadly, it went to pay off a credit card bill that I had somehow managed to rack up $500 in debt on from gas/groceries etc. Boo Hoo!” Donna, 41, Graphic DesignPhiladelphia, PA

Credit cards and heat

June 30, 2008 0 Comments

“We spent half on paying down my credit cards which has been used to pay tuition for college courses. The other half we used to put towards a new pellet furnace since our present gas furnace is costing us thousands per year in fuel (as you can see behind me , we have no insulation …

Thanks for the help with the Wedding Uncle Sam!

June 30, 2008 0 Comments

” The check helped us out on wedding expenses! We had just gotten marrid in March and when we got our check we promptly applied it to a credit card we opened for wedding costs like the cake and the ceremony fees… Thanks for the delicious wedding cake and a memorable ceremony Uncle Sam! 😀 …

Still waiting…

June 27, 2008 0 Comments

“What I wanted was a new lap top computer and my lovely wife wanted a new sofa. Unfortunatly with gas around 4.45 a gallon, credit card debt into the next solar system and the closet city twenty miles or so down the coast, plus the fact we still have not received our check all I …

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

June 23, 2008 0 Comments

“We paid off some credit cards to have money to make car payments on two new-to-us gas-inefficient vehicles, thus perpetuating the debt cycle. I was very happy with the credit card pay-off, not so much with gaining car payments. But it beats getting stuck in the snow countless times this past winter and incurring major …