I Paid My Rebate to the IRS

May 29, 2008 0 Comments

“I just received a bill from the IRS to payback the little bit of money I got when I was homeless, which I am doing. I didnt think I owed the money, but I didnt want to be homeless again so I had to agree. Obviously, the rebate was taken for that debt. I thought …

Spent it on fun!

May 29, 2008 0 Comments

“I bought painting supplies; gas; groceries; a Carowinds Season Pass; paid a little on one credit card; makeup; paid some of my line of credit at the bank and went to Walmart to by random junk. The you G-Dub!” Candy L, 34, graphic artistCharlotte, NC

Credit Card Chainsaw Massacre

May 29, 2008 0 Comments

“We paid off some bills and chainsawed a credit card or three. The stimulus went to the rear, as in money already spent. If the Government wants to stimulate the economy maybe they should invest in the infrastructure of this country. Good old fashioned roads and bridges, up to date medical facilities, and the education …

I Am Now Debt-Free! Yeah

May 27, 2008 0 Comments

“$500 to pay off PC Richard store credit card (60” Plasma HDTV) $60 Groceries (stock up on non-perishable sale items) $30 Wrestlemania XXIV Blu-Ray $10 towards laundry = $600 (Bad news is in April I had to write the IRS a check for $1,000, so I’m still behind.)” John, 44, LegalBrooklyn, NY

Invested in my future!!

May 27, 2008 0 Comments

“I used my stimulus check to update my resume. Now I will really start making the big bucks!!! “ James, 27, Sales RepColumbus, OHIO

Post 569

May 27, 2008 0 Comments

“sigh.” BarbarellaBoring, Mcborington

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

Once Upon A Time…

May 24, 2008 0 Comments

“Once upon a time a sort of prince received a check for $600 from the Department of the Treasury. The sort of prince used the power of the check to attack the evil rectangular monster Kredditkarde which was the terrorizing the rather empty land of Walletonia. Walletonia and the sort of prince lived happily ever …

Credit Card Gone

May 24, 2008 0 Comments

“I paid off my credit card! I am out of credit card debt now. This feels really good and will free up extra money extra month for me to save towards retirement.” Sara, 28, ParalegalVancouver, WA

hasta la vista, credit card debt.

May 23, 2008 0 Comments

“I had thought about organizing a campaign that would encourage others to pool their stimulus checks in a legal fund to try Bush, Cheney, et al for war crimes. Instead, I took the much more selfish route and paid off the remaining balance on my credit card. I then cut the little bastard to pieces. …