Saving to stimulate my economy…

May 22, 2008 0 Comments

“Hmmm… still in the bank… my check arrived via direct deposit to my WAMU checking account. So, what I did initially was transfer 20% to my savings account. The rest will go to paying off debt and possibly some new suits.” Arnold, 26, Product EndorserSan Carlos, CA

Biking and (almost) becoming debt-free

May 21, 2008 0 Comments

“I ended up getting a sweet discount on a Trek women’s bike, so I bought it, as able to also pay off my Citibank credit card. “ Melissa, 32, SalesMc Cordsville, IN

10 more checks like that and debt free!

May 19, 2008 0 Comments

“Thanks GW. i will send my 6 Washingtons to the credit card company. yeah.” jon, 32, ITmedford, ma

Best Buy ate up my stimulus check…

May 19, 2008 0 Comments

“I paid off my Best Buy credit card. Their interest rates are shockingly HIGH!!” Jen, 34Twin Cities, MN

What I spent my ESC on & maybe you should’ve too

May 18, 2008 0 Comments

“I freakin’ paid bills! And if I had a car, I would have paid bills AND for gasoline! Maybe you should have too. Nothing wrong with financially getting ahead.” Frederick, 34, Creative DesignerGrand Rapids, Michigan

Bills or soap box derby – its a tough call

May 16, 2008 0 Comments

“Curses to my American express card with no spending limit and no interest but a balance that is due in full each month. And curses to how ever that balance got up to $1600.00 this month when its usually around 600 and I wonder how to pay it every month. Im waiting for next month. …

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May 16, 2008 0 Comments

“Ah ha…got my own money ($1200) back after the Govt. wasted money on processing, etc. Just paid back a friend (yes $1200) that i had borrowed money from. Brings me closer to being debt free (5.5 months to debt free!!) and then I will take a real vacation!! In cash!!” the7thlover, 29, ITSilver Spring, MD

Bills, Bills, Bills

May 15, 2008 0 Comments

“When there were four gals in Destiny’s Child, before Beyonce cozied up to Jay-Z, the girls sang about Bills, Bills, Bills. Now, I don’t have a freeloadin’ man to blame for my financial situation (unless you I can count W or Dick Cheney) so I will have to use my stimulus check to pay those …

I spent it on my mommy!

May 15, 2008 0 Comments

“After paying $250.00 to Bank of America CC bill, I spent the weekend with my mother in Philly. We went on a food tour of the Reading Terminal Market, tasted great wines at a wine tasting, and took my mother to a 5 course dinner on a great boat called Moshalu! Dinner took a lot …

A New Best Friend

May 15, 2008 0 Comments

“… a portable dishwasher off of Craigslist. And a patio set off of Craigslist. The rest will pay down credit card debt. “ MelanieMilwaukee, WI