Sweeter after dark

June 16, 2008 0 Comments

“This is all our check would allow us to buy, Sonic may be sweeter after dark, the check wasn’t.” JJ, 52, school teacherFt. Worth, Texas

It’s the little things that count…

June 8, 2008 0 Comments

“I spent my check on a few things. Got some groceries, started a small herb garden, got a much needed haircut, cleaning products, some treats for my dog, a video game for my boyfriend, took ourselves out to a nice dinner and bought some new clothes for work. Needless to say all of it is …

Lady Luck

June 5, 2008 0 Comments

“Going to blow it all on beer and dog racing.” George, 22Boston, MA

Because You Can’t Eat Gold.

June 5, 2008 0 Comments

“There is now WAY this will be enough for a family of four, but its a start. I estimate about 700 ‘servings’ from this, so its only a month. Please excuse the cameraphone…” Mike Kage, 39, I.T. CrapKagetopia, NH

Victory Garden Mentality

June 3, 2008 0 Comments

“I spent my check buying materials for a large home garden – including a Mantis tiller, seeds, small greenhouse, books on gardening and seed saving and hoes and rakes. Food is just getting too expensive, especially fresh fruit and veggies. This investment will keep us in food for a many years to come.” Irish M., …

Ein Kaffee, bitte.

June 1, 2008 0 Comments

“Since I live in Germany, with my ~$600 rebate, after writing myself a check and converting to Euros, I bought myself a nice cup of coffee! Thanks, Uncle Sam. ps – I put the remaining Euro into my German bank account. I will really use the $ to pay student loans. :)” adam, 30, nuclear …

Gotta love the rebate check

May 30, 2008 0 Comments

“We got ours and used it for some bills, high cost of living stuff, replaced our broken DVD player and Xbox which the kids love to use, and had a really nice date night my wife and i out…I also purchased new bedding for my oldest daughter and more baseballs for my son…nothing too crazy …

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 …

Steak & Retirement

May 28, 2008 0 Comments

“I bought some steaks at a restaurant I like because I’ve usually got to watch my money as a college student (graduation is fast approaching). It benefited me, the restaurant, and my cat. I plowed the rest into my retirement account. Specifically into “AHR” (Anthracite Capital). The dividend yield is around 15% for this relatively …


May 26, 2008 0 Comments

“After the economic stimulus package was signed into law, I pledged to spend my stimulus money on one of the few well made American products left – Kentucky whiskey.” Andrew, 29, Application DeveloperSaint Louis, MO