Stimulate what?

July 1, 2008 0 Comments

“I spent my stimulus check on food and clothing for my son and I. It didn’t go far. Of course, because I am a single mother with a low income job, I didn’t get as much as others. How’s that for sense?” Windy, 29Greenfield, MA

Stimulus my Arss

July 1, 2008 0 Comments

“Homes foreclosures, gas prices, unemployment rate & utilities rising; our check was spent on gas, food, mortgage & utilities. Anything else was not an option. Baby Bush is only trying to disguise the fact that he’s screw up and a terrorist at heart. “ Cali, 39, LogisticsAustin, TX


June 30, 2008 0 Comments

“I spent mine stocking up my home with staples from BJ’s Warehouse and tried to save some but my car needed repairing at the cost of $400. I was planning on saving some for car repairs anyway. I stocked up because my mom and I are trying to make ends meet and she is disabled …

A little broker now

June 30, 2008 0 Comments

“Single grandmother who has cust of grandbaby and 15 yr old i caught up what i could on my rent, paid what bills that i could, lights water gas(house)no car, then i had to decide on my meds or diapers and food for my grandson. i bought what i could in those and was broke …

My Stimulus Went To GAS & BILLS.. THANKS ALOT.

June 30, 2008 0 Comments

“I paid my BILLS and bought GAS for my car with my stimulus check… Thanks a billion…NOT. Maybe next time I’ll have enough left over for something FUN, considering the USA is at a war we have no business being in, and we could have just spent the war funding elsewhere. Like somewhere that it …

I like Ike but I hate W.

June 30, 2008 0 Comments

“I paid for my kitten Ike’s neutering and shots. The rest of it went for groceries and my electric bill. “ Rebecca, 40, EducationBoston, MA

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


June 30, 2008 0 Comments

“Well I am a single mom of 4 teenagers, I spent most of my check on groceries. Paid phone bill and attempted to get my car fixed, unsuccessful. Hopefully the groceries will last a while but hey I have teens, not likely.” Lisa Ciocco, 36, Food ServiceWest Valley City, Ut

Home or Health… but not both.

June 28, 2008 0 Comments

“Put it in savings to stave off going broke for one extra month. My husband was recently laid off and nobody’s hiring. My whole paycheck now goes to the mortgage, gas, and COBRA. If this keeps up, we will have to choose between the house and health care.” Martha, 33Lenoir, NC

529 plan – College Savings

June 21, 2008 0 Comments

“My husband and I put the $300 designated for each of our two dependents in thier 529 plan. My half of ‘our’ money ($600) went to pay down credit card/home equity debt from a basement remodel project and to buy groceries and such basic stuff as new jeans, tennis shoes, socks and underwear.” Julie Marie, …