July 7, 2008 0 Comments

“We had a baby. We splurged on giving or boy a circumcision. The healthcare facility/doctor felt $600 was a fair price for the 15 minute procedure. The remaining $600 went to doctor bills and decorating the nursery. Thanks!” k wm, 30, salesomaha, ne

Stimulus Check: The Love Letter

July 4, 2008 0 Comments

“Dear Stimulus Check, I will miss you. I held you in my hands for a total of a day. That is, before the mean evil dentist sensed you sitting in my purse. She insisted I hand you over to her in the full amount. I intended to spend you on shoes and booze. Ah well. …

New hearing aids

July 4, 2008 0 Comments

“I just got my check and it’s going straight to my wonderful, loving aunt who let me borrow some money for new hearing aids. I wear two hearing aids and one of them was held together with super glue so it was time for a new pair. But they lasted me 11 years so hopefully …

The Buzzer

July 4, 2008 0 Comments

“I got a new haircut. its been a long time and money has been tight so I went for it.” snoop, 40, retired machinistwalla walla, washington

I bought a root canal, LOL

July 3, 2008 0 Comments

“My stimulus check helped me to pay for getting a root canal to to repair and save one of my molar tooth that was badly decayed and infected. I am happy because I need that tooth to eat good!!! “ Melissa, 24, Pet Care Specialist at PetSmart PetHotelHouston, Texas

To my health!

July 3, 2008 0 Comments

“I finally had my wisdom teeth out(all four). Been putting it off hoping to get insurance first, but then theres a waiting period after that… We had enough income to qualify but not enough to get the full amount & we only got $600, it covered just under half of the expenses. “ Katrina, 23, …

Government has Something Wrong!

July 3, 2008 0 Comments

“$1,300 of my $1,500 check went to my husband’s illegitimate child who doesn’t even carry his last name! The remaining $200 helped buy much needed clothing for my three children and some prescription medications. Still leaves on living on Food Stamps and searching for jobs to help fuel our one car. GET THIS: A Stimulus …

Walking tall

July 2, 2008 0 Comments

“My daughter was born with club foot. She had her first surgery at three weeks old. Now at eight she was in need of another heel cord clipping and a tendon trasnfer. Yes, we have insurance but they don’t pay for much. Not to mention the doctor visits every two weeks until everything heels. We …

Paying off baby!

July 2, 2008 0 Comments

“We paid off hospital bills from our newest little addition. I’m sure there are more enjoyable ways to spend the flux of cash… but we felt getting rid of the over priced hospital bills that were coming in was the responsible thing to do. 🙂 “ Mary, 31Northwest, IN

I fell for it….

July 2, 2008 0 Comments

“While hiking I slipped and fell, resulting in a torn ACL, 2 sprained thumbs, a broken thumb, and a few stitches where my thumbnail used to be. I used the money to pay off parts of the hospital bills and surgery.” Annie Montgomery, 23, bartenderTucson, AZ