Stimulus not worth it for us….

July 1, 2008 0 Comments

“we did not get a check… the goverment took our check for child support. here is the kicker… the child support is for my husband’s first child who is 19, has not lived with his mom for over a year and graduated high school but because his mother has not turned in any of the …

Baby Bootie!

July 1, 2008 0 Comments

“I bought toy boxes for my son (seen playing in his soon to be little sister’s toybox when it arrived) and our baby girl due in August and used the rest to decorate the nursery and pay for the rather large Obstetrics bill!” Jen, 29, Part time Secretary and Stay at home MomPeoria, Illinois

Happy First Birthday, Kairi!

June 30, 2008 0 Comments

“My husband and I spent ours on bills, an investment and our daughter, Kairi. It was for her First Birthday!!” Manon Barwick, 23, Graphic ArtistSumter, South Carolina

RC Monster Truck

June 30, 2008 0 Comments

“I used the stimulus money to fund my RC Hobby and bought myself a new RC Monster Truck.” Carlos, 18, RetailMiami, Florida

Baby Nanny

June 25, 2008 0 Comments

“We are putting aside the money to pay for our 10-month-old daughter’s childcare. Our $1500 check will pay for about 6 weeks of care at 30 hours per week. Maybe a little will be left over so we can buy her some clothes that aren’t Mommy’s hand-me-downs!” SarahAlameda, CA

Tryin’ to work with what I got back.

June 23, 2008 0 Comments

“I wasn’t able to buy anything but pay bills. I’m a single mother of 3 kids and I only got $600. I feel robbed but what can I do? I just worked with the money that was given to me and hopefully I’ll have some left for uniforms for my kids to go to school. …

Love my family

June 20, 2008 0 Comments

“I spent most of my rebate check (about 75%) to pay down debt. The remainder amount was spent of kids toys and games.” Arif Malik, 39, workers’ comp underwriternorth bergen, nj

It’s all Greek to me!

June 18, 2008 0 Comments

“We used our stimulus check to buy some greek cookies from the recent Greek Festival in Winston-Salem, NC. (Notice the crumb in the upper eyelash from the mad-greek-cookie-gnawing that took place moments before this picture was snapped)Also, we bought evil eye charms (it’s a greek thing), gas for the car, baby food, baby formula, baby …

Mommy time

June 13, 2008 0 Comments

“I bought plane tickets for my son to come out for the summer. I live in San Diego and he lives in St Louis so I dont get to see him very often. The check came at just the right time! Thanks GW!!!” gracesan diego, CA

The Selling of America

June 12, 2008 0 Comments

“My stimulus check is in the envelope that my grandchild is holding. Our foolish government borrowed this money, and billions more, from Communist China. Our children and grandchildren will be paying it back. Just thought that I would help her to make her first payment. Enjoy your trinkets and baubles. They come at a high …