Summer Baseball

May 29, 2008 0 Comments

“I spent mine on my 16 year olds select baseball team. Now he has to get a job to pay for his gas to get to games and practices.” Lora, 39, Business AnalystHurst, Texas

A chance to act like a kid

May 23, 2008 0 Comments

“Me and my boyfriend bought each other game boys and opposing pokemon games so we could battle against each other. The rest went to my credit cards.” Megan Healey, 23, day services for people with developmental disabilitiesChapel Hill, NC

Fighting the good fight, against corporate greed.

May 22, 2008 0 Comments

“I spent the money to get three more hours of speech therapy for my son who has autism, since my insurance company refuses to pay for it. Every little bit counts for him. By the way, screw you Aetna. I’m downgrading my coverage since you just eat my money and deny me coverage for anything …

Now we can once again see what an ass dubya is

May 16, 2008 0 Comments

“Well with our stimulus check we bought a tv (guess we are not stimulating this economy, but ours died)with the rest we bought educational toys and a big boy bed for our son and paid a 2 month overdue light bill.” Emmy, 25, childcare providerNorth Port, FL

Post 350

May 11, 2008 0 Comments

“Our big purchase was an HDD camcorder to capture the development of our baby girl, Liliana. After much searching I finally found a coupon to save a little bit at Circuit City and pulled the trigger. The rest of the check? Probably little things like a trip to Costco, stuff for the baby,and maybe split …

Borrowed from his future

May 9, 2008 0 Comments

“I will be investing my stimulus check in my son’s 529 education plan. My check was borrowed from his future, so it makes sense to give it back to him. “ Randy, 38Austin, TX

Easy Money

May 9, 2008 0 Comments

“I was only alive and breathing for 30 days in 2007 but still got $500 bills. I’ll probably save it for college….or buy some socks.” LMinneapolis, MN

Needs and Not Wants People!

May 9, 2008 0 Comments

“Diapers. I am taking care of my baby. Unlike so many people asking for a handout online because they spent their checks on junk. I always spend every penny on him. Gladly!” Leah, 30, State Gov.Sacramento, CA

Music, grub, babies, and beards

May 7, 2008 0 Comments

“First I bought an iPod Nano to listen to while I am in labor in about 5 weeks. Then I spent some of the money on a ridiculous cereal shopping spree. A bit more went to some last needed baby items. And finally, about half of it is in savings for our trip to Anchorage, …

Charles Farr and Rick are doing their part

May 5, 2008 0 Comments

“Using our stimulus check on a cruise to wild Alaska.” Charles and Rick FarrMadison, WI