Survivalist Ethics

June 9, 2008 0 Comments

“Camping Gear – Backpack for my son; 2 solo tents; 2 15-degree sleeping bags. My son and I will use them for boy scouts.” Dudeman, 46, EngineerSalinas, CA

Fine tuning my hunting rifle.

June 9, 2008 0 Comments

“I had the rifle I use I use for coyote hunting ‘smithed and accurized. I also threaded the barrel and added a flash suppressor- letting Uncle Sam buy the options that the Brady Campaign would hate. Tee-hee!” Eric Shelton, 29, FedEx courierTucson, AZ

Chocolate!!!

June 7, 2008 0 Comments

“We spent it mostly on food, and then I was able to take my oldes son to see Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Play. We had so much fun! My husband and I also went on a nice date!” Carmen Davila, 23, SAHMFort Worth, Texas

Starting happy endings

June 7, 2008 0 Comments

“I spent my Stimulus check to pay for the deposit on our wedding venue. I did this because I hadn’t told my parents we were getting married and his parents do too much for us.” Heather Gurnee, 30, Tenant CoordinatorVan Nuys, CA

Where’d the money go?

June 6, 2008 0 Comments

“I thought we had just renewed our zoo pass and bought a new golf club for my hubby, but when we got our credit card statement for $1800 more than it was supposed to be, I guess that meant we spent it all!” Cara, 26, HomemakerHebron, KY

SUMMER FUN FOR THE KIDS

June 5, 2008 0 Comments

“My wife and I paid for Summer Camp for my 6 and year old boys. Thank you to President Bush for giving us back more of our money and not wasting it on BS pork spending!! “ Mitch G., 42, RESPIRATORY THERAPISTBoynton Beach, Florida

“Discovered” less debt and more fun.

June 5, 2008 0 Comments

“We paid off a bit of debt and threw a nice lil party for our friends!” Marie B, 35, Telecom Asset ManagementJeffersonville, Indiana

Acoustic Guitar

June 5, 2008 0 Comments

“I bought a beautiful acoustic guitar and a book so I can learn to play it.” Jessica, 23Arlington, VA

No Check For U!

June 4, 2008 0 Comments

“Uh, we didn’t get one… A new tax law in 2006 forced me to sell stock options in 2007. Wahhhhhh I made too much money, but the reality is I sold the stock to pay off the 45K in home equity loans that I borrowed for such things as braces, medical insurance deductibles, heating and …

Surgery and greens

June 3, 2008 0 Comments

“We used the money to pay for my knee surgery, the 10% insurance didn’t cover. Gotta love HMO. Oh yeah and an ounce of hydroponics to help in the healing. “ Stanley Ford, 35, Senior Software EngineerHouston, TX