Stimulate the Housing Market

June 1, 2008 0 Comments

“We are moving to a new city with new jobs and just bought our first house. We love low housing prices! The stimulus check is being used as a bridge between paychecks, or was used to increase the down payment, whichever way you want to look at it. “ A & B, 26, EngineeringPittsburgh, PA

What would you do??

June 1, 2008 0 Comments

“We got our check the same day as our property tax statement. Very Un-Dude! We had grand plans but ended up doing the responsible thing. “ MAC, 28, EducationDes Moines, IA

Federal Bank Bailout Program

May 30, 2008 0 Comments

“Made a mortgage payment–poof it’s gone. I guess you could say we bought 30 days of shelter. Stimulus was just another part of the banking crisis bailout in my book.” Greg, 52, RealtorPalm Coast, Florida

Recession? Hmmm

May 24, 2008 0 Comments

“We took our stimulus check and paid our security deposit and first months rent. The economy has gone to doodoo, my husband got a paycut and we were forced to file bankruptcy, surrending the house. That’s a big F.U., GDubya.” Richie Notsorich, 24, NYFBSoutheastern, Michigan

Stimulte this, buy a house.

May 16, 2008 0 Comments

“I took my $900 check and $100 from savings to write an escrow check to Chicago Title so I could buy a new house on my VA benefit. Now my kids don’t have to sleep on my sofa and love seat for the 96 hours a month I get them, because of how high and …

Thanks to the ‘Canes, We’re Boring…

May 12, 2008 0 Comments

“Paradise has a cost, brought to us by Ivan and Dennis and Katrina. Insurance raised 110% this year, so we’ll have to be b.o.r.i.n.g. and save the $ just to pay the mortgage all year. Darn it! “ Lori, 37Gulf Coast, FloraBama

Saving my Economy

May 9, 2008 0 Comments

“I would love to say something exciting. Alas, we are buying a house and need padding..for the move.” Laurie, 36El dorado hills, CA

Come on No Eviction!

May 6, 2008 0 Comments

“Expensive private university = no money. So I sank the entirety of my check into my rent! My mom thanks you, Economic Stimulant.” Eric, 22, StudentDecatur, GA

Damn you bills!

May 5, 2008 0 Comments

“I’m totally lame. I’ll probably just put this toward the mortgage, utility bills, car insurance, etc. I’m fine with that. I’ll sleep a little easier at night. “ AndrewPhoenix, AZ