I like Ike but I hate W.

June 30, 2008 0 Comments

“I paid for my kitten Ike’s neutering and shots. The rest of it went for groceries and my electric bill. “ Rebecca, 40, EducationBoston, MA

Finally, AIR!

June 30, 2008 0 Comments

“Our stimulus check went to getting a new air conditioner. we bought our house in December off a forclosure. we’ve been dumping so much money into it trying to fix it up that if we didn’t get that stimulus check my husband, myself, and our baby probably would have died from heat stroke. Thanks for …

The Little Things

June 28, 2008 0 Comments

“Why waste it, especially when I like most of the world, has leveraged their current situation with debt. As a young, fabulous and broke according to Suze Orman, I spent it on a payment to a CC bill; changing my car title to the state of Texas; bills since they’re relatively low in El Paso …

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. …

Keepin it cool

June 23, 2008 0 Comments

“I bought a new central air conditioner for my home. Not too exciting except that it will last for years & when its 100 degrees this wkend… I can chill in my cool house.” Cris, 30boise, id

Post 1020

June 7, 2008 0 Comments

“I wish I could have gotten a Wii for our family but that didn’t happen. I payed off a bill for a bed that I had bought for someone else. A major part of the rest went to bills… (I.E. Electric, cable, Car Insurance.) My wife used some to help someone else out on one …

Help others by helping yourself

June 6, 2008 0 Comments

“Bought a motorcycle from a friend of mine. I will be driving to and from work (36 miles one way) to save gas. My friend will use the money for closing costs. Also paid some utilies, bought groceries and gas and took the family out to eat a couple times.” Ron Bull, 36, EngineeringWarren, MI

Kept the wolf away for an hour or 2

June 5, 2008 0 Comments

“We didn’t buy anything..we used it to catch up on some bills we didn’t pay over a slow winter..(mortgage, auto loan)…and we are still a month behind…” Christi, 34, stay at home momMagna, Utah

Thanks for the two bits, Bush.

June 5, 2008 0 Comments

“My Husband and I just moved into are first apartment (we were just married in March, and are expecting a baby in August). We filed single last year, he got $300 and I got $600. ALL OF IT went to bills, gas, and food…except for $150 of my stimulus check that got put in the …

Born to be mild.

June 1, 2008 0 Comments

“I’m stimulating the Chinese economy by putting it towards the purchase of a scooter. That way envious truck and suv drivers can ask me the same questions over and over again at gas stations. “ Jeffrey, 30, truck driverBryantville, MA