Post 1869

October 28, 2008 0 Comments

“With my stimulus check I was able to get my car payments back in order, which was only a couple of hours away from being repossessed. Without my car I wouldn’t be able to make it to work to make any money! It really got me out of a difficult situation. “ KryssaMadison, WI

Gas to get to my Sister’s Wedding

July 21, 2008 0 Comments

“A trip to my sister’s wedding. We’re packing up and taking a 2-week National Lampoon’s Vacation-style trip across six states to be there in time for my sister’s wedding. My entire check will be for gas for the trip, and I’ll be blogging about it as well, to see just how much far my stimulus …


July 14, 2008 0 Comments

“I got 600. 240 went to the power bill. 200 went to paying off a vet bill for the cat. (she had a c-section haha) and the rest went to gas to get to work. kinda sucks. i was hoping to buy some new clothes that I really could use.” S, 22, Hotelmoss point, ms

Stimulus not enough

July 4, 2008 0 Comments

“We recently moved across country so we could live in a cheaper area. NOT! All our stimulus check went to buy gas to get my husband to & from work, and groceries. With all the rising costs we still can’t afford anything. It’s costing us over $500 just to get my husband to work every …

Less Car Payments

July 4, 2008 0 Comments

“I used my money to get rid of my car that had high car payments and insurance and bought a car that will be paid off with cheaper insurance. Basically, trying to free up money in other areas because this little bit of money that we received still doesn’t touch the plight we have been …


July 4, 2008 0 Comments

“Well i used the money to fix my mini van,but then i didn’t have enough money to put gas in it!Economy+Gas=SHARK!!! Thanks G.W.” Quincy, 38, laid off for lifesmall town in, texas

Small, gas-sipping car

July 4, 2008 0 Comments

“We bought a smaller car (Scion xD) to help save money on gas. I can already tell the difference in our budget.” Jennifer, 36, AdvertisingFayetteville, Arkansas

Government has Something Wrong!

July 3, 2008 0 Comments

“$1,300 of my $1,500 check went to my husband’s illegitimate child who doesn’t even carry his last name! The remaining $200 helped buy much needed clothing for my three children and some prescription medications. Still leaves on living on Food Stamps and searching for jobs to help fuel our one car. GET THIS: A Stimulus …

It was such a blessing

July 3, 2008 0 Comments

“Bought a new hot water heater and tires for the truck both of which we desperately needed. Gave 10% to our church as a tithe because all good things come from God. “ Helen, 61, clericalZion, IL


July 3, 2008 0 Comments

“I put the whole check into savings as I got my stimulus pretty early with direct deposit. Then literally two weeks later I lost my job and now I have used the whole thing 🙁 paying my car note and insurance and that sustain me for this past month but I am still unemployed. I …