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Whew! Back in business!

January 16th, 2013 at 06:12 am

I'm so glad the blogs are working again. I, too, was checking throughout the day yesterday, wishing, hoping....

Yesterday was not a no-spend day, simply because I had a load of laundry to do. $1.50. Sure seems like I do a lot of laundry, but maybe it's just because I'm paying for it. Since the monthly cost is below my (former) water bill, I am not complaining.

I did a survey for a clinical research site yesterday and will get a check for $20.

I got a card in the mail offering $125 to open an account at Chase. The catch is that I have to set up direct deposit. I actually could do that, not with my paycheck, but with my TIAA-CREF disbursement. I'm just not sure I want two checking accounts. I have to keep the BOA account because I can transfer money to my sons' and sister's account, and sometimes I need to do that in an emergency. I at least like to have the option.

$125 would be a nice snowflake, though.

3 Responses to “Whew! Back in business!”

  1. SecretarySaving Says:

    I have also received those promotional cards in the mail from Chase but have always opted to not participate because of the hassle it takes to do it.

  2. Petunia 100 Says:

    I received a similar offer last year (or maybe even 2 years ago now, time flies).
    The fine print said I had to keep the checking account for at least 6 months. So I waited 7, then closed it.

  3. creditcardfree Says:

    It does seem like a hassle to move direct deposits around...I think I could do my husband's online though.

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