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January 24th, 2017 at 05:33 am

It's time to go to work, but I wanted to check in.

I spent $7 yesterday, on a valentine card and food at the museum. My variables budget is 96% spent (if I've estimated correctly). Just have to get through today, and if I don't spend, I've come in under.

My car is acting up with an old problem. The power locks aren't working. That itself wouldn't be such a problem, but it's an electrical problem and might affect other things. The problem comes from water coming in somewhere and pooling on the floor. It's been fixed before -- two times, the last time about a year ago. Sigh.

My computer is a little wonky lately, too. Yesterday I was putting in an entry and the internet just disappeared. I didn't get it back until this morning.

So I'm a little worried that big expenses are coming up. I don't want to clean out my savings before my gap year.

Well, that's it! I'm on the road again!

5 Responses to “Checking In”

  1. househopeful Says:

    With the onset of potential big expenses, have you thought about extra activities to earn small amounts here & there? Ebates for normal purchases you already make online, Bing searches for Amazon Gift cards, that kind of thing. The bing only takes about 3-4 mins a day for me and I get $5 a month in gift cards. It doesn't hurt. I know its not much, but any little bit could help ease the worries, right?

  2. My English Castle Says:

    Yuck--car repairs and electronics. Those and dentistry and vet bills are the worst expenses to try to control. Crossing my fingers for you.

  3. CB in the City Says:

    I do Pine Cone and MyPoints. I've tried other things, but those are what I stick with.

  4. rob62521 Says:

    Hope your car and computer behave themselves!

  5. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Have you tried reformattng your computer?

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