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Uberfrugal?

July 1st, 2017 at 05:59 pm

I just got home from the second baseball game today. First game was a slaughter but we won the second.

C. did the driving, so today I spent nothing and didn't even use gas. Oh, I take that back. I spent $2.25 on laundry.

Next month looks awful, financially. I got my property tax bill - $615. I will also have to pay the car repair bill of $884 which I put on Discover. I'm feeling overwhelmed. I am getting through this month okay. I paid my bills. I have spent 32% of my variables budget (3 1/2 weeks to go!) My net worth has stayed stable. But next month -- I will have to raid e-fund savings and my net worth will drop. That will feel bad and I don't know how I will make it up.

I would like to join everyone else for an uberfrugal month, but I will have to do it only in part. I've already promised a restaurant birthday dinner for DIL, and I have the July 4 trip to my brother's coming up, which won't be expensive, but neither will it be free.

I will be extra careful on groceries, and I'll delay making appointments for vet, eyes, and dentist. I'll put off any wants. It's all I can do.


4 Responses to “Uberfrugal?”

  1. Amber Says:

    Hi CB,
    I've been on a bit of a hiatus but what is the UberFrugal? Also, I just wanted to say, I think you'll do fine this month.

  2. My English Castle Says:

    Amber--It's from the Frugalwoods blog/FB site. http://www.frugalwoods.com/

    CB:
    I'm only partially in this month too. It's DD's birthday, and we leave for the UK. But I'm aiming for 15 UF days, 20 if possible.

  3. Amber Says:

    Thank you, I've signed up and am following on Facebook.

  4. rob62521 Says:

    I'm partially in this month as well, but can't be UF.M totally. I feel your pain. Just paid our Discover bill and a few other odds and ends and am worried about the budget stuff with the state and the chance the pension check could be delayed so I feel a little stress although we have the money in savings. I just hate to hit the savings for everyday expenses. However, DH has an appointment with a specialist this week for a health issue and I have an appointment for a medical test over and above the regular stuff so I worry about how that is going to play out financially as well as health wise

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