I feel so accomplished

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  1. 3boysnagrl

    3boysnagrl Amity's Focus Member

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    This pay period we decided to really watch what we spent. We have a budget, and we usually stay in it, but we usually use every penny that is allocated for each 'line item' like: groceries, clothing, school, misc.

    This pay period this is what we have at the end of the pay period:
    Groceries: allocated $500, have left $54
    Clothing: allocated $100, have left $94
    School: Allocated $58, have left $38
    Misc.: Allocated $200, have left $47

    We're going to roll the grocery $ and misc $ into our savings account. I'm keeping the school $ and the clothing $ in envelopes to add to each pay period - so when we need to, we can use them on something we need. :)

    Feels good. We've been ruled by the numbers for so long... and now I feel like we are getting on top of them and ruling them.
  2. hana

    hana Active Member

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    Way to go, Heather!
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    houdini New Member

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    Good job! :)
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    mamagael Moderator Staff Member

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    momof3tots Remember me?

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    Woohoo! That's awesome.
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    ElDucko Amity's Focus Member

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    :woohoo: I will admit I am a bit jealous! Great job. :D
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    mamabear ~*~smile~*~

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    :cuc: Inspiring! I need to do the same.
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    that's wonderful, Heather!
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    AngelaJ Senior Member

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    That is awesome Heather, WTG!!!!!
    I rarely have money left in my allocated envelopes at the end of the 4 week budget- you give me hope!

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