Living in limbo does not good accounting keep. Or something. I’ve gotten so confused with my numbers of what the balances were when. The main thing is we did pay down some debt beyond the minimum payments. And that’s a good thing. Debt Balances as of the End of May 2011: Credit Card Transfer: $19,016.32 Vegas Rental
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Ever wonder about the prices at different Farmers’ Markets? No? Just me? I wish I’d thought of this before we left Ohio, but I really was too crazy with the move to think about going to the Farmer’s Market the first weekend it started (the last weekend in May). Oh, and the friends we stayed
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We’ve moved out of our house! And our renters have moved in! But we’re still in Ohio — until the kids finish school next week. Oh, and I’m just a wee-bit tired. So without further ado: Debt Balances as of the End of May 2011: First Mortgage: $168,091.46 Credit Card Transfer: $21,950.50 Rental Property: $104,783.76 Total Debt: $295,894.41 This
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The movers are coming next week and I find myself alternating between excitement and dread. Needless to say, I have a lot of things yet to take care of and separate and cull through before I’m ready for the bulk of our stuff to get thrown into a truck and driven cross-country.* *Just a reminder:
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Ohio finally got the message that it can do something besides rain and man, is it hot. And humid. Hot and humid. Yuck. I think it got up to 88 degrees yesterday, not sure what the humidity was, except gross-oh-hundred. But I refuse to turn on our Air Conditioner — yet. I drew closed the
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A survey popped up on my USAA accounts when I logged in this morning: What percent of Americans do not have a will or estate plan? 92% 57% 44% 22% What say you? I did guess the correct answer, which was a whopping… ***** What percent of Americans do not have a will or estate
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Debt Balances as of the End of April 2011: First Mortgage: $168,292.32 Credit Card Transfer #1: $22,502.00 Credit Card Transfer #2: $0 !!! Rental Property: $105,100.09 Total Debt: $295,894.41 This is a difference of –$4,661.21 in principle from the $300,555.62 owed in primary and rental mortgage debt* at the end of March. I just have to point out that we
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I heard that from more than one direction this morning from my active facebook friends, when I was getting online to check for news alerts that had nothing to do with terrorism; rather, I was wondering if the all-night rain had caused any flooding that would affect my daughter’s school opening, the only road leading
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Did you know it’s Financial Literacy month? I was just a tad-bit late realizing that, and here it’s almost over before I’m posting this. I suppose I have just a few things going on right now… These are a Few of My Favorite Books… Okay, so I haven’t exactly read all of them. I sort of
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Well, that was fun, wasn’t it? (See previous.) Now that we have that crisis diverted, can I see a show of hands for those who may be conducting their financial lives differently in the future? No more can we claim our income is guaranteed just because we work for the government. Oh, we would have gotten
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