I have been trying to practice what I preach, so I recently started clearing out piles of paperwork. As I was doing it I ran across this cute “Cathy” cartoon which I had to laugh at and I thought you moms would get a kick out of it. It goes like this: It shows Cathy [...]
From: Rachel Jill, I wanted to tell you how much I appreciate you posting the story, When Queens Ride By. I have been in school part time, and that has been very stressful. That very morning I received a letter that my unemployment benefits have run out. My first thought was to worry, but something [...]
Just wanted to give a response on the budgeting. I realize that sometimes recording every receipt is a pain, but I found out some interesting things when I actually did it. For 2006 I recorded my husbands and my income to the penny. Then I recorded all the expenses from our bank statements and ATM receipts. Then I recorded any cash receipts (against the cash withdrawn).What we found astounded us. We had spent pretty much my net checks and an extra $6,000 of his checks on unnecessary expenses.