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  1. Day didn't really turn out as expected

    by , 01-08-2011 at 05:02 AM
    Well the day started out normal enough with the plan to get my uni assignment completed today...that was until my computer start doing rather weird screen stuff and freezing. Investigations showed that this was a known, now unfixable fault with the laptop. So a new computer was in order. Luckily hubby has the store finance card and the department stores have 40 months interest free at the moment.

    Off to the store we went in the afternoon. To get the 40 months interest free, we had ...
  2. First pay of the new budget

    by , 01-05-2011 at 04:12 AM
    So today was my first pay of the new budget. I stopped off and got meat and some vegies on the way home. So far my meat budget is set to come in at $92 rather then the $110 I had budgeted for the fortnight.

    With all the periodic payments I have set up on banking, it is so nice not to have to get online and do all the payments myself.

    Second day back at work and oh so tired!

    Have a wonderful day
  3. Back to work today....

    by , 01-04-2011 at 03:53 AM
    Well it was back to work for me today.

    I took my coins along with me to deposit at the bank during morning tea. What an adventure that was. All coins were sorted into bags according to their denomination, but the lady wouldn't accept the coins unless they were in bundles of $10.00. In the end $50.00 got deposited and the rest came home.

    I made a discovery also this morning that my union fees are not included on my 2011 budget, so in they have gone. I have had to make ...
  4. My 2011 Personal Debt Challenge

    by , 01-02-2011 at 08:19 PM
    My first blog entry!!

    A bit of history - I changed jobs in October '09 and as a result took at $220 per fortnight (post tax) pay cut. It was the best thing to do for every reason, except financial and i am much happier now then I previously have been.

    As a result though, I am in a bit of a financial pickle! I am behind in my half of the rent. Due to hubby's work fluctuations, he pays so far in advance that it hasn't effected us. My credit card has maxed out and im not ...