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  1. General Chat
    I've been a member here for a while but I haven't been posting much in the past 2.5 years. I went back to school to get my Associate Degree in Nursing and I am proud to say that I worked my tail off and I graduated with a 4.0. I took my state boards on Tuesday and yesterday I found out that I...
  2. General Chat
    2 nights ago we had to take hubby to er. he is fine but exhausted cat scan and mri. blood work and chest x rays all came back normal. well when my daughter brought us home she went through my pantry and freezer I asked what are u looking for she said I don't know. So hubby and I went to bed...
  3. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Hey everyone, I was wondering if I could get some advice as to my budget plans for my future. I'd appreciate pretty much anything you can share with me, both negative and positive, as I'm still young and not as experienced. Just a heads up though, this turned out to be a much longer post than I...
  4. Home Decorating
    Thinking ahead 'cause its what I do. In a couple of years I will have another spare bedroom. This one is located in the basement which I don't frequent. I already have one spare bedroom that I'm using as a computer room/library, I'm in there all the time and love it. I don't do crafts. I...
  5. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I call it a small victory of sorts. We put $500 on the VISA the other day, which was 1/4 of what we owe. We also put $389 on the Best Buy card, which is 2/3 of what we owe on the Wii. The Wii's interest-free period ends at the end of November, but we'll have it paid off before then. The Best...
  6. General Chat
    I'm pretty sure I'm gonna get a son-in-law....They've dropped some hints so my response was....to Jeff (the future groom), You still have to officially ask for my blessing. I will then ask you a list of questions. He actually thought that was a great idea...and wanted to know if he could bring...
  7. Christmas
    This might seem off to some, but we don't have our kids exchange Christmas gifts. I think Christmas is for the immediate family exchanging gifts, and spending good times and cheer with immediate and extended family. I'm looking to the future. My kids each have 3 siblings. If each of them have 2...
  8. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    I opened this Email this morning and I just do not know what to believe anymore! What are your honest thoughts on all of this? I personally just want to sweep it under the rug and forget about it but in the back of my mind the possibility of this lingers. I know that dh and i are prepared...
  9. Homesteading and gardening
    I've always wanted to live out of the city. I hate the noise, the lack of privacy. We did live on an acreage, but it didn't work out. We found that it wasn't for us at the stage of our lives. Kids needed to be with more people, at least my older 2 require more people around them, my younger two...
  10. Success Stories
    Today I opened a savings account. ( regular savings and only $50.00 ) but hope to add to it every month. Thats a very big step for me.
  11. Frugal Living
    There was a question on the Q and A board about our childhood and if we were raised with a frugal mindset. It looked like a lot of people that responded said that they if times were tough as a child, they didnt seem to mind. I'm wondering if our kids will feel the same way though? I mean, DS is...
  12. Frugal Living
    I'm not sure what forum my question fits in so here goes. Does anyone have any specific thoughts on planning for the future of a special needs child? She is 14 now, and has physical as well as intellectual issues that will most likely prevent her from ever being truly self sufficient. My best...
  13. News you can use
    Oil's future up, up and away as gallon of gas hits $4 U.S. gasoline prices shot above $4 a gallon for the first time Sunday, and drivers will be shelling out even more for gas this ...
  14. Financial hardship
    http://www.leftlanenews.com/green-crude-fuel-of-the-future.html#more-7582 Ok, THIS is officially cool sounding!!!
  15. Question and Answer
    We've had lots of posts on gas prices,food cost increases, environment issues and how you would survive if such and such happened. So this post is to find out whether you think that we are headed for a major change in lifestyles, ie learning to live without alot of things we take for granted...
  16. General Chat
    http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/science/04/01/algae.oil/index.html I would love to see more research done in this field! I have cut and pasted some parts of the article below for quick reading (though the article in full itself isn't very long) *Algae are among the fastest growing plants in the...
  17. Weddings and bridal showers
    Hi all hope this will be the place to post this to get the most ideas and responses! My son has gotten himself engaged and the wedding is in a year or so, don't have a date yet. We do know that the kids are very smart and very frugal themselves, so we would like to do a wedding for around...
  18. News you can use
    Meet my future widow I'm worried about my wife. Not that she really has any problems. She's educated, professionally savvy and, thank goodness, perfectly healthy. In fact, according to the Social Security Administration, she can expect to live to 2050. Trouble is, I'm scheduled to kick it in...
  19. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Looking for advise on how to save for future expenses. Any thoughts on "finding" money to save toward an uncoming expense to avoid debt? The kinds of expenses I'm thinking about are car repairs, home repairs, appliance purchase or such. Guess I'm really wonder how you consider these expenses...
  20. General Chat
    :hurray:Medical billing & coding is one of the most online money making lucrative profession. Proper training on Medical billing & coding & with the assistance of some nominal tools you can start a home based business with a handsome pay scale. It is presumed that in the coming decade Medical...
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