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  1. General Chat
    Growing Number of Americans Can't Afford Food This article broke my heart and I fear it's only going to get worse before it gets better. Keep stockpiling my friends.....:cheerup:
  2. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I was online this morning looking up OldMan's paycheck for direct deposit in the morning. Well... I was a bit taken back when it was lighter than I expected... a WEEK lighter! :thud: The old me would be panicking about now (old me)> :bolt: Since paying down everything and keeping to the...
  3. General Chat
    We decided to drop the home phone. I am making a list of everyone I need to tell about the change in phone number. Have the doctors (regular, dentist, eye doc) The children's schools bank Who else? Help me not miss anyone. Thanks
  4. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I finished my small ef and my larger!! Just made the last transfer this morning! So excited!! I think I will raise my goal to a small ef of 1000 and a larger of 6000. I recieved 1076 for income tax and am still trying to decide what to do with it, I've wanted a new camera for the last year, and...
  5. Appliances
    We finally downgraded our cable and were thinking of getting a roku (for netflix) and while reading up about them I see they want a cc# at set up. I don't like just giving my number out because someone wants it on file for "possible future purchases". Sure I could set up a paypal account or...
  6. General Chat
    I just had a call from a young woman who was crying. before could even get hello out she was speaking. She was crying hard and speaking so fast I couldn't get a word in to tell her she had the wrong number before she got this out. "She said "Aunt Jen, mom is sleeping with my husband. I found...
  7. Family
    For those of you that went from one child to two children, did it cost a lot more each month to care for 2 babies instead of just one? We are adding a 2nd baby to our home soon and I'm just wondering if it was a noticeable cost increase each month. I'm a SAHM, so we don't have daycare costs. I'm...
  8. Freebies
    Harley-Davidson Poster Giveaway not sure if this is now offered because the posters are gone? Don't know if you can get both poster and sticker? Please post if you try to get both. Thanks.
  9. Question and Answer
    I am very perplexed. All day I have been receiving phone calls on my cell phone requesting information about the Pumpkin Patch - in California. I've been asking questions of the callers - like how did you get this number?.....and finally tracked an advertisement for a Pumpkin Patch in San...
  10. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Hello again everyone! Got a question about W4s. The wife and I want to adjust our withholdings so that less is being taken out of each check and we receive a very small tax return or none at all. We don't want to owe if possible. I've heard on Dave Ramsey's show that this is done by adding...
  11. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    We are trying to save money to replace my van. Our goal had been to save $10,000 but honestly that won't cover the cost of the van and I really think we will need to replace it this year. So I am contemplating trying to cut everything we can and live on a bare bones budget for a few months and...
  12. General Chat
    I'm just full of them........Why do they have to sneak things? Our problem is food. When we aren't here my 14 yeara old sd will eat anythinging sight.I had a full container of whipped cream for a recipe I was making. When I went it get it there may have been a tablesppoon left. Cheese ,starts...
  13. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    Here is the link to's take on last night's debate.
  14. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I had an hour free tonight, kids went to friends house. And what did I choose to do with my time? watch tv shows? no. take bath? no. nap? no. I decided to figure out where my money will go for next 10 years. I love seeing it written down and crunching numbers. Here is what I came up with...
  15. General Chat
    This is REALLY weird, LOL. While sitting in a chair, move your right foot and make clockwise circles. While your doing this, draw the number 6 in the air over and over again with your right hand. Your foot will eventually change directions and there isn't anything you can do about it.
  16. News you can use
    Guard your Social Security number Your SSN should be treated as "classified information." Few people have the right to access it.
  17. News you can use
    Your magic number for retirement A new calculator reduces all your retirement planning to a single figure. It's a handy and useful guide, but can you handle the answer?
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