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Bad Start

April 4th, 2011 at 12:53 am

Well I had a really bad start to April, eating out twice, movies, treats for the movies, trampoline, grocery, gas. All out of my 150 over fund, and my misc savings and some on my cc. Looking at my budget and what I spend so far I feel like I've ruined April already and its barely even started! The trampoline was something I had planned to buy dd, I did put it on my cc just because I was to get some credit going so when I do decide to buy a house some day I have something they can look at. My plan is to put my whole misc fund onto my cc, and then put the rest on it when I get paid on Friday and to redo my budget taking into consideration the things I've already spent on for the month. Its times like this where it stresses me out being so organized with my finances/budget sometimes I wish I could just be like most other people and just spend when I want to spend, buy what I want to buy and not think/worry so much. But then I'd more then likely be in debt and worrying even more! So I'm going to stick to tracking all my money, where every cent goes, and trying to save as much as I can. I really hope I can go up from here and add a bunch of extra into savings finish off my large Ef and fund a weekend trip with DD in May! I hope everyones April is off to a better start money wise then mine!!

3 Responses to “Bad Start”

  1. rachel021406 Says:

    Well I wish I could say mine was an off to a good start....but I'm in the same boat. With my unexpected foot injury and my birthday I have blown my budget. But its still early in the month!!!

  2. moneysavinmama Says:

    Doesn't it suck when you blow it at the first of the month!! Oh well lets hope for the rest of the month to go better! I hope your foot is better soon AND Happy Birthday!!!

  3. laura Says:


    Do you have rewards associated with your credit card? We go through spurts where we put everything on the card and pay it off weekly (using our own spreadsheets) - we then turn the points into gift cards to use for Christmas.

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