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constant state of stress

June 30th, 2008 at 08:31 pm

I can feel the stress all over my body. Out of money, bills to pay, what bills to pay first, what is the most important right now? My dog needs to go to the vet. I can't seem to get rid of worrying about money money money. Food is an easy way to spend alot of money. There are only two of us, but needing to keep nutritious food at home is important. When it was just me, I could live on a tortilla with butter, in the oven. Or just cheap food. But with a young son that is growing and needs 5 fruits and veggies a day...etc...it's getting way to expensive to live. is it just me that lives paycheck to paycheck?

Payday

June 27th, 2008 at 08:31 pm

Today is payday:
My money went the following places:
$1192.00 gross
$23.64 Dental
$83.84 Medical
$23.84 401K
$4.17 Vision
$66.98 Social Security
$28.15 Federal Tax
$21.00 Colo. State Tax
$6.18 Life Ins.
$40.00 Savings #1

My Savings #1 balance is now $40
My 401K balance is $767.00

My rent is $625.00 + $62.50 late fee
$200 goes to a bill (7 more months)
I have a negative balance of $-8.97 left over.
This is a sad situation.