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Hickups in the plan

January 21st, 2014 at 06:26 pm

Well our project has gone over budget so I might be out of this job quicker than planned.

The good news is that I have saved enough to have my bills paid til March after I get this weeks paycheck plus a 3 month buffer beyond that should unemployment not be an option.

My husband also started a new job with more pay and has been steadily paying off his highest interest debts. So he can now help carry me should unemployment not be an option.

And I still have my part-time job to bring in some money to try to live off my own savings for a while. And of course my shiny new toy is now completely paid off. I will need some new accessories but those are easy enough to come across frugally.

I'm hoping that even if it takes a while to get a new job I can somehow still reach my goal of paying off the car this year but well see how it goes. Nothing is set in stone and I've made some fantastic financial decisions and finally been able to conquer my credit card debt and get my expenses down to a more than reasonable level.

I'm am so happy I have not only stuck to the plan but been able to achieve goals I've longed to reach for years including getting a fancy new camera! Smile

2 Responses to “Hickups in the plan”

  1. rob62521 Says:

    Sorry about the hiccup, but it sounds like you have been doing some planning and accomplishing!

  2. snafu Says:

    I'm hoping you're not laid-off as they reign in an over budget project. Perhaps you'll feel better if you have a plan in place. I suggest you tally up the weeks of employment eligible for benefits Assemble the information needed to apply for benefits so that you're ready to file should it be necessary to put you in control of the situation.






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