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Bonus - Whoo Hoo, Paycheck - Yuck

September 16th, 2008 at 06:11 am

Well, we got the bonus check yesterday and had originally budgeted for $3,000 after taxes (we were trying to be conservative). We found on last Friday that we'd get more than last year so I again figured conservatively that after taxes, we'd see $4,375 or there about. I was completely off and we got a check for $5,300! Yeah! So, although we had unexpected expenses these last couple of months that has caused us to overdraft, we will be able to pay that off as well as pay much of the other debt we'd hoped to pay off with the $3,000 bonus. That's exciting! We've deposited the check and are now just waiting for it to post....

The yucky part was that we were supposed to see my husband's raise in this paycheck, but it didn't come. His manager is looking into why we didn't get it and I'm sure we'll get that back pay, but I am excited to see that so I can make sure that my new tentative budget will be correct.

I still have family in visiting so I will have to wait until this weekend or next week to do our September monthly overview, but it should be a fun one to do since we're paying off some debt.

3 Responses to “Bonus - Whoo Hoo, Paycheck - Yuck”

  1. Ima saver Says:

    That is great!!

  2. Petunia Says:

    Congrats on your extra bonus money!

  3. sillyoleme Says:

    Great news, put it to good use! Smile

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