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We should make it with .79 in the bank!

September 29th, 2009 at 02:12 pm

I think that we will actually make it to pay day (midnight tonight) without overdrafting! This is HUGE. With all the craziness and unexpected expenses, we won't overdraft. This is the first time in what feels like forever, so I'm going to celebrate a little bit. We currently have $55.68 in the account. I know that I have a student loan payment pending (could come out today or tomorrow after we get paid) in the amount of $54.89. Even if it comes out today, we'll have .79 in the bank! Yeah!

Now, I guess I really shouldn't be too excited, because we did have unexpected money come our way and I still had to transfer $37 from our Freedom Account to cover things, so I guess, when I really think about it, we were over budget and would have overdrafted if we didn't have a little savings. Well, I'll still celebrate a little in that we got closer to achieving our goal of living our budget and at least we did have something in the Freedom Account to rely on. Next goal - truly getting through a payperiod on budget without pulling from anywhere else.

7 Responses to “We should make it with .79 in the bank!”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    Good job! Best wishes for getting things on the right track in the days and months ahead. I'm sure you will get there.

  2. momcents Says:

    Well done! They say to give every dollar a job and have "Zero" at the end of the budget period. GOod luck next month for having more than $.79!

  3. wowitsawonderfullife Says:

    I think you should be incredibly proud of yourself. You made it happen. Way to go, Girl!

  4. dmontngrey Says:

    That's great! Sure feels good to be on the positive side, huh? Good for you!

  5. Petunia Says:

    Woo-hoo! Keep up the good work!

  6. LuxLiving Says:

    You're doing it!

  7. HELPmeFriend Says:

    There are so many times that a few cents have saved me from an overdraft fee. I hate it when things don't work out, but when they do, you feel great, don't you?

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