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Today's Financial Update

December 29th, 2006 at 07:19 pm

I did a couple of things to move closer to my New Years Resolutions today...

...hubby set up the automatic payments on his bank account to make a double payment on the home equity loan each month so now we don't even have to think about it (go hubby!)
...every time I go by the bank (which is almost everyday) I stop by and make a tiny deposit to my savings account. I'm trying to get to $5000 in savings and at least the money is getting to where it's supposed to be albeit slowly. I'm sure the tellers talk about the crazy lady who makes $5 deposits everyday.

Panic is starting to set in--hubby's huge extended family is having a family reunion cruise this summer; this will include between 50 and 60 family members. We are directly responsible to see that 15 people make it to the cruise (us, hubby's kids and grandkids) and I'm sure we will end up paying for half (or more!) of this group to go. :I And, since hubby is the oldest male in the family (it's an Asian family at that), he is more or less responsible to help any of the extended family that needs it. I'm sure it will be well worth it in the end...it's just all of the dancing dollar signs I see when I close my eyes

2 Responses to “Today's Financial Update”

  1. PRICEPLUS Says:

    Way to go on doubling up the payments! Good luck with helping those less able to pay for the trip!Smile

  2. lewis andrews Says:

    The article you have been wrote its good to read abut the the single Asian oldest hubby..and daily visit to the bank to deposit the tiny amount which will enhance the picture finance needs in Asian country,and the most important thing happened its as practical as you have seen...and faced that Asian family financial update.i am glad to read your update.

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