Tag Archives: expenses

Quick Update

It’s been difficult to find time to research all the health care options.  The school insurance premium is going down to $132.10 per pay period but the deductible will be $3,000 per person or $6,000 per family (up from $600 … Continue reading

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It’s Expensive, Being Poor

I was mulling over the irony of how being poor ends up costing me more money this morning, specifically thinking about how deferred maintenance leads to more expensive car repairs, when a deer leaped out of the bushes and darted … Continue reading

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Saving Grace

While my ability to make long term plans is stymied at present, I do have some short term goals. One of my objectives is to try to save some money.  We have a safety net that wouldn’t support a flea … Continue reading

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