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First Raise in 3 Years!! :)

July 31st, 2012 at 05:38 pm

And it was a welcome surprise, too. It is not a large raise, it equates to an additional $60 per month in take home pay. It is going into savings.

In other good news, I was able to buy my replacement car remote battery for $1.38. Thanks, Lucky Robin! That was a great tip. Smile

I have been thinking about my circumstances, and I have decided to make no mortgage chips whatsoever at this time. Instead, I will focus on increasing my cash accounts and my Roth. Now, paying my mortgage online makes it difficult to resist rounding up a bit. To avoid this temptation, I set up an automatic transfer for my mortgage payments. They will be paid on the 5th of each month, without a single extra cent.

So here is my budget for August and going forward:




2 Responses to “First Raise in 3 Years!! :)”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    Congratulations on a raise! Well deserved. Smile

  2. Monkey Mama Says:

    Awesome!!

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