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In some hot water money wise

Lincoln1990

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I just got paid yesterday and Ive spent about $100 already. I only get $800 a month. I hope I can get a job or sell all of my clothes that I don't want anymore. I did buy a laptop that I couldn't pass up. Which was only $30. I am selling some clothes tomy aunt so I will have $43 extra dollars. But my feet have grown or something because my size 6s aren't fitting anymore so I'm having to buy some news shoes. Especially if I go back to work. There's a yard sale site and there are a couple pairs on there which are cheap. Cheap but good brands.

Anyway productive day today. I'm typing on my laptop :cool:

I'm so excited about my laptop. One of my best purchases ever.
 
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how much is your rent and bills?
 
Lincoln1990

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how much is your rent and bills?


I live with my parents and I don't pay rent. My car note is $200 and my insurance and cell phone bill is $200. That's all of my bills I think. Plus my medications. Which cost about $100 since I'm on so many :/
 
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do you have to buy food? how much does that cost?
 
Lincoln1990

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I help out here and there if I have the money.
 
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hope you can manage money wise
we are lucky here as through the public hospital system prescription s and meds are free
anyway I earn some money but just can't seem to save its a pain
though I do have some jewelry and shoes I am paying off once that's done may be I will start saving
also lucky as have a hubby who works
 
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"In hot water money wise" sounds like the story of my life. :D Seriously, $30 for a laptop- I don't think I'd have been able to pass it up either. I hope you will be ok until the end of the month!
 
Lincoln1990

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I do too :/

My laptop works just fine :D I'm so glad. I'm going to be selling so many clothes already and I still have a bunch to sell.

I'm waiting on an email from the newspaper where I sent my resume in.
 
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Just be cautious and aware that even though you are getting rid of clothes that you may be tempted you buy some new clothes
I often do this get rid of stuff then impulsively and and i feel quite rational at the time (yeh right) then end up buying more new stuff
I do often get some clothes from second hand shops even though 10$ here or there does add up!
Currently I have drawers full of clothes that i dont actually need!
I am being mindful that actually i have plenty of stuff.
Another thing is not going into jewerllery shops, clothes shops etc
I am like a child in a lolly shop lol. I do also believe that some of the shop people almost swarm to me
And yeh wow!! I am like what a bargain i saved so much money on that special
Sorry to waffle and its your post but hope some of this helps
 
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I dont know what to believe anymore
 
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I'm on JSA at the moment, (Job seekers) And get £115 every 2 weeks, And I've already spent it all in one day! :( However the Swaroski Heart Necklace was completely worth it, It's sparkly and gorgeous! Even if it did cost more then your laptop (£50 lol)

Thank god my Medication is free, God knows how much I would have to pay :/

I think I should sell some things too. There is so many things I've bought on a impulse and do not need or even use.
 
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Its so hard to avoid those impulses for me and sounds similiar to you, I get so excited when i buy stuff it always seems so rational and gives me a buzz!
I feel like I have loads of money but its so easy to spend it all!!
I hope you can try to avoid these impulses.
Though yep here in nz we dont have to pay for our meds well just 5 dollars for the pharmacy to dispence them and thats through the hospital and covers all my meds. If I got them through my gp it would cost 5 dollars per item, but anyway can you try and stay away from the shops. Even maybe have a look around second hand shops for clothes. I love going around op shops have some beautiful dresses and might only be 5-10 dollars per item but i still get a buzz lol
Can you take the necklace back for a refund?
 
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My husband when we go up town he calls me a magpie and sometimes makes the magpie sound as anything with bright colors i navigate to and especially when anything sparkles funny
 
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