Wednesday, February 20, 2013

FINALLY!!!

$1000 Emergency fund is FUNDED!!!

I've been married for 10 and 1/2 years. We've NEVER had $1000 in savings. To my knowledge I never had $1000 in savings before marriage either. This is a step, a HUGE little baby step that I'm unbelievably proud to have accomplished.

It's funny, Dave says that most people can knock this "first" baby step out in under a month. I really truly feel that this took me 32 years.

Yippee for me, hooray! And I put another $100 in savings towards the $500 hubby cushion.
Now onto paying off the smallest credit card. I believe we owe $575 on it right now.

One little steppity step at a time. Little, little, little by little.

This is where I'd report today's lovely but this has not been such a lovely week after all. I shall not go into details but at least I can be very thankful that baby step one is done.

10 comments:

  1. I wish I had been able to accomplish this at 32! Congratulations.

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  2. Woo hoo, that is fantastic! Keep up the great work!

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  3. YAY! Congrats to you! It feels good to check that one off doesn't it? I am like you, it took me 34 years to figure it out!

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  4. Congats. 1000 baby steps to that $1000 Emergency Fund, but you finally got there. Onward and Upward!

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  5. CONGRATULATIONS! :)))
    That's really, really awesome!
    Ieva

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  6. I am 26 but I only have 10$ on my account!
    I wanna learn how to save like u!

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