Archive for the ‘money’ Category



I am very, very proud to announce that I have accomplished one of my Operation Quality of Life 2009 goals! My VISA card is now paid off! HOORAAYYYYYY! Advertisements

My credit card limit is low, but at the end of August, it was almost maxed out. When I first got my credit card, I was a pro at it – spent very little on it, paid it off immediately. Then I slowly began to have more expenses, less time, less ‘free’ money, and a […]

Yesterday, I told you that in early August, I made a plan. I was tired of living my life passively and decided to take control of my life and my goals. This week marks 4 months since I started my plan, and I’m going to use this week to describe my plan and how it […]

My cheque came in yesterday’s mail. I have decided to go with the most responsible choice and use it to help pay down my credit card. I’d really like to get it paid off as soon as possible, and this will get me moving in the right direction. I have plenty of money saved for […]

Help me decide!


When I get my $100 cheque from the government sometime soon, how should I spend it? The options are: Be a good grown-up and use it to pay down my credit card. Add it to my Portland fun-money. Use it as it’s intended and buy something “green” for our household. Get a pedicure and a […]