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Slowly whittling down the list of financial unknowns

August 27th, 2012 at 12:55 pm

Remember my big list of financial unknowns coming up this year? Well, it's gotten shorter:

- What health bills will come in for the rest of the year (still expecting some)
- When I can add SL to my healthcare (I've got the paperwork with me today, so should be soon!)
- What my paycheck will net out to once the above is established
- DONE: What AS's raise will actually net out to
- DONE: What NT's financial aid package for fall semester is, and whether we should cashflow by borrowing from EF, or just take the student loans they offer
- What our mortgage payment will be starting Nov. 1

We'd already decided to take $2750 of financial aid for NT. Well, I was finally able to view the tuition bill, and it was $3879.64. Minus financial aid, that leaves us on the hook for $1,129.64. Almost all covered by what would have been our extra debt repayment for September, so totally do-able. I'll pay this off after our 9/15 paychecks hit.

With any luck, all these variables will be settled in September (with the possible exception of more medical bills) and I can fine-tune my budget for the rest of the year accordingly. So close!

4 Responses to “Slowly whittling down the list of financial unknowns”

  1. mamasita Says:

    I bet it feels good checking off some of those nagging "unknowns", so you can continue to work towards England or other goals!

  2. ceejay74 Says:

    It does feel good! I swear I think about England every 10 minutes these days. Smile

  3. snafu Says:

    Good on you able to pay $1,300. toward tuition 'totally do-able' Terrific!

  4. My English Castle Says:

    The ten minutes you're not thinking of it, I am.
    I had my London map locket on today!

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