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The deficit is gone! (at least temporarily)

November 25th, 2017 at 12:00 pm

AS got two freelance checks in the mail, totaling $2200. After taxes, retirement and reno savings, I was able to apply about $930 to the deficit, soo...it's gone! We actually have $170 in shared spending, the first time we've been in the black since maybe mid-June?

We have a big date night today (we hired a babysitter, which makes dates much more expensive than when we can get one of our friends to watch the kids for free). And I know there are some other expenses coming up (like me getting a proper pair of snowboots that are good for long walks, before the snow and ice hits this year, another date night for our anniversary next weekend, and I still need to get my niece a wedding gift and/or send her a check).

But, I also know AS is getting at least one more good check yet this month, possibly more. So even if the deficit comes back temporarily, I'm thinking income will outpace spending, hopefully even through Christmas and AS's mom's 2-week visit.

Hooray!!!

3 Responses to “The deficit is gone! (at least temporarily)”

  1. Amber Says:

    Bye bye deficit 👋🏾

  2. rob62521 Says:

    Way to go on getting rid of the deficit.

  3. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Yay!

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