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Trip was under Budget

April 12th, 2010 at 08:44 am

Our trip to Nashville ended up being will under budget. I had budgeted $300 for the trip, including gas, eating and hotel. The trip came in at $250! It required less gas than I thought and we didn't eat out much.

I might have to dip into the savings account for contacts. One fell out of my eye this morning and I have no idea where!

Ex-husband is taking advantage of the tax credits and purchasing a new home. He is going to file an amended return which means I will have a credit of about 5K coming to me(the amount he is in arrears)! That would be awesome! I could completely pay off my credit cards and still build my emergency fund!I probably won't see the credit until at least June, but it is something to look forward to.

2 Responses to “Trip was under Budget”

  1. jolie Says:

    That is a fantastic return!! June's not that far off.

  2. Jerry Says:

    It will lead to a nice start to the summer, look at it that way! And if you have some insurance that your emergency fund will be in good shape, then you can sleep a little better at night, too. Good luck!

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