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I Made a BOO BOO

January 17th, 2011 at 09:27 am

Ordinarily, my child support payments are deposited into my account on Tuesday, like clockwork. So I set up some payments to be sent tomorrow. However, today is a bank holiday, which I forgot about. Therefore, my child support might not show up until Wednesday. Now I am scrambling to find money to cover what I have to pay tomorrow. The largest of which are my speeding tickets. Well, one ticket for speeding and one ticket for having an expired tag. Total is $310. I am about $30 short...but wait, I just remembered that I have money in my kids savings accounts. I put $20 each payday into each of the accounts. I hate to touch them, but this is an almost emergency. I am not sure what the penalty would be for not paying the tickets on their due date. I know have enough to pay the tickets! YEA! That is a huge relief.

4 Responses to “I Made a BOO BOO”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    That is a good thing you have extra cash on hand for this emergency. Smile

  2. Petunia 100 Says:

    In California, a ticket for such thing as expired tags are called "fix-it tickets". You get the item "fixed" within a specified period of time, and you don't pay the ticket. It doesn't work that way in Georgia?

  3. scfr Says:

    If your kids know about their accounts, could you explain the situation and ask if it's OK to borrow from them?

  4. North Georgia Gal Says:

    The kids don't know about their savings accounts, otherwise I would talk to them about it.

    Petunia...you got me thinking. It is not an automatic dropping of the ticket, but I am going to go to court and ask the Judge to drop the ticket.

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