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FIrst Paycheck from Second Job

November 5th, 2014 at 05:06 pm

I get my first paycheck from my second job tomorrow. They have it set up so I can go in the Sunday before and see how much the check is going to be for. This check is $140 more than I thought it was going to be for. I over-estimated the taxes to be with held. So I am transferring $50 to my savings account that has only $4 in it and starting my emergency fund. I also set it up to have $50 deposited each week in that savings account. I am excited about this. I will finally have enough money each month to start this fund and still be able to function.

8 Responses to “FIrst Paycheck from Second Job”

  1. laura Says:


    Yay for starting that Savings Account! We are in a holding pattern for the next two weeks: the way the October taxes and November mortgage payment hit, every dollar has a job. Now to find ways to stay within the budget categories ... that's where the effort is going.

    Glad to see you're nudging forward. Smile

  2. Petunia 100 Says:

    That's wonderful, NGG. Watching your savings account balance increase feels great. Smile

  3. SecretarySaving Says:

    That is great! Remember on the DR plan if your income is under $20K then your baby emergency fund is okay at $500 if it is more than it should be $1000. You are doing great! Keep it up!

  4. creditcardfree Says:

    That is going to get you were you need to be to get that EF started!!

  5. scottish girl Says:

    That's great! I'm in the process of building up my EF again. I wiped it out and only had 2 left Frown

  6. scottish girl Says:

    We posted at exactly the same time CCF!

  7. LuckyRobin Says:

    I am happy to see that you are able to start your Emergency Fund. The kind of stress relief it offers you as it builds will be enormous.

  8. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Good going NGG!

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