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Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-04-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,244
Posted By Basylica
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by crayfishgirl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1375443/high-income-high-debt-thread#post_17281974)

I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-01-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,244
Posted By Basylica
I bank with chase and I don't *think* there was...

I bank with chase and I don't *think* there was a limit, but might have been. I intially invested 20K last summer in may, and added another 10 around oct/nov. I've got 1500 in interest right now...
Forum: Diapering   02-28-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Basylica
The poop itself won't, but I worked insane hours...

The poop itself won't, but I worked insane hours and my ex was useless and I often didn't get around to diaper wash for 3-4 days at a time. I'll warn you now...ABX poop *will* mold and the mold will...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-28-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Basylica
Most of the gurus suggest you have atleast 6m of...

Most of the gurus suggest you have atleast 6m of salary in savings/EF once you are debt free.
I've got less than a year's salary in savings, however I only need about 1/3rd of my salary if I were...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-28-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,244
Posted By Basylica
I'm more in your situation....I make good money...

I'm more in your situation....I make good money now and after my divorce (cost me about 30K when I was still only making about 40/yr) and the debts I racked up I finally started putting money away....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-28-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 614
Posted By Basylica
DO NOT absorb into spending! Its like losing...

DO NOT absorb into spending!
Its like losing weight, it's always easy to put on but murder to take off. Same with spending....once you get used to extra cash it'll be gone in a flash.
 
What I do...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-21-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,077
Posted By Basylica
I make almost double for 1 adult 2 kids, not...

I make almost double for 1 adult 2 kids, not incl my CS....
my ex on the other hand makes about liveable for 1 adult (not minus his CS) and lives with his folks. LOL.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-18-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By Basylica
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by LeighPF http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1372333/museum-membership#post_17234962)

We do a membership a...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-15-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,150
Posted By Basylica
lol....I've been single for 5yrs and we were...

lol....I've been single for 5yrs and we were married for 4.5 and dated for like 2 years before that.
 
I still have that fear. At this point I am rocking the single mom gig. I have money in the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-15-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,291
Posted By Basylica
My kids adore animals and I was traveling quite...

My kids adore animals and I was traveling quite a lot and wasn't a good idea for us to have a pet (I kept killing betta)
zoos can be kinda pricey.
 
Often we'll go to the pet store and spend a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-15-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,026
Posted By Basylica
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ollyoxenfree http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-15-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By Basylica
money was super tight for me when the kids zeum...

money was super tight for me when the kids zeum was a big hit. I think it was like 8 bucks for the 3 of us (youngest was free under 3 which sticks in my mind because of the usual 2 and under deal)...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-15-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By Basylica
I've never paid for one...I'm still stinging...

I've never paid for one...I'm still stinging over the fact growing up all the chicago ones were free/cheap and now it's 100 bucks for an adult and 2 kids to go. GRRR!
 
I was a big fan of the...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-14-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,466
Posted By Basylica
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Quote:Originally Posted by provocativa http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-14-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,150
Posted By Basylica
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BabyMae09 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1370014/the-dating-thread#post_17220619)

 
This. In fact, way...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-14-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 935
Posted By Basylica
mine is different since I'm in a pretty good...

mine is different since I'm in a pretty good situation now.
I have no debt, and I'm "stuck" with the house I really didn't want but ex can't afford.
 
1. I did the math and I *should* be able to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-14-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,026
Posted By Basylica
for a long time I was making like 45/yr and my...

for a long time I was making like 45/yr and my ex kept dragging me to court, I had CC debt to pay off due to divorce, car blew up, water main burst...etc.
Basically every 2-3m I had to cough up 3K,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-09-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 70,287
Posted By Basylica
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mum4boys http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1371195/2013-low-income-support-thread#post_17220781)

Also...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-09-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By Basylica
I'm single and have been for 5 years and...

I'm single and have been for 5 years and honestly, aside from wanting some action I really don't want to deal with another adults BS in my life. Maybe my opinion would be diff if I hadn't had whiney...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-09-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By Basylica
I live in texas and one of the FEW benefits to...

I live in texas and one of the FEW benefits to that is there is no state income tax. I only have to file federal.
I use TT as well, even when I was able to deduct home office (last er...4 years?)...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-09-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By Basylica
I do indeed, and I love me some ikea. I say if I...

I do indeed, and I love me some ikea. I say if I ever won the lottery i'd create a "donate ikea to the needy" project because I love building the stuff so much. It's like LEGO! for adults! hahaha......
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-08-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By Basylica
See, that could be do-able for me. I need to...

See, that could be do-able for me.
I need to call a contractor out to my house either way. Was discussing this with mom and she was all "you really need to fix the sliding door and kitchen window...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-08-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By Basylica
My parents are dihard toyota fans and have...

My parents are dihard toyota fans and have rotated through quite a few (my stepdad can't seem to go 6m without trading a car in, and currently they have FOUR cars that are HIS and his only, mom and...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-04-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By Basylica
I have money and I totally see dad's logic in...

I have money and I totally see dad's logic in the statement "my time is more than I pay this person to do XXX" now :)
 
Plus, my time and materials I won't get back. whenever the house is...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-04-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
  Taxes
Views: 318
Posted By Basylica
well my ex would consider his xmas bonus (50...

well my ex would consider his xmas bonus (50 bucks) his, and half of my bonus one year (200) his, and half of all the side jobs i'd work as "his" too. for video games of course.
When I would say...
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