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Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-10-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,741
Posted By Sonnenwende
Shop around for estimates on dental work if you...

Shop around for estimates on dental work if you don't have insurance. I recently saved $700 on a root canal w/crown doing this. Totally worth the time. Often dentists will see new patients or give...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-06-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,097
Posted By Sonnenwende
If someone has a Bachelor's degree or higher...

If someone has a Bachelor's degree or higher period, they are ineligible for a pell grant. They are only eligible for student loans and work-study. If they want to be a teacher, there is a TEACH...
Forum: Parenting   10-23-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,347
Posted By Sonnenwende
There actually is a thread already....

There actually is a thread already. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif

http://www.mothering.com/discussions...d.php?t=652903...
Forum: Parenting   09-29-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 90,240
Posted By Sonnenwende
Welcome aboard!...

Welcome aboard! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Parenting   09-29-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 90,240
Posted By Sonnenwende
Quote: Originally Posted by AngeliqueW...

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Originally Posted by AngeliqueW http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14448713)
People say some funny dumb stuff.
DH just...
Forum: Parenting   09-29-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 90,240
Posted By Sonnenwende
Quote: Originally Posted by Molck...

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Originally Posted by Molck http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14453013)
That sucks, Megamus. Hope you're feeling better...
Forum: Parenting   09-28-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 90,240
Posted By Sonnenwende
I wish I knew why people think that if kids...

I wish I knew why people think that if kids don't have siblings they will never learn how to properly deal with other people and won't be good at compromise and cooperation....
Forum: Single Parenting   09-28-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,128
Posted By Sonnenwende
Quote: Originally Posted by Seie...

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Originally Posted by Seie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14444216)
I know several one-child families and I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-27-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Sonnenwende
Forgot to add if he does have a BA/BS, he can...

Forgot to add if he does have a BA/BS, he can still file for FASFA, but would only be eligible for federal loans and work-study.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-27-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Sonnenwende
If your husband doesn't have a BS/BA already, he...

If your husband doesn't have a BS/BA already, he could file for FASFA and see what he would get in a Pell Grant and work-study. He should be able to do a change of circumstances with financial aid...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-15-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Sonnenwende
We live in a large city, but all of the banks...

We live in a large city, but all of the banks looked at us like we were stupid when we tried to exchange currency. They all said the airport was the only place to do it....
Forum: Parenting   07-06-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 90,240
Posted By Sonnenwende
Quote: Originally Posted by mom2ponygirl...

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Originally Posted by mom2ponygirl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14014534)
My dd went through wanting a sibling at...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-14-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,248
Posted By Sonnenwende
I'd keep her from making stupid mistakes with...

I'd keep her from making stupid mistakes with all kinds of credit and would teach her financial responsibility the way it should have been taught to me.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-14-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,665
Posted By Sonnenwende
Me moving to Germany instead of bringing my...

Me moving to Germany instead of bringing my husband to the US first. Saved us from having the run the stupid and expensive K-1->AOS->ROC gauntlet plus we got to have our daughter medical bill free...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-14-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,256
Posted By Sonnenwende
Quote: Originally Posted by Autumn C....

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Originally Posted by Autumn C. http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13934786)
I would not have taken out student loans.
...
Forum: Family Planning   06-14-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By Sonnenwende
It will be two years next month and the...

It will be two years next month and the vasectomy was probably one of the best decisions we have made so far. Seriously, it is awesome.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-10-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 9,856
Posted By Sonnenwende
Quote: Originally Posted by KatWrangler...

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Originally Posted by KatWrangler http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13913186)
What happens if the degree your child...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-10-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 9,856
Posted By Sonnenwende
Not saving, but there is a plan. 1) She'll...

Not saving, but there is a plan.

1) She'll have to show some academic aptitude in high school so that she can get merit based scholarships.

2) She'll have to live at home, rent and board free,...
Forum: Multicultural Families   04-22-2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,489
Posted By Sonnenwende
Quote: Originally Posted by Liquesce...

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Originally Posted by Liquesce http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13627993)
Just wanted to point out that this is not...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-21-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,971
Posted By Sonnenwende
Quote: I spend $8 a six pack for expensive...

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I spend $8 a six pack for expensive beer.
Indeed. Life is too short to drink crap beer. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-21-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,460
Posted By Sonnenwende
Quote: Originally Posted by shelleyd...

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Originally Posted by shelleyd http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13626128)
Not everyone in foreclosure bought $400k...
Forum: Multicultural Families   04-21-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,489
Posted By Sonnenwende
Remember that making your child a citizen of...

Remember that making your child a citizen of another country also holds them to certain responsibilities. Quite a few countries have compulsory military service when, usually men, are between the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-21-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,460
Posted By Sonnenwende
Quote: Originally Posted by polyhymnia...

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Originally Posted by polyhymnia http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13625282)
I could say, like people on this thread,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-20-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,589
Posted By Sonnenwende
Ideally, I'd like to live off of both of us...

Ideally, I'd like to live off of both of us having simply 20-25 hour a week jobs so that we both have plenty of time to pursue other interests.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-17-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,607
Posted By Sonnenwende
Quote: Originally Posted by ShaggyDaddy...

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Originally Posted by ShaggyDaddy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13572518)
I have written about 3 checks in my life,...
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