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First Day of School

August 29th, 2006 at 01:36 am

and that means that a paycheck, at long last, will not be far behind. My full-time teaching job pays monthly and I won't get that check until Sept. 20th--but the good news there is that they gave me a 3.6% raise (as a temporary faculty member, one is never sure what the raises will be). I have a part-time one-night-a-week evening job as well, and that one pays biweekly. I'm hoping the first check comes Sept. 8th--if not, it will arrive the 15th. There's just over $1000 sitting on the credit card bill right now, and groceries still to be bought, so I'm looking forward to getting cash in, paying off debts, and starting to save again after draining my liquid funds this summer.

Oh, today was a no-spend day, too.

2 Responses to “First Day of School”

  1. LuxLiving Says:
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    WOW a raise! Congratulations!!

  2. DivaJen Says:
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    Does your bank/credit union offer some sort of summer saver program? I used this when I only got ten checks a year, and it helped make sure I had money over the summer. You could do the same thing with automatic transfers to a savings account. Just a thought.

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