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Feeling good

January 8th, 2014 at 05:03 am

After a long and much appreciated winter break, I'm finally going back to work. Monday was supposed to be my first day back, but littlest DD caught a bad cold over the weekend, so I stayed home with her. Then yesterday schools were closed due to the weather, and we are delayed two hours today. I am really looking forward to getting back to work! It makes all the difference in the world when I love my job. I know that I will have a lot of work ahead of me, but I will power through it.

While at home this week I've had a couple space heaters going in addition to the central heat. The space heaters just make things more comfortable. The kids have also kept throw blankets on them when they are sitting. We've managed to stay warm and cozy this way.

I got paid for the previous month before winter break, so this check has to stretch 6 weeks, until I get paid again Jan. 30 or 31. I carefully check my accounts daily to make sure I am still on track.

I revisited The Automatic Millionaire site by David Bach, I need to pick up a used copy of that book again. I really believe in the concepts he presents about automatically setting up your savings/bills/retirement and then living off of the rest. Its what most of us do, anyway, but it is motivating to read about it in detail. I have some pretty lofty goals this year, and I need to be vigilant with my money to reach them. IF I set it all up automatically, then that is less for me to think about.

2 Responses to “Feeling good”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    Automation of financial goals does make it so easy. You only really think about the decision once, and then simply track things along the way. I should reread his book as well.

  2. snafu Says:

    Bach akso wrote Smart Women Finish Rich. Most of his books are available from your library on-line as an e-book so you merely download it on a reader if you have one or computer. It takes a bit of effort to get used to reading books on a device but in foul weather it's super.

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