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Another Windfall

February 23rd, 2014 at 05:11 am

Not only are we getting the 2k tax refund (per the IRS it will be deposited on Wednesday), but we sold our third vehicle that was just sitting around. That is another $1600. This means we will be seriously beefing up the emergency fund. It's exciting to be able to pay off the credit card, get all the car repairs done, and put 1k in savings all within a week. I will definitely be sleeping much more soundly.

By the way, there is $1150 allocated to the cars now (timing belt plus the other belts it is customary to replace at the same time and brakes). There were a couple of things the mechanic said we may not need and the total could be anywhere from 850-1150. If it doesn't hit the max, anything we don't spend will go toward our student loans.

We are celebrating by going out to dinner using a Groupon we got for Christmas. The first $30 of our dinner is covered!

3 Responses to “Another Windfall”

  1. scottish girl Says:

    That's great!

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    Nice!! Great job getting rid of a vehicle you don't need and gaining CASH.

  3. PNWMom Says:

    Congratulations on selling the car! Always nice to have a windfall Smile

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