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Financial Accomplishments

August 17th, 2018 at 05:13 am

My grandma's habit when she had her faculties was to go to the bank at the beginning of the month. She would pay her bills, put a little in savings and pull out cash for her groceries and spending. She was responsible when it came to her finances.

I wanted to use the money I was paid for her care wisely. She worked hard to earn this money. I wanted to know she would be proud of me. I accomplished the following from April through now.

-Cash flowed car repairs/maintenance

-Cash flowed new laptop (definitely a need)

-Cash flowed Vegas trip coming up in November (business other than the last day is for pleasure)

-Saved $1000

-Saved an additional $300 for loss of income during trip to Vegas

-Paid off a personal loan and the IRS and have made a large dent in another personal loan

-Added an additional $50 per month in my IRA

I am satisfied with where the money went, and I hope she would be too.

3 Responses to “Financial Accomplishments ”

  1. Rachael777 Says:

    I am so touched to read this post and think you did an awesome job w the money. Your grandmother would be proud. I am going to take the same idea for the money from Dad. Thank you for sharing.

  2. starfishy Says:

    this is a very sweet and poignant way to honor your grandmother and to take good care of yourself at the same time - lovely! so sorry to hear about your grandmother's decline.

  3. rob62521 Says:

    I think your grandmother would be very proud of you. Our elders had a lot of wisdom and knew how to stretch a buck.

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