Abe’s Birthday, and about pennies

February 13, 2009 by  
Filed under Miss Moneybags, Noted

It’s (still) Feb 12, which used to be Abe Lincoln’s birthday (still is) but no longer a holiday. Nevertheless, I have been collecting pennies all week wherever I find them, and adding them to my piggy bank. I took a bunch of items to two local consignment stores — one gave me $8 cash and […]

Julia’s January Savings

February 4, 2009 by  
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(Hi, it’s me — popping in to post, per Miss Moneybags’ request) OK, so I may not have saved much in January — I dipped into my emergency fund for a couple of sudden expenses (like food money for sick daughter in NY who couldn’t wait tables while throwing up). My bank does the “Keep […]