Charity $40 (donation along with my wedding dress)
Entertainment $31.69 (computer games and re-upping my Paperbackswap money)
Total spending: $2,622.07
Networth IQ updated (see sidebar).
Rather thank stuffing your pillowcase or jackolantern head with sugary treats, here are a couple of fabulous things around the blogosphere I'd like to share with you.social security wage base over at My Dollar Plan. I never knew anything about this before!
World of Wealth talks about how it looks like the long-term stock return expectation has been lowered -- not a good thing for those of us who'd like to retire someday.
The most amazing Halloween costume I have ever heard of -- something I'd like to do when I live in an area where kids go trick-or-treating door-to-door (here they go to the shops on Halloween afternoon, and sometimes within apartment buildings if arrangements are made ahead of time).
One category we have that wasn't mentioned at all was retirement. Peanut and I max out a Roth IRA each year, and that's a category we include in our budget. I also contribute to a 401(k) at work. When we're done with paying off our student loans, we'll be able to do more in this category, in addition to freeing up tons of money for fun stuff like saving for a house or a crazy vacation.
This was fun! I look forward to seeing the results, and of course, I hope I win the gift card. :)
|View from the American side of the Falls|
So far, being married is awesome. Although mostly just because I get
to call Peanut husband. We keep waiting for it to hit us but it hasn't