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February 23rd, 2016 at 02:49 pm

I decided to close the month today. All we have is our 26th Wedding Anniversary plans and that is basically covered by gift cards (late lunch and a movie on Saturday). Our anniversary is tomorrow but my hubby works the night shift.

Good month overall and the rate of savings will be 56% of our net income as of Monday (pay day). I came under budget on several categories except for one. We went $35 over on the heating oil category. It was also a good month for snowflakes:


$3.28 ins. Reemb.
$3.49 ins. Reemb.
$1.00 scratch off ticket
$3.72 ins. Reemb.
$0.10 found at work
$3.00 lottery tickets
$3.72 ins. Reemb.
$176.23 Costco Reward Coupon
$1.00 Survey
$8.00 Swagbuck Amazon gift cards

Total: $203.54

Financial goals for next month is to reach a minimum 60% savings of our net income. Let's see...I think I'm pushing it quite a bit since we have a Spring break vacation at the end of March. Smile

6 Responses to “Anniversary/Feb./Savings”

  1. Joe Says:

    Hi, just curious how much you've been paying for heating oil. Prices were falling here in Maryland but seem to be stuck at $1.99

  2. NJDebbie Says:

    Joe, we paid $1.41 per gallon. I just saw a gas station sign for regular unleaded for $1.31 a gallon. Two years ago, our highest was $3.69 for heating oil; I am not complaining about it this year. Smile

  3. frugaltexan75 Says:

    Happy anniversary!

  4. VS_ozgirl Says:

    56% savings is great!!

  5. snafu Says:

    Happy Anniversary

  6. Ima saver Says:

    Happy anniversary, today is also my husband's birthday!

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