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Old 01-26-2017, 03:05 PM
 
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ASK! You have to ask for help!!

If you were my daughter and you did not ask I would be very upset with you. It doesn't have to be a handout. It can be a loan if that's what you want - and my daughters have both borrowed money.

ASK FOR HELP!!
I do but when I do I do not want to feel like a burden. I am wanting to be independent like many other adults

 
Old 01-26-2017, 03:38 PM
 
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Exacty I am very busy!. I mean that the shoes that I love to watch only comes on on certain days of the week.
So, instead of making your financial situation better and wasting time watching television you justify the expense because you just *cannot* miss a single episode of some television program?
Okay, well it is your choice I suppose however, you should quit complaining about your financial situation since you obviously are not willing to sacrifice
*the oh so important television programs you have to watch*
Bless your heart.
 
Old 01-26-2017, 04:24 PM
 
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So, instead of making your financial situation better and wasting time watching television you justify the expense because you just *cannot* miss a single episode of some television program?
Okay, well it is your choice I suppose however, you should quit complaining about your financial situation since you obviously are not willing to sacrifice
*the oh so important television programs you have to watch*
Bless your heart.
That's really not the problem. It's the rent.
 
Old 01-26-2017, 04:25 PM
 
Location: Downtown Phoenix, AZ
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I only have a financial situation due to having to subsidize my fiance to my detriment. She is going to school so only works part time, and her job doesn't even pay her as much as her bills are, so I have to make up the difference as well as pay for her food and gas. If it was just me on my own, I'd be making at least $500/month more than I spend, but that's the price of love. I hope it gets better when she graduates and can get a job that pays a living wage
 
Old 01-26-2017, 04:54 PM
 
Location: Raleigh NC
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Exacty I am very busy!. I mean that the shoes that I love to watch only comes on on certain days of the week.
They make these old fashioned thingies called antenna that you attach to your TV set and you can watch network TV without cable.
 
Old 01-26-2017, 05:03 PM
 
Location: Wonderland
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i wanted to tutor in weekends. I put out advertisements but no one responded

Frankly, they may not be responding because your spelling and punctuation skills are not good. You are claiming to be a TEACHER and you want to tutor kids - pay better attention to detail.

And to school zones.

And cut off the cable.

I also noticed that your budget only includes your salary, so everything your boyfriend makes is apparently discretionary income. Am I correct in that conclusion?
 
Old 01-26-2017, 05:05 PM
 
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I am getting a two year degree in Elementary Ed because I could not find any work in social services and I really enjoy teaching. I am so mad that I did not go for it in the beginning of my college career. I get paid 985 biweekly and my apartment bill is whats costing so much! On top of that, they add on 27 for the amenities that I do not even use
It will be hard at first, but you have to get ahead of your rent. If you get paid on the 7th and 21st? rent comes our of that in advance to never have late fees.
 
Old 01-26-2017, 05:07 PM
 
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Car note-259
Electricity bill- ranges from 60-100 each month
Cable-124 each month
Phone Bill-60 a month
food-100-150 every other month

I have to sacrifice something and that is the high rent. My boyfriend makes 200 a week. He is getting his life back on track after getting into trouble when he was younger so he's working for less due to his record. He is also on probation and pays 120 a month.
oh wow. Cable is nuts. Get hulu plus or netflix.
 
Old 01-26-2017, 05:07 PM
 
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I only have a financial situation due to having to subsidize my fiance to my detriment. She is going to school so only works part time, and her job doesn't even pay her as much as her bills are, so I have to make up the difference as well as pay for her food and gas. If it was just me on my own, I'd be making at least $500/month more than I spend, but that's the price of love. I hope it gets better when she graduates and can get a job that pays a living wage
Why are you obligated to pay for your fiance? You aren't, you choose to do so with no one but yourself to
blame.
 
Old 01-26-2017, 05:09 PM
 
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I thought about this. I know a lot of people who use internet tv, but I only watch tv on certain days.
Well, internet TV holds your shows to watch when you want.
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