ishtarastarte

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ishtarastarte replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:45 PM

Re: Check Your IRS Refund Status

Why would anyone ever want to make such an interest free loan?

*drags out soapbox*

It's possible to get a refund without "making an interest free loan" to the gov't if you qualify for the [more]

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ishtarastarte replied to the Ishtar's Gate board. 2:53 PM

Re: I see the snobs are back

For some people, it takes a period of not living the good life themselves. If this experience is lacking, they are clueless.



Even that doesn't always work.

Financially, M had it pretty good when he was married. [more]

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ishtarastarte replied to the Ishtar's Gate board. 2:13 PM

Re: I see the snobs are back

Well, you know, the only decent jobs make $100k a year, everyone else just doesn't count.

Ishtar

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ishtarastarte replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:39 PM

Re: TMF LBYM Article

The article was titled "Peculiar Traits of Rich People". It doesn't pertain to two minimum wage workers.

Perhaps, but GSF seemed to be talking more generally.

It was the "decent job" comment that got [more]

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ishtarastarte replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:53 PM

Re: TMF LBYM Article

Not if you and your wife have a decent job. We had 2 children in daycare/private school, and still that was less than either of us were making.

Gosh, if only everyone had a "decent" job and a two-parent family.

How [more]

Wed Apr 23

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ishtarastarte replied to the Replies I'd Like To Make board. 4:57 PM

Re: I think...

That sounds like a work situation, with what you've been talking about in recent months.

Good luck.

Ishtar

Tue Apr 22

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ishtarastarte posted to the Replies I'd Like To Make board. 2:45 PM

Well.. . .

You're as helpful and pleasant as ever.

Ishtar

Mon Apr 21

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ishtarastarte replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:58 PM

Re: A prepaid card that tracks expenses online?

The visabuxx C had was through my credit union, and yes, she could pull cash out either at a store or through an ATM.

She hasn't used it much in the last couple years, as she's gotten her own money and stuff now, so I don't know if anything [more]

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ishtarastarte replied to the Replies I'd Like To Make board. 5:08 PM

Re: Salt

That would be so awesome.

Ishtar

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ishtarastarte replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:07 PM

Re: A prepaid card that tracks expenses online?

I think he might be looking for something more like a true pre-paid card, like VisaBuxx:

http://usa.visa.com/personal/personal-cards/prepaid-cards/vi... [more]

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ishtarastarte posted to the Replies I'd Like To Make board. 12:57 PM

seen on twitter

"Did you know the original constitution had no provisions for religious liberty?"

Um, yes, I did know.

That's why it's in an AMENDMENT.

Sheesh.

Ishtar

Sun Apr 20

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ishtarastarte replied to the Replies I'd Like To Make board. 5:49 PM

Re: * gasp *

Yeah, he passed amusing several years ago.

Ishtar

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ishtarastarte replied to the Replies I'd Like To Make board. 5:45 PM

Re: * gasp *

Let me guess, a particular cfa on a memorial thread?

Ishtar

Sat Apr 19

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ishtarastarte replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:53 AM

Re: Housing

Spoken like someone who has never been truly broke.

While good advise, it's not always possible to live by for everyone. It is a good goal to work toward.


Seriously.

Ishtar

Fri Apr 18

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ishtarastarte replied to the Ishtar's Gate board. 10:39 PM

Re: STHTU

I'm glad your husband is better.

*hugs*

Thanks for the update.

Ishtar

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ishtarastarte replied to the An Open Letter board. 12:02 AM

Re: An Open Letter

Must be nice to live in an area where you can flush 38 million gallons of water and just refill the reservoir.

Seriously.

Believe me, in CA, we're wincing.

Ishtar
(3rd drought year, only 30% of normal snow [more]

Thu Apr 17

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ishtarastarte replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:11 PM

Re: Advice from a Federal TSP Millionaire


I always read these stories and think Wow, that could be me, if I worked at places that offered 401ks

I am 48.
I have contributed to 401ks when possible, but that is fewer than 5 years of my employment
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ishtarastarte replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:10 PM

Re: Budget App's

I use YNAB, which is an envelope budgeting program, but you have to buy it (it runs $60, but there are sometimes really good sales - especially on Steam - and people who own a copy can get you a 10% discount; right now, free for college [more]

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ishtarastarte replied to the Ishtar's Gate board. 9:45 AM

Re: Small work vent

Yes, it is.

Ishtar

Wed Apr 16

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ishtarastarte replied to the Ishtar's Gate board. 8:08 PM

Re: Small work vent

And now I'm laughing.

Special Projects Manager has told her at least twice, "Don't bother Ishtar with this stuff! Come to me; I'll decide if we need to get her involved."

So, I copied her on the response to the other [more]

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