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- April 11, 2007 at 6:52 pm #251523Guest
Hi there. Just my 2 cents worth here. Sounds like your in the same
boat I was in a few months ago after my husband had heart surgery. His
income went down to 50 percent with his diability insurance but he
didn’t realize it was even further down since he was also not pulling
in the over time he was use to getting. I had to sit him down and show
him on paper that the money just wasn’t there and now we also had
hospital bills to take care of. Showing him on paper made to have to
see what the deal was and for him to back off the internet where he was
stuck all day making what ever purchases he decided to make.
I’m a big supporter of the envelope system myself. It shows you in
your face how much you either have or don’t have. When it’s empty your
spending is done till the next money comes in.
Also, don’t let him use the guilty trip on you. How many of us are
really where our dreams were. I would guess not many of us. Dreams
are fine if they pan out. Sometimes you have to park those dreams and
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