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- April 14, 2003 at 2:46 am #249324
I was really surprised at the $100 a week figure too. My husband drives
a company van to and from work, so that has really cut down on our gas
money. If I give my husband too much money at one time he always seems
to spend it on something.
So, I give him about $25.00 a week and I pack
his lunch. He uses this to buy gas for his car that he only uses
occasionally now, and for beer and extra snacks he buys during the week
while on the job. He usually does run out though and then I give him as
little as possible in increments of $5.00.
He is doing much better than
he used to.
We decided a long time ago that I was better at handling money than he
is, and he hates paying bills and keeping track of finances. It works
out for us pretty well.
I feel bad sometimes that he has to ask for money that he earns, but he
doesn’t seem to mind. The only thing he gets upset about is he wants to
buy a “new” car (used) and I keep telling him we can’t afford it, and we
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