Secondly, I want to be rich. Not a billionaire that never has to work ever, and certainly not someone that raises spoiled children with no sense of work ethic. But I want to be well-off. I want to be able to retire comfortably and a reasonable age, if not early.
I want to be a millionaire. Not with god-awful millions, but with ~$5mil. That’s enough to be comfortable with after retirement and still be able to *give.* That’s what I want to be able to do, too: give without worrying if I can afford it.
My plan, of course, is Dave Ramsey’s plan, which I’ve mentioned before. In addition to this, I have another plan:
EXTREME COUPONING. I’m doing it. Watch me. I have Kroger card now, so I can be rich by next week at the latest. Go team.
Seriously, this thing is awesome. I’ve been using it for over a year now, and I love it. I never use my flash drive. I know this sounds like an ad, and that’s because it basically is. Here’s the cool thing though: you make a FREE Dropbox account (which gives you 2GB of online storage) using my link and I get extra space. It’s a win for everybody, eh? You can use this thing on your own desktop with a simple folder (just like any other folder you might have), but it automatically syncs to the secure Dropbox website, meaning you can access the files ANYWHERE on ANY COMPUTER with an internet connection. EDIT: There’s also an app for just about every smartphone out there, so if that’s your thing, you’re good.
It’s awesome. Promise.
I don’t often spam, but I really want the extra space right now. Enjoy it, peeps!
Remember my elation when I made this post about my and Meghan’s starter emergency fund being complete? OMG YAY, right? Well, now we’ve run into a problem that’s not quite an emergency.
1.) We’re both out of meal points. I’m down to $0.21 and she’s at ~$33. Hers can last us a few days, at least, but certainly not through the end of the year.
2.) We got paid Friday, and since we were “lookin’ forward to the wee-ee-kend,” we ended up spending all that paycheck. Given, it was on things like shampoo, face soap, and groceries at first. Then it was going to an awesome Chinese restaurant with our friends to celebrate one friend’s birthday. Then we spent the last four dollars on drinks from the cafe.
3.) Saturday was our THREE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OH MY GOD. It was awesome. We went to the Art Museum (free entertainment!), then went to TGI Friday’s (where we used just about all of our holiday money), then we came back home and ate strawberries with Cool Whip and chocolate syrup and watched Kiki’s Delivery Service, which was all awesome and stuff.
4.) Now, that means we’re out of money and mostly out of meal points. We have some food, like oatmeal and Ramen, but not much. AND we’re going to our friend Meg's house in a couple weeks. Granted, we ARE getting paid that Friday, so that shouldn't be an issue in and of itself. It's just that we won't be getting paid much (considering we both missed some work hours) and there's the whole food thing. I'm one of those cool kids that gets an allowance even in college, though, so we'll be getting $40 from my mom tomorrow. We're trying to save that for funs and Meg's house and then use paycheck for food and such here. It's just…rawr.
I’m tired of getting in this situation. It happened last semester too, but that wasn’t really our fault. We had to come up with money for Meghan’s tuition and such, so it was understandable that we ran out of meal points since we were living exclusively on them. It just sucks. I don’t want real life to be like this. I think it’ll be easier once we’re making real money, but at the same time…we’ll have payments on things like an apartment and utilities. (Not a car though. I refuse to take out a loan on a car.)
Just. Bleh. I’m ranting because I’m a little stressed and this is how I deal. Don’t worry about it. All good. =D
That’s a smiley, right? It looks vaguely like a penis. Penis smiley.