Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Half Year Small Finances Review

So we are halfway through 2018.
How did that happen so fast?? lolz

I went through the various small pots of monies and here is where it all stands as of June 30th.
I save up all my rebates/spare change/refunds to apply toward the food bill in December.
(I don't put monies from things I sell during the year into this kitty.)

*  The spare change was rolled and counted June 30th......


$38.50 to put toward the food budget come December.  Now that Hubs isn't working and doesn't have as much WAM we don't get as much change accumulating at Chez Sluggy.

*  Here are the current cash rebate app totals for 2018 thru the end of June.......
   Ibotta  $55.40
   Checkout 51  $6.25
   Savingstar  $26.25
A total of $87.90 in cash rebates to put toward food spending in December.

*   My Weis Refund envelope has $19.81 in it.

*   My Rite-Aid Post Q/Refund envelope has $98.47 in it.

Altogether I have $244.68 at the halfway point in the year to apply toward food spending in December.  If this pace keeps up I may be able to fully cover food shopping in December with these odds and ends I save up.  8-)))

*   Not part of the grocery monies but here is my leftover WAM from the first 6 months of the year.....


I've still got a little over half of my WAM for the year so far, $366.
Almost enough to buy a plane ticket outta here! lolz

Sluggy

8 comments:

  1. So get your butt on a plane and come see me. Talked to Joe about Maine and we are in for sure.

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  2. That's fantastic Sluggy! I love your idea of applying the funds to your food budget.

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    1. Well since most of it is due to spending on food and toiletries it only makes sense to dump these funds back into the food budget. ;-)

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  3. Free groceries and a plane ticket! Talk about bargains adding up!

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  4. Smart to apply to December when food can easily skyrocket with more eating out, takeout, or guests.

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  5. I would to see a blog post of you interviewing your husband regarding his retirement. Ex: what does he miss most what is he enjoying the most etc. I think it would be a hoot :). Tebble

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