And, not much to report.
Baby is still on its way. Hubby’s work is still slow. Debt Snowball is still on pause.
However – I did a bit of math the last few weeks and was amazed at – with slower work, the payroll tax holiday ending and my insurance premiums going up – how much less in income we take home each month than a mere 6 months ago. This realization (along with news headlines this week pointing out that across the country, income has dropped significantly) – I was so thankful that we started getting out of debt last year.
I think we have somewhere around $500 LESS a month in payments because of all the items we finished paying off. So not only did we save a ton of money (on interest that we won’t be changed), we created a decent bit of margin in our monthly budget. That is really helping us get through our current drop in income.
[March sneak peek… Might be ‘Consignment by the Numbers’ 🙂 ]