Tag Archives: money

Waiting for the Final Gasp

Wouldn’t you know it – I just finished paying off my furniture, thereby eliminating one monthly payment from my budget, and now my computer has decided it’s going to die real soon. The silly machine has been exhibiting signs of … Continue reading

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Windfall

Honesty is not something generally expected of the Federal Government. So imagine my surprise (and joy) when I received a notification from the Social Security Administration that they had made an error in initially calculating my benefits and that a … Continue reading

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Paid In Full

It feels good to pay off that mortgage, doesn’t it? I loved receiving that “paid in full” letter when I sold my previous home, and I loved seeing that 0 balance in my on-line mortgage account statement. But I was … Continue reading

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Cordelia’s Mom Gets the Publishing Bug (and a Reality Check)

 This  post was originally published on the blog “Cordelia Calls It Quits“, as part of a special series entitled “Cordelia’s Mom Is Still Hanging in There” (“Cordelia’s Mom Is (the) S.H.I.T.” for short.) 🙂 Sadly, it’s still as true today as … Continue reading

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