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July 21st, 2008 at 07:30 pm

I don't know why I titled it that. I'm adding a little more cash towards the home equity loan payoff.

I received a mysurvey check for $10.00 and the Lowe's paint rebate check for $15.00. So, I'm making an online payment tonight for $25.00. This will bring our new balance below $15,500!! Every bit counts right?

I expect to make a larger extra payment by the end of the month. Can't wait to see it get below $15,000!! We'll see if I can get there this month.

On another note...

We live in the NW corner of our city and DH drives 30 minutes to the SE corner. He usually takes the interstate. Just seems to be the quickest way. Tonight he experimented with his route by driving through the city. The time was about the same, but he cut the miles in half. Instead of 30 miles on the interstate it was 15 miles through town!! Wow, that might save us at least $30 a week in gas. I'll try to keep you updated on this, too.

3 Responses to “More Bacon Bits”

  1. frugaltexan75 Says:

    Woo hoo! Way to get the balance down!

  2. Astere Says:

    Saving gas is good, but do you live in one of those cities where it is safe to drive thru the center at the times needed?

  3. creditcardfree Says:

    Astere...oh, it is perfectly safe. In some ways, the interstate is more dangerous. Good point for others to consider though.

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