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Paid Miscellaneous Bills

June 29th, 2015 at 02:56 pm

I paid some miscellaneous charges on different credit cards this weekend. No interest was charged on any of these...because I don't EVER pay interest on credit cards. Smile

Kohl's $44.48
Chase $8.54
US Bank $47.34
Target $305.25
Citi Govt $22.23

I also used snowflakes to pay $24.88 on our Citi Thank You card. I have around $560 left in our checking account to apply to recent purchases on both Citi cards. Once I figure which amounts should go to which card I will make those payments. Paying off current charges or any debt for that matter feels good!

We went grocery shopping at the commissary on post this weekend. I will say it seems prices are better there. I wouldn't have believed it after seeing prices at the Post Exchange which I think are inflated. For example a tub of butter I had been buying back home for $5.69 was $4! I bought turkey bacon (Oscar Meyer brand) for $1.50 that I would have easily paid $2.25 for previously. The commissary does add a 5% surcharge to help pay for future buildings and locations. We also need to tip the baggers (hate this part). Our tip was $3. Despite these extra fees, the total bill seems significantly less. I love that!

We are really close to post right now, but it will be a 20-25 minute drive from our rental home. Of course, my husband is on post every work day. I can get him to pick things up. I expect though we may shop here for most things if we can. I just need to have a lot of $1 bills on hand for tips, as well as plan well for our needs so I don't have to be making a lot of trips.

Still waiting on the reimbursement from the Army. I do hope the money arrives this week!

3 Responses to “Paid Miscellaneous Bills”

  1. scottish girl Says:

    Hope you get the Army money this week!

  2. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Why do you have to tip the baggers? Is there a set fee? Could you bag them yourselves, or is that not allowed?

    Either way - sounds like some good grocery savings!

  3. creditcardfree Says:

    I think you can bag your own in the self check line. The baggers only work for tips. They are not paid a salary at all. It's a strange thing I admit. I'm not sure if you could bag your own in the traditional lines. I'll need to notice.

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