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Old 08-11-2018, 04:11 PM   #1
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... when you are updating spreadsheets and (again) pester DW to go find a login for one of those "piddly" accounts and get me an updated balance. She finally does and that number that you had just been "carrying over" month by month has grown by $40k (!).


It was a tiny pension that she had from back when megacorp offered them.
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All the above are good.

For me, it is getting to see stuff like this.

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Still fitting into those Levis 10 years later!!
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... when you are updating spreadsheets and (again) pester DW to go find a login for one of those "piddly" accounts and get me an updated balance. She finally does and that number that you had just been "carrying over" month by month has grown by $40k (!).


It was a tiny pension that she had from back when megacorp offered them.
I love the ideas posted so far, and have much to be thankful for beyond money, but my story that is in the same category as yours is that this years spending money all came out of an account that DW saved while working one summer at her dad's company. It was company automatic, so she just got the benefit. We put it into a tIRA when we got married and are living this whole year off of it!
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Still fitting into those Levis 10 years later!!
I can't. They're way too big. Needed 6" taken from the waist!
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