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Buddyblazon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-24-06 01:59 PM
Response to Reply #55
57. I am better off...only because I saw this coming....
and I figured I better work on my resourcefulness.

My friends...not so lucky.
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  -"How are people making ends meet?"... Buddyblazon  Mar-23-06 05:55 PM   #0 
  - Yeah, I wonder the same thing  dotcosm   Mar-23-06 06:03 PM   #1 
  - I get at least one call a day from a mortgage company  FatDave   Mar-24-06 01:23 AM   #28 
  - I spent the last 2 1/2 years trying to live on less than $900/month  Warpy   Mar-23-06 06:03 PM   #2 
  - Oh no...  Buddyblazon   Mar-23-06 06:16 PM   #5 
  - I guess everyone must become a businessperson in this society  aint_no_life_nowhere   Mar-23-06 06:30 PM   #10 
     - Yea...you're right....  Buddyblazon   Mar-23-06 06:39 PM   #13 
  - Talked to a Emergency room Doctor on the way to the Airport last week.  sarcasmo   Mar-24-06 12:07 PM   #38 
  - You have each other  gizmo1979   Mar-23-06 06:05 PM   #3 
  - An awful lot of people spend a lot of money they don't have to.  Redstone   Mar-23-06 06:08 PM   #4 
  - Our countries slogan should be...  Buddyblazon   Mar-23-06 06:17 PM   #6 
  - BB ...Until everyone learns how to enjoy and appreciate what  serryjw   Mar-23-06 06:32 PM   #12 
     - That's the point we hit about a year ago....  Buddyblazon   Mar-23-06 06:49 PM   #15 
        - Don' forget the little niceties  serryjw   Mar-23-06 07:07 PM   #21 
           - We have date night once a week ...  Buddyblazon   Mar-23-06 07:10 PM   #22 
  - yup  shanti   Mar-24-06 01:08 AM   #27 
  - Wow, my soon to be ex made the same statement last night...  Nabia2004   Mar-23-06 06:20 PM   #7 
  - The credit card game sucks...  Buddyblazon   Mar-23-06 07:00 PM   #19 
  - I know many family and friends who bought houses...  spuddonna   Mar-23-06 06:23 PM   #8 
  - It's the new National prayer....  Buddyblazon   Mar-23-06 06:26 PM   #9 
     - "Verily as I walk thru the valley of debt, I fear no finance charge..."  spuddonna   Mar-23-06 06:32 PM   #11 
  - retirees on small incomes are taking a beating  Neil Lisst   Mar-23-06 06:43 PM   #14 
  - Are you a regular on the ESPN NBA boards?  Buddyblazon   Mar-23-06 06:51 PM   #16 
  - Two words  SoCalDem   Mar-23-06 06:53 PM   #17 
  - BINGO  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-23-06 06:55 PM   #18 
     - But those people aren't using those things correctly...  Buddyblazon   Mar-23-06 07:04 PM   #20 
        - You keep paying attn to your money and you will probably be okay  electron_blue   Mar-23-06 07:17 PM   #23 
           - We've had to cut back since I've been out of work...  Virginian   Mar-24-06 12:45 PM   #43 
  - Credit cards  Raine   Mar-23-06 07:18 PM   #24 
  - Unfortunately, I'm not making ends meet at this time  SeattleGirl   Mar-23-06 07:23 PM   #25 
  - here's how they do it . . .  OneBlueSky   Mar-24-06 12:46 AM   #26 
  - It amazes me when people do a re-fi to pay credit card debt  SoCalDem   Mar-24-06 11:37 AM   #35 
     - Credit Card debt is now SECURED debt.  PassingFair   Mar-24-06 01:48 PM   #54 
        - Now it is, but it didn't used to be and people have been  SoCalDem   Mar-24-06 08:25 PM   #59 
  - Two full-time jobs  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Mar-24-06 03:12 AM   #29 
  - Regardless of what the cheap labor cons say, this economy sucks!  B Calm   Mar-24-06 04:56 AM   #30 
  - You know when it gets reeeealllly scary? When you have two little boys  AzDar   Mar-24-06 05:40 AM   #31 
  - Well, first off, the average household carries $9000.00 in CC debt.  MadHound   Mar-24-06 05:52 AM   #32 
  - The CC debt is gone.  Buddyblazon   Mar-24-06 11:31 AM   #34 
  - Real Estate is speculation  buddyhollysghost   Mar-24-06 12:27 PM   #39 
  - Buddy to Buddy....  Buddyblazon   Mar-24-06 12:43 PM   #42 
  - I agree with you up to a point about the mortage  MadHound   Mar-24-06 12:42 PM   #41 
     - I think if the economy turns as bad as it did in the Depression...  Buddyblazon   Mar-24-06 12:46 PM   #44 
        - LOL, I'm hoping that it is as only as bad as the Great Depression  MadHound   Mar-24-06 01:08 PM   #46 
           - Okay...can't argue with you on any of those points.  Buddyblazon   Mar-24-06 01:16 PM   #47 
              - LOL, sorry I'm such a cynical bummer  MadHound   Mar-24-06 01:25 PM   #49 
                 - My summer job....and has been for a decade...  Buddyblazon   Mar-24-06 01:40 PM   #52 
  - Yea...our long time friends across the street...  Buddyblazon   Mar-24-06 11:38 AM   #36 
  - If you haven't seen it  qanda   Mar-24-06 06:06 AM   #33 
  - I get the feeling we're all going to "lose our asses"  Generic Other   Mar-24-06 11:47 AM   #37 
  - And Bush says that India's middle class will grow 300% this year!!  Imagevision   Mar-24-06 12:38 PM   #40 
  - I wonder about that every day  anarch   Mar-24-06 12:54 PM   #45 
  - We can't afford to buy new clothes.  Buddyblazon   Mar-24-06 01:26 PM   #50 
  - By a lot of standards I would be considered rich.  azmouse   Mar-24-06 01:24 PM   #48 
  - The American People have been duped into becoming comfortable with Debt  bleedingheart   Mar-24-06 01:32 PM   #51 
  - Not us...  Buddyblazon   Mar-24-06 01:56 PM   #56 
     - we live within our means as well  bleedingheart   Mar-24-06 02:17 PM   #58 
  - Stock Trading  MazeRat7   Mar-24-06 01:45 PM   #53 
  - Are you better off now then say...5 years ago?? Gas alone has doubled  Imagevision   Mar-24-06 01:54 PM   #55 
     - I am better off...only because I saw this coming....  Buddyblazon   Mar-24-06 01:59 PM   #57 
 

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