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Every little bit helps

May 6th, 2009 at 04:17 pm

Today I cashed a check for a whopping $7.76. It was a refund from an overpayment to one of our paid off credit cards. Instead of depositing it into the checking account, I decided to cash it to have a little money on hand. While I was cashing it, the teller said, 'every little bit helps.'

$7.76 can buy me a meal or several drinks. It's just nice to have a few dollars in your pocket. I stay at home so I don't need a lot of cash but it is handy to have a few dollars for a drink or for the train ride at Wal-Mart(when I have the three year old with me).

In the spirit of every little bit helps, I do plan on joining the $20 Challenge. I also plan to start making small, weekly payments to our lowest credit card debt. Even if it's only $10, it will add up over time. I just have to keep in mind that even the smallest amount of money can make a difference when it comes to paying off debt or saving money.

5 Responses to “Every little bit helps”

  1. smiley2009 Says:

    Yes it really does on one of my debts I only pay $25 a month towards it because I'm snowballing and paying more on the other's well surpisingly I've chunked away $125 Off the balance in just 5 months. Keeep up the good work.

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    I agree...every little bit helps!! Good luck.

  3. Amber Says:

    hmmm umph, every little bit helps. I take surveys for .50 cents and up but in the end they all add up

  4. HouseHopeful Says:

    You're absolutely right, every little bit helps.

  5. Debtnomore Says:

    I've tried to do surveys before. A few I have actually been able to take. I don't know if it's because of the area that I live that they don't want my opinion or what it is. I will answer the first few questions and then usually get a message that I don't qualify. But this is something I need to revisit and start trying to do again.

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