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by colonialgirl
Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check In November 27, 2019
Replies: 24
Views: 2117

Re: Daily Check In November 27, 2019

Good morning all - Just lounging in bed listening to the wind whistle and blow. I love the sound of the wind! Thought I would pop in and wish everyone of my frugal friends a Happy Thanksgiving! I have absolutely no news to report unless you are interested in a count of empty Kleenex boxes. On my 3rd...
by colonialgirl
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Insurance policies and what to do with them
Replies: 4
Views: 432

Re: Insurance policies and what to do with them

If you cash in the policy, any earnings value accrued over and above the paid in premium amounts will be taxed as ordinary income on top of any income currently being earned. Insurance benefits paid out to the beneficiary when the insured dies, are tax free. Here are the issues you need to check: 1....
by colonialgirl
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check-in November 13, 2019
Replies: 28
Views: 2184

Re: Daily Check-in November 13, 2019

Thanks Janet - I am feeling some better so just think I need another round of antibiotics. I hate to hear that you and Logics are/have been in the same boat with family. It is one thing to help someone who is truly in need through no fault of their own. It is another to watch someone spend money on ...
by colonialgirl
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check-in November 13, 2019
Replies: 28
Views: 2184

Re: Daily Check-in November 13, 2019

Morning all - Yes it is I - CG - awake at 9:03 a.m. Guess the political junkie in me overcomes the need to sleep as I will be glued to the hearings today. Still fighting the dreaded bacterial infection. Hint to all - buy stock in Kleenex. I went back to the doctor yesterday and he put me back on an ...
by colonialgirl
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: More SEARS and KMART closings.....
Replies: 11
Views: 921

Re: More SEARS and KMART closings.....

I loved them when they carried the Martha line. Quality merchandise at good prices. Ours closed last year. I remember back in the 1980s my niece got her first job there. They paid their staff weekly and in cash because they had so much cash on hand. People that shopped there were generally not using...
by colonialgirl
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: What Do You Use For A Planner
Replies: 13
Views: 1157

Re: What Do You Use For A Planner

I use the calendar on the computer - it is synched to hubs and my phones - so we can track each others activities when planning something. I use reminders app for my to do lists. I keep everything in there - on going grocery lists, to dos, gift lists, chore lists. long term planning, etc. Again - ac...