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Sustainable Goals/Individual Visions for a Future

July 24th, 2018 at 09:15 am

One of the goals I set for myself in order to build up the savings account/EF was a weekly transfer of $37.50 to the Vanguard Account.

I've successfully managed to do that for five consecutive weeks. I'm hoping to up it to $50 once we are a bit more stable.

The good news is we are close to getting the property tax monkey off the back and are building up the vacation fund for a cruise in late October/early November. I had a discussion with a friend whose a religious DR Follower and she had some words about what Baby Step I should be on before taking a vacation (suggesting financial irresponsibility). My thoughts which I shared on that are a cancer diagnosis changes one's thinking. And DH came through his bout easily (no chemo or radiation/though he had to deal with a subsequent blood clot that complicated things for months). And if I waited until I paid off untold medical bills we'd probably never go on a vacation, and family time away making memories is at the top of the list for us.

So, onward to savings and vacation is what I say.

3 Responses to “Sustainable Goals/Individual Visions for a Future”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    Finances are personal and paying cash for a vacation is responsible. Dave agrees with both those! You are doing great.

  2. mumof2 Says:

    Yes I agree paying cash for a vacation is responsible...and you need to do what you think is best for you and making memories are important...so enjoy the vacation

  3. rob62521 Says:

    Glad you are saving for vacation. It sure is nice to have the money ahead of time and not have to pay for months afterwards.

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