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First Paycheck from My Husband's New Job

October 19th, 2013 at 11:27 am

We got the first full pay deposit from my husband's new job - woo hoo! He was self-employed before, and now he's happier at work, they LOVE him, and he's netting $778 more a month. (Plus health insurance!)

So here is the grand plan:
- We will max. out our IRAs (contributing about $400 more each month total - already changed the automatic pay thingy in Vanguard)
- We will pay down the mortgage
- Small increase in budget for spending just so things are reflect actual expenses from the previous year (we spent more on medical and on car repair) - if we end up not spending the amount on food we allot each month, that will go to savings instead of to medical/car.

I think the biggest change is in my piece of mind.

3 Responses to “First Paycheck from My Husband's New Job”

  1. beawealthywarrior Says:

    A peace of mind is priceless Smile

  2. Buendia Says:

    Isn't that the truth!

  3. TashaC. Says:

    Congrats! Sounds wonderful for your piece of mind!

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