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School Money and an Extra Paycheck

August 5th, 2018 at 09:19 am

I did this complicated excel spreadsheet to figure out if we can pay for 9th grade in two installments rather than monthly (which saves the cost of the installment plan). I've only been putting 230 a month rather than 500 into the school savings fund. According to my spreadsheet, this will actually work; I can even stop putting the extra $230 aside and save that in another way. I'm pretty excited. When F graduates, we'll have $20k to add to the college fund approximately (depending on rise in tuition costs).

That's one money thing.

Here's another: this is D's month with three paychecks. We live off 24 paychecks a year but he gets 26. Our plan is:
- 150 wedding gift
- pay ourselves back for auto repair and medical expenses 1251
- 200 to the 529
- 397 leftover (not sure what to do with this, but maybe use part for my 52nd birthday party - I never had a 50th)

That's it for now... I am coming up with a "things we need around the house that I'm avoiding" list... will post later.

2 Responses to “School Money and an Extra Paycheck”

  1. rob62521 Says:

    Hope that works out...I'm sure it would be nice to put the money elsewhere.

    Hope you can celebrate your 52nd well!

  2. Wink Says:

    I love those 3 paycheck months! I usually send most of mine to savings, but will make a few purchases for things on my needs list.

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