Sunday, February 21, 2010

Happy Dance!!!


This image depicts how I felt on Friday!

Last month, I decided to open my eyes and really look at my spending habits because more than anything I needed to know where my money was disappearing to. It seemed like money was flowing through my fingers like water and leaving no evidence that it was ever in my hand. Part of my plan is to record all spending no matter how small. Which means documenting all receipts and opening all mail and recording even the interest payments. Previously, I would guess what I had to pay, and sometime over paid and other times underpaid the bills. This you can imagine resulted in paying higher interests if under paying bills.

Therefore, in keeping with my plan I have been going through my stacks of mail, sorting, and filing them since the beginning of the year. As it is tax time, I decide to look for and found my tax assessment from last year. I remember receiving it but was in a hurry and placed in on pile of the stack of correspondence where it stayed for seven months unopened, until Friday. I opened it and inside was a check for over $6,000!!! Wow! Let that be a lesson to me, open every piece of mail no matter how in a rush I might be.

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8 comments:

monica said...

Hi Angelina!
Haha a nice one!
What a pleasant surprise! The dance in the picture perfectly sums up that.

Angelina said...

Hi Monica,

And who says money doesn't buy happiness? I was one happy camper having found it.

DUTA said...

It's a lesson for everyone. Thanks for the reminder, and enjoy your new found money ($6000 !!).

Makk said...

hey...it happened with me too

I found money in a envelop..lollzzzz

I never expected.


Congrats! Keep smiling!

Angelina said...

Hello Duta,

Yes, I will. It goes right back into my RRSP for my taxes, interesting how money circulates like that.

Have a great day!

Angelina said...

Hi Makk,

Thank you for stopping in and for your comment. Nothing like unexpected money to brighten the day, huh!

P.S. Love your blog. Cheers.

Pink Heels said...

I love this picture!!! Happy Day!!! How old is the dog? It has a LOT of energy and spunk!

Angelina said...

Hi Pink,

Bodhi, out standard poodle was about 6 then, he is now 9, but still jumps around like a pup.

Thanks for stopping by and commenting. : )

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