Friday, April 21, 2006

Friday! Update: Home Tax Break, Smoking, and Panhandling 04.21.2006

I like to reflect on my own posts every so often, and I realize how lucky I am to be in the position I am. Wow, that sounded snooty...I don't mean it like that. Read on. At the same time, I realize that many bloggers post while trying to get out of debt, and then many bloggers are those that are doing really, really well. I try my best not to alienate anyone. We all, well most of us hopefully, have the same goal, that is to achieve financial freedom...how we get there is our own unique journey. Even this guy has the same idea...being able to stand on the street and smile is amazing and inspiring. Reading this post from Make Love, Not Debt inspired me too. Congratulations! About my smoking, well, 48 days!!!! WOOHOO! $108.00 saved! I'll admit, I did have a smoke this past weekend, but it wasn't my pack...I know, one slip up, and it could lead me right back to where I was before. I'm starting the process of purchasing a home, although I'm probably not going to become very serious until next year. I ran across a post that shed an interesting perspective on the tax advantages of home ownership. It's something I was curious about for some time...take a look, it's got good details. Which reminds, me congrats to SingleMa too and her home purchase! Well, have an awesome weekend everyone!

5 comments:

financialtrainwreck@gmail.com said...

Sounds like you are doing great. Congrats on all, especially the smoking! Were still smoke free as well, and we are really feeling the savings.
Best
Trainwreck

Single Ma said...

Thanks for the mention. You have an excellent outlook to life and your finances. I admire that.

*shakin my finger* tsk tsk tsk on the smoke this weekend. LOL

I'm still proud of you though. One small slip, but keep up the good work!

Single Ma said...

correction: I meant "on" life not "to" life. Freudian slip. LOL

freedumb said...

Thanks TrainWreck and SingleMa! Congrats on the smoking TrainWreck! Keep it up...

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