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EF & 4 new tires

December 30th, 2006 at 06:17 am

I got my paycheck and allotted $1000 for the EF fund. Out of the $1000 I bought 4 new tires. Which technically wasn't an emergency but I'm guessing I wouldn't feel that way broken down on the freeway with two screaming kids in carseats. I have an older Mercedes which is built like a tank and very heavy and hard on the tires. I got the best kind which were pricey but supposedly will last on that type of cars the most. $585 was the bill. $415 left now in the ef fund. I also have the Ing Direct orange savings account with $148.20 in it. I put in $5 every two weeks. I purposly do that so I won't even notice. They gave me $25 just for opening it. No strings attached.

3 Responses to “EF & 4 new tires”

  1. PRICEPLUS Says:

    Good tires are worth every penny! Your safety and that of your family comes first!

  2. LuckyRobin Says:

    I'd count it as preventing an emergency or emergency preparation. That's how I'm counting my generator.

  3. laceshawl Says:

    This proves your EF is working - you had the money there when you needed it instead of putting it on a card. Well done! You used it for exactly what it was there for.

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