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Subject:  Re: Your Money or Your Life Date:  7/25/2000  8:37 PM
Author:  arrete Number:  13736 of 847022

Did you / do you track every penny you spend?

I did and I do. Before I retired, I tracked the pennies to see how much money I would need for retirement. Quite the eye-opener - no more high-priced mochas. I even tracked when I was overseas, and it's harder to do in krona!

Now I track because I'm not completely sure I've got spending down right. I'll probably stop pretty soon, 'cause I sure know where my money is going, and now I have a feel for it.

I figured out my "real wage" once - that was kind of interesting. Didn't do the rest of the stuff.

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