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by ohjodi
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Being selfish or surviving?
Replies: 21
Views: 960

Re: Being selfish or surviving?

sadly, yes. MIL is 88 and in bad shape. My SIL is upset about it, she wants to "order" a dinner in, but mIL refuses that, but MIL really can't cook any more. MIL claimes that she will cook the ham ect, no one would mind if it was ordered in and the money divided up, but~~~ poor SIL it may all just ...
by ohjodi
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Being selfish or surviving?
Replies: 21
Views: 960

Re: Being selfish or surviving?

Does the mother have Medicare? She should let her doctor know she needs help. She may qualify for a home care aide. Your husband would not have been able to "save" his siblings, at 18. He was a child. And within the home of an abusive parent, the parent always wins. Adult children of abusive parents...
by ohjodi
Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: How long were you with frugal living?
Replies: 79
Views: 8920

Re: How long were you with frugal living?

Not really sure but sort of gage it according to Jusmom. He was around 15 when I started to realize who everyone was and now I think he is 30 and married. Wow where does the time go? So around 2004 I think. Have loved the love and support and information everyone has given each other over the years...
by ohjodi
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check In April 13th
Replies: 24
Views: 1141

Re: Daily Check In April 13th

LOL! Well, the next time I get to Canada, I'll have to get some Smarties to try. (While I'd love to buy some in Britian, I think it's going to be while before I get there.) Amazon will get them to you! I've been craving Galaxy "Minstrels", which are like big, brown M&M's. I was in London a dozen ye...
by ohjodi
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: How long were you with frugal living?
Replies: 79
Views: 8920

Re: How long were you with frugal living?

I was just thinking about this the other day, wondering how long members here have been around. I found About.com's Frugal Living in late'98 or early '99. TWENTY years ago! About.com had just changed the name from The Mining Company. About.com was so fantastic, back then, with sites and forums about...
by ohjodi
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Life Insurance
Replies: 16
Views: 940

Re: Life Insurance

Also agree with sandi Get the numbers - what he gets each month. Set it up so they put some of that away each month. SS does end at 18. It used to follow if you went to college but they don’t do that now. I used to get a small amount via my father’s SS. What about SSI? Would he qualify for that He ...