Biting The Bullet On Expenses

Biting the bullet on expenses

The President ordered the cabinet to cut a whopping $100 million from

the $3..5 trillion federal budget! They cut $60 billion.

I’m so impressed by this sacrifice that I have decided to do the same

thing with my personal budget. I spend about $2000 a month on groceries, medicine, bills, etc, but it’s time to get out the budget cutting ax, go line by line through my expenses, and go to work.

I’m going to cut my spending at exactly the same ratio -1/37,000 of my

total budget. After doing the math, it looks like instead of spending $2000 a month; I’m going to have to cut that number by four cents!

Yes, I’m going to have to get by with $1999.96, but that’s what sacrifice is all about. I’ll just have to do without some things, that are, frankly, luxuries.

John P. Taxpayer

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