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Cost of living is going up here.

August 5th, 2013 at 01:11 am

With each bill rising, some by $36.67 per month, I think I will need to add an extra amount on to annual bill money and find saving elsewhere. That can only be from my daily living allowance area. By how much I will have to wait and see but it s over $700 for the year so far!

My last water bill was $148.25 but my water usage per was $4.80 for the quarter or 17 KL of water, not a lot by any standard, on this bill you have sewage charges too! Power has gone up by 22% on the last year. I have some solar panels so my cost are less than the norm but it will go up somewhat too! The list goes on so I will budget for around $1000 extra and put aside any extra for next year s hikes.

Today I had a senior coffee for free and penny pitcher Carmel Sundae for $1.20 at full price these would have cost about $6.40 for both, I ended up paying only $1.20 for the Sundae.

2 Responses to “Cost of living is going up here.”

  1. NJDebbie Says:

    Kitty, everything is going up here in my neck of the woods. It seems that everyone wants your money.

  2. snafu Says:

    We've also seen huge increases in food costs and anything transportation related like gas for car or flights. Airlines added $50. to check a bag and charge for meals that were free last year. Does anyone know the added fee for security? A lot of cars have new features that seems to be sending purchasers to new vehicles. Low interest rates and demand has increased the price of some brands.

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