Could you pay a $1,000 bill today?

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Registered: 09-07-2000
Could you pay a $1,000 bill today?
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Mon, 08-22-2011 - 11:44am

I was listening to the radio this morning, and they were talking about a survey that was conducted (I didn't catch from where) that asked:

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Avatar for kathy_s14255
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Registered: 03-27-2003
Mon, 08-22-2011 - 1:14pm
Yes we could...that is why we have an emergency fund.
iVillage Member
Registered: 08-22-2009
Mon, 08-22-2011 - 1:23pm

iVillage Member
Registered: 07-26-1997
Tue, 08-23-2011 - 11:46am
No absolutely not.

 

iVillage Member
Registered: 02-18-2003
Tue, 08-23-2011 - 5:18pm
nope
Becky
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Registered: 01-06-2000
Wed, 08-24-2011 - 9:08am

Yes.

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iVillage Member
Registered: 09-20-2009
Thu, 08-25-2011 - 1:02pm
Taking it out of savings, yes.

I think we could shuffle some things around and manage without touching savings. Interesting to think about, but I hope I'm never surprised like that!
iVillage Member
Registered: 10-23-2002
Thu, 08-25-2011 - 4:41pm

yes we could.. actually just paid an unexpected 900 dollar bill a couple weeks ago when the ac compressor in my suv went out

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iVillage Member
Registered: 10-05-2009
Sat, 08-27-2011 - 3:55pm
If I could, I'd pay it on my credit card. If we are talking coughing up cash for it, today I could pay it, and I'm the poorest person I know. BUT doing that would screw me up for paying next months bills, so I'd refer to the credit card option if I could.
Avatar for busywith5kids
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Registered: 03-26-2003
Sat, 08-27-2011 - 4:31pm
Yes, thanks to our emergency fund. Though I'd probably still cry about it! ;-)
iVillage Member
Registered: 10-15-2001
Sat, 08-27-2011 - 4:41pm
yep, the whole reason we have an emergency fund
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