Originally Posted by Black Beauty 94 View Post
Wow, that is alot of credits! But I just guess I need time management :) I have that now too. I can see where your headed, and when I get to college anyway I have to pay everything for him (gas to get out their, board, vet, dental, etc and it will be about $500 a month anyway) Do you have to pay everything for your horse during College? How do you make sure you have enough money?
Thank you :)!!!
So you have to pay for just your horse? Will your parents be assisting with tuition and books, or is that something you are going to pay for too? And, will you have rent/utilities to pay?
I guess I am very lucky in that I still live at home. I do not have to pay for rent, utilities, or food. Along with utilities, they pay for water to keep the pasture nice and green. My parents also pay for my tuition because I do well in school and they want to keep me encouraged. I appreciate that!
I pay for:
- pasture fertilizer ~$250 (every 2 years)
- hay for winter ~$350
- just got new car tires $400
- oil changes
- gas (monthly~ $140)
- school books
- phone bill
- car insurance just under $100 monthly
- laptop ~$800 I used graduation money for this
- SADDLE after a YEAR of having no saddle that fit right
I worked worked, worked last summer, saved some and with that + my tax return= buy a new saddle! It should be here in a few weeks!
A tip for school books: buy used from online, places like Amazon or craigslist are good, then you can re-sell them at the end of the quarter on craigslist for nearly as much as you paid for them! If you have a really expensive book, then you can rent from CHEGG or bookrenter.com.
Instead of spending $450 this quarter for USED books at the bookstore, I bought all online for only $215!! Very proud of myself lol