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DH Got Another Raise

October 20th, 2007 at 05:30 am

Some of the folks in the engineering department where DH works have jumped ship and his bosses decided to give him a pre-emptive raise in the hopes that he won't do the same thing.

Since he's got no intention of leaving anyway, it was a nice surprise. Especially since it's only been a couple months. It works out to $500 gross every 4 weeks. He hasn't run the numbers yet to see what it'll be after taxes, but I'm assuming it will add an additional $300 every 4 weeks into our budget.

That means we should be able to pay that remaining credit card down even faster, so I'm quite happy with that. DH still wants to go to Disneyland next year, but I'm holding out for 2009. Though I'd much rather go to London. Not with the kids though. Anyway, that's a pipe dream right now. I have a feeling London will be closer to 2019. But that's fine at this point in time.

Not really much going on. We're all sick still but DH and not spending much money.

5 Responses to “DH Got Another Raise”

  1. Ima saver Says:

    Hope you feel better soon!

  2. moneycents Says:

    Great news about the raise. I hope you all feel better!

  3. baselle Says:

    Congrats again. DH should keep them guessing, strategically, of course.

  4. terri77 Says:

    That's great! It's especially nice to get a $6.5k raise when you aren't expecting it.

  5. Broken Arrow Says:

    Wow that is a great surprise. I wish my bosses would think of the same. Can you have your boss talk to my boss? Big Grin

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