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Doh..That was stupid!

September 20th, 2011 at 11:31 am

I had an email this morning from our bank that they did an overdraft transfer to our checking account. I was a bit panicked because I knew we had money in checking; DH deposited his paycheck Friday. On Saturday I had transferred money and set up some bills to be paid and updated the checkbook. So I was worried that somehow there was a mistake, or worse, someone had gotten access to our account!

Well, neither happened. I am such a dork! I set up a $300 payment to CC3 and totally forgot about it. So of course I thought I had $300 more than we actually did. This stupid mistake will cost me $15-$20 for the OD fee. Hopefully no more. *groan*

I get paid today, so our account will be well in the black by the end of the day.

I am feeling very foolish.

5 Responses to “Doh..That was stupid!”

  1. monkeymama Says:

    This is why Quicken pays for itself (& then some). Big Grin

    Anyway, it happens!

  2. starfishy Says:

    sounds very frustrating! but be gentle with yourself...you're doing great! Smile

  3. LuckyRobin Says:

    It happens to everyone at least once, I'm sure. Don't beat yourself up about it. You'll be more careful in the future.

  4. Thrifty Ray Says:

    My advice is to always call and explain the OD to the bank...they might refund it...or offer to reduce it. Doesnt hurt to try!!

  5. North Georgia Gal Says:

    Don't beat yourself up. It happens to the best of us.

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