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Investment in myself - literally

October 29th, 2014 at 09:54 am

I got the estimate for some dental work today, to the tune of $11k. Ouch! This totally throws my saving plan out the window. The only consolation is that it will be spread out between 2 years and 45% will be tax deductible. I can’t even complain about price gouging consider that it’s at the low end of the market price for top of the line service.

5 Responses to “Investment in myself - literally”

  1. ceejay74 Says:

    Ouch! I had $7K of dental work that I managed to offset considerably with pretax deductions and credit card rewards. If you haven't considered that, you might want to consider opening a rewards card each time a big payment is coming up. At least you'll get cash back or gift cards for your pain.

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    Only open credit cards if you can pay off the balance before you are charged interest! Definitely make a plan for how to pay for it.

  3. VioletsMoney Says:

    Wow that is simply shocking! I had no idea anything could cost that much at the dentist!

  4. LivingAlmostLarge Says:

    I don't want to talk about what my implant and crown cost me. And that it's the one tooth that has plagued me since I was 18. And I had an abcess last year but then I had to clear it out and do extraction and everything else. And now it's still a problem. uggh. The pain, the time, everything!

  5. PatientSaver Says:

    I will make sure to floss tonight. Smile

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