Monday, August 18, 2008

What's in my Wallet?

(Sorry for the lack of posts recently - we're FINALLY all moved in to the new place, with internet/cable/utilities set up and *almost* completely settled.)

I've seen this on a few other blogs, and I think it's a really cute idea!

My wallet is my most recent large purchase, and one my first purchases on my credit card. It is a Michael Kors, and I absolutely love it! I use it a lot just by itself when I'm going out. So, what's inside of it?

The front compartment has 2 slots to it and 1 zippered area for change. The front slot is for all my bills (currently $10) and the back slot holds my receipts and a few checks. I am a receipt horder, but I have been getting into the habit of cleaning it out once a week, keeping the important ones in my mini filing cabinet.

The back compartment contains all my cards. My license is the blacked-out portion and it's still from my home state... I really should update it soon since then I can make use of the near-by library! My most-used card is my WaMu Gold Debit Card. It comes with PayPass, which I have only used once at a local 7-11 but it's pretty neat and the card gives me $0.03 back per purchase, up to $250 per year. (After doing some calculations, that means I would have to use it 23 times per day to receive the maximum return, lol.) My other cards are:

  • CapitalOne Platinum Credit Card
  • Health Insurance HMO Card
  • Costco Membership Card
  • AAA Membership Card
  • Starbucks Card x2 (one might be empty... shows how much I use them!)
  • AMC MovieWatcher Card (still says I am a student, love the discount!)
  • Nordstrom Gift Card x2 (from returns I've made recently)
  • Coach Gift Card (Christmas present)
  • Victoria's Secret Gift Card (maybe $1 and some cents left on it)
The flaps in the same card-holder area continue a few business cards of acquaintances and friends, my old student I.D. card, my old debit card and my Sephora rewards card. What's in your wallet? :)


Small Budget, Big Style Chick August 18, 2008 at 11:23 PM  

Money Maus-
You wallet is so cute!Here's what's in mine:

~My debit card
~one credit card
~health insurance card
~voter registration card
~driver's license
~Blockbuster card

I don't carry around my check book or cash unless I absolutely know I will need either.

Uncommonadvice August 19, 2008 at 6:17 AM  

Here in Scotland we joke about the man who has money and is shopping for a wallet to keep it in. He has £20 and the wallet he buys costs £19.99!

It's just plain old pockets for me.

sara l August 19, 2008 at 9:04 AM  

Your wallet is super cute. Mine is credit (3)/debit (1)/library cards (2), 3-4 receipts, and a babysitting check i need to deposit.

With WaMu checking, the 23 transactions a day thing is funny. I guess you could buy each item individually everywhere you go. :)

Distar August 19, 2008 at 8:39 PM  

that's a really nice wallet- good investment choice :)

#1HB4BD August 20, 2008 at 9:04 AM  

I cleaned out my wallet (kind of) yesterday so that I can do a similar post soon without being too embarrassed of all the clutter in my wallet. :)

SavingDiva August 22, 2008 at 8:01 PM  

Your wallet is so organized!!!!!!! I wouldn't have the guts to show my nasty excuse for a wallet on my blog!

Trevor August 24, 2008 at 10:19 PM  

I love that you just blogged about your wallet. :)

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