A yellow post it note, taped to an imaginary wall with a small piece of clear tape. The word: NOW! is written in shaded block letters across the note in red ink.
Image by S K from Pixabay.

NOW I am anxious.

NOW I am in pain.

NOW I need my doctor, and he’s out of town for the week.

NOW I need to talk to someone on the phone, and my only option is to leave a message.

NOW I don’t have any insurance.

NOW I don’t…

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White male sitting at desk with pencil in right hand, held up to his head, staring down at the table. He is looking at a financial ledger and there are coins scattered out on the table. There is also a small piggy bank, a lamp, files, and what might be a stack of bills on the table.
Photo by Dziana Hasanbekava.

Where does our money go?

House payment?
Utilities?
Clothes?
Food?

Where does our money go?

Job enslavement?
Side hustles?
Savings?
Borrowing?

Where does our money go?

Shock?
Denial?
Anger?
Bargaining?

Where does our money go?

Debt consolidation?
Better job?
Yard sale?
Cut spending?

Where does our money go?

Thrift store?
Generic groceries?
Staying home?
Saying “No.”

Where does our money go?

No idea.

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