Life Cards

You finally take your dream vacation to Bora Bora. Sadly, all of your
luggage is lost en route. You pay $458 to replace just the necessities
so you can enjoy your vacation.

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Even though you told your son many times not to
practice baseball in the backyard, he didn�t listen and he smashes the
neighbor�s window with a baseball. Replacement window costs you $753.

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You are stopped at a stoplight when suddenly your car is hit from
behind by a driver who was texting while driving! Unfortunately, she
doesn�t have car insurance and your car is badly damaged. Your
insurance will cover it, but you must pay the deductible amount of $500.

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You didn�t notice the new school speed limit sign that was installed
last week. A photo radar van got your picture as you were driving 35
mph in a 20 mph speed zone. The photo radar ticket was mailed to you
and you must pay $75 by the end of the month.

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Time for back-to-school! Back to school supplies cost you $92.43 plus
school registration fees of $50 per child. Also, your
daughter just has to have those super cute new boots that cost $62.29
with tax. Your back to school costs total

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Your teenage son accidentally knocks one of the school laptops onto
the floor while running in the classroom. The school charges you $200
for repairs.

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Your dog ate some chocolate and gets violently ill. You rush her to
the vet and save her life for the bargain price of only $1,200. Don�t
worry, the vet will set you up for monthly payments of $100/month.

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While getting into your car, you don�t notice that your cell phone
has fallen on the ground and you accidentally run over it with your
car�a total loss. Sadly, you did not buy the phone insurance. Your new
phone costs you $750.

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Your 2nd grader has not been keeping track of her library books! You
get a notice that she owes $120 to the Denver Public Library! These
fines NEVER go away!!

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Your teenage daughter has quite the social life. She only exceeded
her texting limits by $660 before you noticed! You may want to suspend
her phone privileges until she gets a job!!

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Your child begs you for an iPad app that allows them to take care of
cyber pets by giving them cyber food. The problem is that neither of
you realize the cyber food costs real money�automatically charged to
your iTunes account�until your bill arrives. Those fake pets just cost
you a real $800!!!

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You come home from a long day of work to find a small flood in your
basement! Apparently, SOMEONE forgot to disconnect the garden hose and
it froze when the temperatures dropped. Costs to repair the damage
($100 carpet cleaning, $50 replace broken water shut off, $50 drywall
repair= $200 total

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On a dark, gloomy night, you accidentally take a wrong turn and end
up on a remote road littered with broken glass. All of your tires get
punctured and you are left stranded. Luckily, you have AAA emergency
road service to cover the towing, but the cost to replace all your
tires is $500.

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You receive a bouquet of lilies from a secret admirer. Your cat
decides to chew on one and almost dies from kidney failure. (Who knew
lilies are toxic to cats??). Vet hospital charges total $1,500. Don�t
worry, the vet will set you up for monthly payments of $125/month.

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You don�t notice the �No Parking� sign when you are parking to go to
dinner. You come out and your car is gone. Cab to the towing company
lot: $25 plus $150 to get your car out of impound = $175�an expensive
night out!!

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You are injured while playing tag football at a family reunion in
Ohio. You need to go to an out-of-network Urgent Care facility. After
hours charges with X-rays are $900 (not covered by insurance).

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You wake up one morning to find your toilet is plugged and no amount
of plunging will unplug it�yuck! Emergency plumber is only $200 for
the house call, but parts and additional labor costs added another $85
to the bill for a total expense of $285.

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You are out Christmas shopping and accidentally drop your wallet that
had $395 in cash. Your wallet is returned but not the money.

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You are rummaging through the pile of laundry in the bottom of your
closet and $50 in cash falls out of your jeans pocket!

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You inherit your great aunt Sally�s prized china set and sell it on
Ebay for $350, minus $175 for shipping costs.

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You buy a lottery ticket on a whim at the gas station and win $25.

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You find someone�s lost iPhone (latest version!) while walking your
dog. You call the owner who is extremely grateful that his phone has
been returned to him. He rewards you with $30 and a stick of gum.

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A friend you loaned money to 2 years ago comes back to town and
unexpectedly repays your loan for a total of $150. No interest, but at
least you got your money back!

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You wake up one morning to find your toilet is plugged and no amount
of plunging will unplug it�yuck! Emergency plumber is only $20 for the
house call, but parts and additional labor costs added another $185 to
the bill.

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Your neighbor�s child decides to pull up all your tulips for Mother�s
Day. Replace the bulbs for $118.

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You supported your son�s tattoo��I Love Mom� on his upper arm.
Unfortunately, the tattoo artist used temporary ink. Pay $250 to have
it redone.

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The bank makes a rare mistake. Add $13 to your account!

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Your number came up on Wheel of Fortune. You called just in time to
win $100.

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Your dog dug up a bone in the yard. It was a dinosaur fossil. The
museum was happy to pay you $75 for that rare find.

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That plant you got from your mother is actually a rare blooming
African treasure. When it blooms, the local newspaper comes to take a
picture and pays you $100 for the story.

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Good job getting in shape. You win the 10K weekend race with a grand
prize of $50.

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