Rent's Due Tomorrow

Well, we're at the end of September and my roommate is MIA.  I haven't seen her much at all the last couple of weeks.  She did say when she moved in that school keeps her very, very busy - but still.  Very strange.  In case she is 'late' with rent again, I have already transferred her damage deposit from my ING account over to my chequing account.  That way I'm protected if she's late again.  If she shows up today/tomorrow, I'll just transfer it back.  If I don't see her, i'll be asking for at least 6 month's worth of post-dated cheques.

I love ING's no fee's and my unlimited chequing (and therefor transferring) account.

6 comments:

  1. I remember the iffyness of having a roomate. While it didn't cause friendship problems in my realm, I saw a lot of relationships disintegrate over this. Smart of you to transfer that $ to keep your account safe.

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  2. Weird, I hope she pays her share of the rent. I had many roomate issues over the years but they did always pay their rent on time. Stealing all my stuff was another story.

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  3. Ugh. I hope she doesn't pull anything on you this month!! But, way to be prepared! Isn't it nice being on top of the game!?

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  4. Good call on the post-dated cheques. You give them to your landlord, so getting them from her is just an extension of that. also, it is more "convenient" for her.

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  5. That is annoying. You deserve brownie points for being on top of the game!

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  6. Jessie,

    that works great right now. but what if your roommate continue to be MIA, what is your game plan? Do you have a way of covering the rent while still putting food on the table?

    Regards,

    Jason

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