Five hundred eighty-two dollars and seven cents.

What could you do with that money? You could buy a decent camera. Pay the tuition on a certificate program you’re going to start. Pay two extra payments on the car. Save up for an Ireland trip you’re taking next year.

or. OR.

You could buy a new set of tires.

Where do you think I just wrote a check for $582.07?

That’s right … Les Schwab Tires Center in Kent, Washington.

Thank God for an emergency fund, but man, it sucks being an adult sometimes.