Oops! I realized I made a small mistake yesterday when listing my financial goals for the remainder of 2011. It's actually good news because I realized I don't need as much as I originally thought. I have about $3,500 in savings set aside and $3,200 of that is for the gutters. Yesterday I counted the both the gutters and achieving a $3,500 emergency fund. But I essentially already have one of those two already in place. So here are the updated goals:
Balance of the second mortgage: $1,400
New gutters: $3,200
IRA Contributions: $4,200
Total needed: $11,800
So it turns out, if we don't get any surprises, I should be able to achieve all these goals by the end of the year!