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The No Spend End is in Sight!

The end is in sight of our no spend month and this week went much better than last :-) Pablo did renew his passport yesterday which did cost us quite a bit of money, but that was a necessity and an expense we won’t have to worry about for another 6 years- yay! 465 more words

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7 Simple Changes That Save You Money

Money. What more is there ever to say? It’s hard to argue against the idea that it makes the world turn and pokes its nose into every corner of our lives, but I’m sure I’m not alone in a reluctance to admit just how strong its vice-like hold is. 1,666 more words


The Siren's Lure: Reward Points for Credit Cards

As of this week, American Express cardholders can now earn reward points towards McDonald’s menu items. One dollar in spending accumulates one point, which can then be spent at the golden arches. 586 more words


Failure: Our Half-way "No Spend Month" Update

This past week didn’t go so well for our no spend plan. It’s caused entirely different revelations from what I was expecting when we first started out with this idea. 984 more words

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Surviving a Walmart Interrogation and my new BFF Richard

By far my least favorite part of earning miles for our free trips is the amount of time I have to spend in Walmart to do it. 768 more words

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Little Ways We Save Money

My friend Amy recently shared ways her and her husband have found to save money while he is in seminary. Brad and I both have jobs now, but we essentially survived on only his salary while I was in school for the last two years. 641 more words


How to throw a super-fun film and food party on a budget

Now for something completely different…

Today we celebrated the birthday of a very special girlie girl. She chose a movie theme (I hand-on-heart promise I had NOTHING to do with that decision). 473 more words

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