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Financial Detox: August Wrap Up and Report

At the beginning of August I set out to go an entire month without any additional spending, hoping to reset my spending habits and kick start a financial detox. 1,084 more words


11 Questions To Ask Yourself Before A Large Purchase

Everyone has felt that dreadful feeling after you make a large purchase and realize that you have made a mistake. Perhaps you don’t realize for months or years later, but you eventually understand what a waste of money the item was. 1,273 more words


another budgeter

it’s been a while since I’ve been on here and life has been crazy!!

weve bought our own home, we’ve got our 3rd and final bundle of joy on the way, we’ve now got a preppie and we’ve been working on slowly doing up our own home… On a serious budget! 96 more words


The Jerky Boy in my life (and a Jerky Recipe)

Consumerism.  It’s brought us so many wonderful items.  But it’s also made us lazy.  Cars now tell us if someone is in our blind spot rather than the simple action of turning our heads.   482 more words

Get In My Belly

Taxation & Spending on Public Policy

There are many impacts that affect Public Policy.  Taxation and Spending seem to be two key areas that contribute the biggest impacts.  Cordes, Nicholson, and Sammartino give a clearer perspective on how the specific areas of tobacco and alcohol affect public policies.  598 more words


How to Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half!

Wouldn’t it be nice if you felt in total control of the money you hand over at the grocery
store every week?

Or if you felt confident that you were stretching your grocery dollars… 212 more words


Fresher's Week: Dos and Don'ts

By Sarah O’Brien

With Fresher’s week just around the corner, you’re bound to be experiencing a heady rush of excitement and nerves…

For many orientation week marks the first time students will have lived away from home and with that comes a sense of new-found freedom. 828 more words