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Food on Friday ~ Memorial Day Weekend

Happy Friday, let the long weekend begin.

This Monday is Memorial Day in the USA, and late Spring Bank Holiday in the UK, which means we all get a long weekend.  302 more words

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How We Budgeted For a Year of World Travel

A recent Fed survey highlighted that 40 percent of Americans can’t cover an unexpected $400 emergency.

At my previous school, I co-taught a course on financial literacy and found that it’s usually bad financial habits that keep people destitute. 811 more words


Impulse Buying

I started getting into the debt-free community a couple months ago. I knew absolutely nothing and like most others I had the mentality that debt is just going to be a part of my life. 405 more words


10 Date Night Ideas for When Money is Tight

Being an adult can be hard and strenuous work sometimes. Getting out of bed, going to work, maintaining a healthy and active social life, taking care of yourself physically, emotionally, spiritually, etc. 1,021 more words

Step #3 - Calculate food and personal expenses.

After you’ve made a plan and faced your debts, you need to start calculating your expenses. Start with your fixed expenses. Print out a bank statement and credit card statement for the last month. 419 more words


So how much can you save? A year of buying food and drink from the reduced aisle.

I was browsing the news one evening and this article piqued my interest. A gent spent 2016 only buying food from the reduced aisle, and saved over £3400 on his food bill for that year. 244 more words


How much should my savings rate be? Tips for a personal savings rate.

Personal savings rate size

Individuals interested in improving their financial state, often come to the question of how large their savings rate should  be. The personal savings rate is composed of closely interconnected relationships of size, influences, and assets. 1,713 more words