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“The bottom line is this: “Normal” in North America is broke. “Normal” is using credit cards, taking on a lifetime of car payments, and spending more than you make.
Dimes to Dough
So, about the time I started Dimes to Dough, I had just signed up for a new credit card, my second credit card ever, an AMEX card. 601 more words
1 week, 4 days
Yes the hubby and I went food shopping today. We had a short list of food items and long list of paper goods (paper plates, straws, plastic spoons/forks etc). 261 more words
Yowza! How did that happen? Going from $2700.00-$6000 in a month means one thing: we received our tax refund. We didn’t spend much of it. My husband did splurge on some cigars. 215 more words
2 weeks, 1 day
For the past few months, I am seeing some excesses in the market that has brought back memories of past boom+bust cycles. For example,
2 weeks, 2 days
Today is payday and the feeling of being whole only lasted a few moments. Once I knew the funds were available I immediately went to work paying bills and tacking on extra loan payments. 1,118 more words
Welcome to a blog with a goal that is actually achievable. More on that in a minute, first the set up.
I am a little over a year into paying off my student debt and I feel as though I haven’t even put a dent in the number. 978 more words
2 weeks, 5 days