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A simple, envelope system works best.

Today was pay day (sound the trumpets!). The first pay day since my declaration of war against the intimidating 20% home loan deposit. I’m determined to shoot down my bills one by one and inch closer to my home loan target. 219 more words

Home Loan

Budget & Money Tips From a Middle Income Duo

My Mother taught me a lot growing up: how to plant tomatoes, how to pluck my eyebrows (bless her), how to write a proper thank you… 2,518 more words

8 Tips to Paying Off Debt

You know how people say, “I love being in debt, it’s so peaceful and fulfilling”…yeah, said no one ever!  Being in debt is dreadful and stressful. 918 more words

This Is Our Budget. There Are Many Like It, But This One Is Ours.

Now that we’re a few days in to 2017, you’ve had some time to go join a gym you’ll quit in February and write up a grocery list full of veggies and soy milk that’ll have “hamburger” scribbled in before you get to the parking lot.   1,262 more words

General Posts

Our Debt Free Journey and How it Started

In  January 2014, I was looking through our online bank statements to see what we were spending money on. The bank I used at the time, had an online money map that showed all the categories of how … 9 more words

Our Debt Free Journey and How it Started

In  January 2014, I was looking through our online bank statements to see what we were spending money on. The bank I used at the time, had an online money map that showed all the categories of how the money was spent. 910 more words

The envelope system

There are so many approaches to budgeting, sometimes it is like checking out various diets. The one that will work is the one you can comfortably understand and stick with. 25 more words

Budget