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How To Prevent Car Repossession

Cars. They are such a beloved possession to so many. A status symbol. A public statement to the world; cars have the ability to define you by the color, make, and model. 1,086 more words


New Year No Spend: How Did It Go?

January is over, which in itself is always something to celebrate. But this year, the beginning of February brought an end to our New Year No Spend month. 567 more words

The Mom-velope

We live 5 miles away from my mom. We’re there at least once a week for dinner and often drop by just to say hello. We pass four of my mom’s most frequented stores along the way. 331 more words

Frugal Living

26 Practical Steps to a Healthier You: Use a Budget {Week 8}

For the next 26 weeks I will be sharing a different way you can become healthier in your daily life. Some of these suggestions have to do with food or exercise, others have to do with lifestyle changes, but all of them are practical and relatively easy to execute.

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Wellness Wednesday

No-Spend Month:  Day 29

We are starting Dave Ramsey’s envelope system on Sunday to help us keep our spending in check after our no-spend month. We will decide together how much we will spend out of each paycheck on groceries, eating out, clothing, etc. 263 more words


Why this green plastic thing saved my budget

Starring at $184,400 in debt only three years ago was depressing.

No way around it.  Every time I input the amount of money we could pay a month into the amortization calculator it was YEARS before we would see traction in our debt payoff. 

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Focused Finances


Okay guys,

We are on the 4th day of October and the budget is well and truly working. I feel like I have much more money even though the amount is the same. 31 more words