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How to Make the Envelope System Work for Online Shopping

I’ve tried the envelope system a few times and failed every single time because online shopping just wouldn’t fit in.

I’d tried not online shopping at all but I live in a rural town and the shops are charming┬ábut limited. 488 more words

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Financial Peace University

One of the best decisions my wife and I have made this year was to attend Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. My wife and I consider it our date night seeing how we don’t have much in our budget right now to have an actual date night. 540 more words

Deep Debt

Staying Motivated!

Working on getting out of debt like us? I’ll go over a few things we have done and will continue to do to help keep us motivated to keep going! 415 more words

Deep Debt

March Food Budget and Plan

I am going to do something a bit different for March. I posted our budget as usual. I am going to focus exclusively on our food budget for the month. 593 more words

Living & Learning

First (Partial) Month Update!

We started Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University(FPU) on the 3rd of February. Around the middle of the month we started doing some of the budget forms and things started coming together. 510 more words

Deep Debt

Why to Use Cash

To coincide with the envelope system this entry will be why you should start using cash for things.

Personal finance is 80% behavior and 20% head knowledge. 470 more words

Deep Debt

How The Envelope System Helped Us Pay Off 60k in Debt


Although we are tackling the hefty goal of paying off our 140k mortgage debt now, we first had to remove all other debt. That included 60k in mostly student loan debts. 426 more words