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October Budget Review & November Budget Preview

October was a crazy month for me.  Not only was it a three pay cheque month for me, but I was pretty much away for work the entire month for work, so I worked a ton of overtime.   1,168 more words

Financial Goals

Where Did My Paycheck Go?

With graduate school behind me and student loans approaching, it’s about time I figure out how to make the most of each paycheck. My father always told me to save at least a quarter of what I make. 409 more words

Budget Tips

September Budget Review & October Budget Preview

I’ve been away for work for a while (still am actually) and haven’t really been too active on the blog… Have you missed me?  And now it’s already a few days in to October, so I better get this September spending review and October budget figured out… 1,110 more words

Financial Goals

Goblin Hoard Report - September 2015

Apples. In one word, that’s been September.

For the numbers I’m trying a different format, so keep reading after the graph.

  • House Bills ($1,553.94): Principal reduction of $191.80.
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Building Your Hoard

A Monthly Budget Gives You Freedom

One of the most tangible things I did to improve my personal financial state is to create and stick to a monthly budget. I get frustrated when I hear people talk about a regular budget as a punitive exercise because it actually becomes a very freeing experience once you get your shit together. 645 more words


Money Makeover -- When Tools Fail And Set-Aside Funds

So we were on track with updating Quicken, and my keeping closer tabs on the spending.  We were doing so well using the tools we have.  483 more words


A New Budget Needed

The internet is a great place to learn the how to’s of skills you didn’t learn when you were younger. Such as cooking, cleaning, laundry, and budgeting. 504 more words