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Leave Your Card At Home and save $100

A few months back, I calculated the amount of money I spent on Fast Food, Vending Machine items, and gas station food and drinks for one week, and I was shocked to find I had spent almost a hundred dollars on just those things alone. 281 more words


New area of accountability

So another area I’ve been working on improving in my life are my finances.  I’ve read a number of books on the subject but the one that resonated the most with me was Cait Flanders “The Year of Less”.   768 more words

Why You Should Quit Your Job and Explore More

I recently quit my job.

My last day is in about 2 weeks. (I was incredibly generous and gave 90 days notice… so I guess I uh, quit my job a few months ago.) 869 more words


I begin to see why they say "Cash is King..."

Featured Image credit Roderick Eime (PS, I wish to travel as much as that piggy bank…)

“It’s not your salary that makes you rich, it’s how you spend it.” ~ Charles A. 281 more words


June Money Diaries #2

Another week, another set of days filled with unnecessary spending.

June 8: This morning started off like it was going to succeed, and ended with me scrambling to get out the door on time (most of my mornings are like this, FYI). 573 more words

The Up Side of Feeling Down

As my last couple of posts have reflected, I’ve been feeling down, bummed out, blue, whatever you want to call it.  My spirits are better.  I think I’m over the worst and am finally coming out the other side. 350 more words


Millennials and financial education - it’s not too late

As Young Money’s schools financial education week comes to an end, we look at what could be done to improve the low levels of financial education among millennials. 781 more words