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No Money Today!

I am going to set myself a challenge – to see if I can break the habit of spending!  What?! Well, I don’t spend much money usually, but I am in the habit of spending some – most days!   290 more words

15 Budget-Friendly Date Ideas

Dating on a budget, whether you are married or not, can be tough. My husband and I got in the rut of believing that date = dinner at a nice restaurant or getting take-out. 716 more words

Personal Finance

Paying things off, someday

We should start getting the extra money in Hubby’s paycheck next week from cancelling his retirement savings for the year. I’m excited to get started paying off the credit card. 582 more words


Choosing a Vacation Destination Based on its Economy

by Honolulu Mother

Vox put together this Vacation Index showing which countries are the best – and worst – bargains for vacationers at the moment. According to the article, it’s not intended to compare bang for the buck in absolute terms, but rather to show which countries are cheaper or more expensive than they usually are. 59 more words

Financially Preparing for Grad School: Building My F@*! You Fund

I found the online world of personal finance shortly before beginning my first full-time job after graduating college, and I’m certainly better for it. Obsessing with… 1,034 more words

Grad School


After last Friday nights storm front we awoke and tentatively went to inspect the damage. Would we find our walls now aspiring to be pavers?, would the site rubbish be all over the street with an angry mob of neighbours vowing for our blood?.. 317 more words

Monday 23rd & Tuesday 24th May (week 4.1?)

So this is the part where I report the numbers for the awkward last two days of Month 1 that aren’t part of Week 4: 53 more words