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January 2017 Expense Review

For this year, I am going to write out my expense posts a little differently.  Rather than compare to previous years directly (which I did because of weather patterns and life happenings), I am going to compare to my goal … Continue reading

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Staying warm in the winter

There are plenty of people out there that are a whole lot more extreme that I am.  They don’t turn on their heat or the keep their heat lower than 55°F or who knows what else.  I’m realistic here: I … Continue reading

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2017: The Goal Edition

Are you ready for some goals!?  I love goals so much.  Let’s see what I’ve projected, estimated, and maybe just hoped! Spending Goal Stretch Goal Comments Electricity $550 $525 The goal should be a tiny push, but nothing crazy.  Now … Continue reading

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December: End of year savings!

It’s the end of the year!  Let’s check in and see how I did for December and the year end. December: Groceries: -$146.43 Eating out: -$35.45 Gas: -$18.00 Natural gas: $3.45 Electric:  $11.77 Remodel loan: $237.50 To recap the month … Continue reading

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Money & Marriage

One of the most important things about marriage is being on the same page financially.  You have to share the same financial goals or you will definitely have some major problems.  I am lucky in that my Old Man and … Continue reading

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How we Paid off $8,000+ in Medical Bills in 1 Year

Medical bills are a hot topic everywhere today.  One year ago, when I made my first appointment at the doctor for my lumpy neck and tea colored urine, I had little idea of what I was getting into.  It quickly … Continue reading

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Next Quarter Preview

It has been quite awhile since I’ve posted anything.  I had to take an unexpected hiatus due to summer classes, more work, and working on the continuation of my house remodel.  The last few months have been a blur. Oh, … Continue reading

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