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August 2012

Baby Costs Update… (Hint: It Didn’t Go Down ;))

August 31, 2012

Looks like we’ve spent an additional $869.42 on el bebe since our last update a month and a half ago, jeez… And that doesn’t even count any of the hospital bills for when he was birthed! But I should have those numbers here shortly – still waiting for 1 or 2 more things to come in and I’ll add ‘em all up and see what […]

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Side Hustle Series: I’m a Running Coach

August 30, 2012
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(Guest Post by Kim, as part of our Side Hustle Series) After running professionally for a few years, I noticed that people started asking me for advice. So, I’d just hand it out for free. I was working full time and didn’t need the money. Plus, I liked helping others get fast. Then, in 2008 I was laid off from my full time job. Though […]

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Inside Look: Samantha’s Money (Is She Crazy?)

August 29, 2012
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Back by popular demand, I present to you another “Inside Look” at a reader’s finances!  Woohoo!  Ever since posting George’s budget up the other week, I’ve been getting handfuls of emails for us to review and I think it’s all just fabulous. Looking at others’ finances is what got me hooked on blogging in the first place! And the reason I keep blogging about my […]

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Help Vote The People’s Choice Award!

August 28, 2012

Hi my wonderful and ever caring readers :) How are you today? Anything I can do to make your life better? Can I get you anything at all? Some free eBeer, perhaps? Want to help me to win the People’s Choice Award of financial blogging? You do? Awwww you’re so sweet, thank you! :) Haha… seriously though, y’all are already awesome in my books.  I […]

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The $20,000 Answer

August 28, 2012
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So I started writing this post today to let you know I had made a final decision on that $20k profit from last month (Hint: it was gonna be #2 below), but mid-way through I changed my mind yet AGAIN ‘cuz I had totally forgot about one of my yearly – and most favorite – goals. Which unfort. doesn’t have anything to do with investment […]

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Health Insurance Can Be a Bitch.

August 27, 2012
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Every time I think I can forget about my health insurance, something comes up and reminds me all over again how much I despise it.  I know it’s important and there’s nothing you can really do to avoid it unless you were billionaire or something, but I’m still gonna bitch and moan about it anyways cuz this is my blog and I can cry if […]

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The $2.00 Bill Savings Trick

August 24, 2012
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I’ve been dipping my toes into a lot of interesting ideas these days, and one of my new favorites so far is my new $2 bill trick. In the past month since trying it I’ve already amassed over $110! And I haven’t really done that much different to get there, either… Are you ready to be wowed? Are you sure?  Here it is! Every time […]

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The True Costs of Going Greek

August 23, 2012
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(Article today by L Bee, who left her sorority with a lot more than fun times ;)) Social life at my small, private university revolved around the Greek system – which isn’t abnormal for a school of its size. Now that I am older, I see the Greek system was just a yard-stick of status we measured each other with, and we were all too […]

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