Category Archives: Savings

August Debt Update

I spoke too soon.  Nearly as quick as I hit ‘publish’ on my previous post, our internet went down again.  Fingers crossed it’s up for good now.  You never realize how reliant you are on the internet until you can’t … Continue reading

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July Debt Update

Summer flew by and school starting in July threw me off track.  I just realized we’re over a week into August and I haven’t updated the numbers.   Quick rundown: Our combined May/June updated debt and savings amounts: Starting Debt: … Continue reading

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May & June Debt Update

This update is overdue.  I’m just throwing together the months to make it easier for myself.  As I expected, very little progress.  The damage to the rental house drained us quite a bit.  I’m currently appealing my homeowner’s insurance company … Continue reading

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Thursday. Ipads!

Today is the only day this week I do not have any appointments.  By default, it’s a good day for that reason alone.  I’m cooling down after a particular irritating appointment yesterday.  Once I collect my thoughts, and calm down, … Continue reading

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Expensive Furniture? Nah!

I love my dining room set. Absolutely love it. It’s a mid century, 1960’s Lane dining room table, chairs, and hutch. It’s beautiful.  I scored it off of Craigslist for $200 total about 10 years ago.  It desperately needs to … Continue reading

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Buying in Bulk – School Snack Savings

I’m not a fan of buying allthethings in bulk, but I do have a few items I buy monthly/bi-monthly at the local warehouse club.  I’m talking about places like Sam’s, BJ’s, Costco, etc.  When my father passed away a couple … Continue reading

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April Debt Update

April was a bit of a blur.  I admit we didn’t do much for extra income or debt payments this month.  A summary of this month would be credit cards, car repairs, planning a road trip, and job hunting.  I … Continue reading

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