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Budget Friendly Christmas Pt. 2

I saved just over $600 towards Christmas using various savings apps and rewards programs.  I’m stretching this to cover eight people – primarily my two kids.  These are some deals I found this season: Toys R Us Of course their … Continue reading

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Budget Friendly Christmas Pt. 1

I’ve always kept Christmas minimal with my kids.  Growing up we had huge Christmas gatherings and hundreds of gifts.  I watched my cousins become ungrateful brats, and it carried into adulthood.  I knew I wanted to avoid the attitude of … Continue reading

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A Few Good Deals

Black Friday, the weekend, and Cyber Monday were huge letdowns in the savings department.  None of the items we want to get the kids were on sale.  Toys R Us had a misleading email campaign of 15% site wide, yet … Continue reading

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Open Enrollment

The time has come: select your 2018 healthcare plan. I was hoping to post pictures from the brochure, but DH’s company decided to make the entire background of the chart a watermark with their name and logo. Here’s what we … Continue reading

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Thank You! And A Few Updates.

I just wanted to stop by real quick and thank every one for their wonderful comments on my last post!  (Expenses vs. Income)  I appreciate it!!  I think the consensus is that the rental property is, by far, the main … Continue reading

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