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We’ve Moved!

As of right now, SOD has a new home - http://www.sooverthis.com - though the old URL will still direct you.I'm a little stressed out about it. My Alexa ranking has dropped to zero, which affects my progress in the Yakezie Challenge. Google doesn't … Continue reading...

The Two Ways to Get Out of Debt

At the height of my spending frenzy, my dad said something that made a lot of sense. Actually, he says many things that make sense, especially regarding finances. He should be the one with the blog! Anyway, this particular comment is one that I have … Continue reading...

I’m Over Being Afraid of Goals

I'm usually nervous about setting SMART goals (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, time-oriented) in my financial life. I do have some goals, like getting to my next e-fund goal of $5000, putting at least $2000 in my Roth IRA this year (I'm … Continue reading...

The Stages of Overspending

When I think about my financial weaknesses, there are plenty of them to talk about. Until recently, I didn't save money. I didn't have a retirement account. I paid overdraft fees constantly. Probably my biggest weakness, though, is my predisposition … Continue reading...

When the Right Choice Isn’t Easy

This is a little more personal than financial, but I really felt the need to post this today. Few people know that my ex-husband and I tried to date each other after we were divorced. I think a lot of divorced/separated people go through that … Continue reading...