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Joining the Yakezie Challenge

  It feels silly since I’ve only been blogging for a minute, but I decided to enter So Over Debt in the Yakezie Challenge. Yakezie is an awesome network of personal finance sites/blogs. In order to join, I am committing myself to a 6-month challenge in which I’ll work to improve my blog, both in […]

Send Your Finances to Therapy

Thinking about money can be confusing and overwhelming, especially when your money situation is as out of control as mine used to be. No matter what state our finances are in, we tend to think about money in terms of something else we understand. This week, as I’ve worked on plans to return to providing […]

Weekend Thrift Fail

I usually spend my weekends close to home. I’ve become really good at finding fun stuff to do without spending a ton of money, like hardcore Apples to Apples tournaments with some of my best friends (if you’ve never played, you’re missing out!) or watching movies on Netflix. This weekend? Total failure. My 21 year-old […]

Extra Income? Yes, Please!

For several months now, I’ve wanted to find a way to earn extra money. I’m paying my bills, paying down debt, and saving, but my goals seem really far away sometimes. I used to complain about needing more income when I was spending like crazy, but it’s even worse now that I’m serious about gaining […]

What was your lightbulb moment?

You know what I mean. The moment when you realized, Holy crap! I need to do something about my money situation! Not just thinking about doing something, but actually deciding to do it. For me, it’s kind of hard to pinpoint. I already told you about my┬ápassionate love affair with PNC Virtual Wallet. I opened […]