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Made an Oops – Need Your Advice!

Okay, I'm freaking out a little here.I pulled my free Experian credit report this morning. Everything was pretty much normal - my bankruptcy in 2006, all the credit cards and loans from the bankruptcy that will come off in a few more years.... I'm … Continue reading...

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(not my actual hand) There's no other way to say it - this week has just sucked. Work was terrible, life was horrible, it's way too hot outside (97° today), and one of my dogs keeps peeing in my bedroom floor because he's too lazy to go out … Continue reading...

Spending Roundup for May

Here's the breakdown of where my money went in May:Fixed ExpensesThese are the easy ones. My car payment, car insurance, AT&T bill, cable/internet, and CC payments fall into this category. I budgeted $750 and spent $750. … Continue reading...

Money Doesn’t Make You Smarter

It doesn't matter how much money you have, it's what you do with it! This is a crazy story of someone completely blowing a huge windfall of cash. It seems like more money is the answer to budget problems, but it won't help if you don't think about money very well.

When I was broke, I used to wish fervently for a windfall of cash. I mean, I think we all do that, but I took it to a disturbing level. If only some wealthy, unknown relative would leave me a fortune in his/her will. If only my limited edition Harry … Continue reading...

Random Thoughts for Memorial Day Weekend

It's Saturday and I'm sitting on the back porch with my new BFF the iPad. The heat isn't blistering yet - it's only about 88 degrees - and I'm full from a family reunion earlier today. Life is good at this moment!My random thoughts:First, I want to … Continue reading...