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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...

Financially Responsible? 5 Great Reasons You Should Be

The following is a guest post from Money Sanity, who writes about making the best of opportunities, living frugally, prioritizing, planning and preparing for an uncertain future. The post is part of Yakezie Blog Swap #5, with the topic "What … Continue reading...

I Messed Up Today

I guess thinking about paying off my credit cards got me all hyped up.A few weeks ago, there was a fire at the tanning salon I go to. (I know, tanning is bad, skin cancer, etc. Not the point of this post.) There really aren't any other places in town … Continue reading...