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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...

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...