I’ve been trying to decide what my dumbest purchase was. The reason I was having a hard time coming up with one, is (1) I’ve made more than one really dumb purchase, and (2) a lot […]
I’ve never tracked my net worth before. And since my mom just sent out a Christmas letter telling all of our relatives about this blog, you won’t be seeing any specific numbers here today. :) What […]
Do you ever look back and wonder, “What if I had known this when I was 18?” I know I do. It’s not that I live in the past and berate myself for mistakes that I’ve […]
I know you’ve all been waiting to read this. It’s time for me to reveal my best and worst financial decisions. When I began thinking about this topic, it didn’t take me long to figure out […]
My story isn’t unique. I grew up in a lower-middle class family….sometimes lower class, depending on the year. I graduated from high school with the high hopes of doing better for myself. I went away to […]
Once upon a time, 9 years or so ago, my husband and I lived a very frugal life. We had just had our first child, and I was a new stay at home mom. My husband […]
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