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Guest Post: The Savvy Traveler on a Budget

  I remember shortly after my boyfriend started dating, he said to me, “You know, you’re kind of a baller for being a teacher.”  While I appreciated the compliment (I expected to go my entire life without being called a “baller”), I wondered if he was insinuating that I maybe spend a little bit more…… Continue reading Guest Post: The Savvy Traveler on a Budget

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Impulse buying: The Downfall of Every Budget and Tips on How to Prevent It

I make good money, I just don’t know where it goes! I had to put it on my credit card because I ran out of money! I just had to buy that (insert any item) because it was (on sale, only one left)! I love a good sale! What is Impulse Buying? By definition, impulse…… Continue reading Impulse buying: The Downfall of Every Budget and Tips on How to Prevent It

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Credit score, I don’t need no stinking credit score!

Once upon on a time there was a girl who graduated college and was excited to begin her future.  With stars in her eyes and a wedding ring on her left hand, she landed her first teaching job and bought her first home with her new husband. The new husband was a design engineer and…… Continue reading Credit score, I don’t need no stinking credit score!

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Some frugal tips for your Monday

Soups and stews are a great way top use up leftovers, get your veggies, and stay within a budget.  We have been on a huge soup kick here at my house. Cheesy potato soup, chili, and tortilla soup have been in my crock pot lately.  I can make a 5 qt. crock pot of soup…… Continue reading Some frugal tips for your Monday