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Organize Your Finances

4 Steps to Organize Your Finances Like a Responsible Adult

May 11, 2015

Let’s face it: No one likes to deal with paperwork and clutter, especially the finance-related stuff. When you spend hours combing through sheets of easily torn, ink-smelling material, it can be mind-numbing. For the sake of being a responsible, tax-paying citizen, though, you have to do it. Fortunately, you don’t have to do it the … Continued

April 2015 Results

May 5, 2015

I know I say this all the time, but dang time is flying! 2015 is almost half over and yet just last week I accidentally wrote “2014” on a document at work. Eek! :-S My budget and results have looked a little crazy the last couple of months due to my 2014 bonus and my … Continued

May 2015 Budget Plan

May 1, 2015

May’s here already and we’re nearly halfway through 2015! #craziness This means it’s time for my May 2015 budget plan!

It's Time to Be Financially Real!

April 27, 2015

One of my blogger friends, Shannon at The Heavy Purse, decided to host a Financial Literacy Carnival event today. I was super honored that she asked me to participate as there are some pretty big bloggers on the list. So thanks Shannon! 🙂 Anyhow, today I want to talk with you about how and why … Continued

Personality Type and Finances: Does it Matter?

April 24, 2015

The other day I was reading some back posts on one of my new favorite blogs to get some background information, Budget Bloggess. (Note: I almost always read my favorite blogs from beginning to current so I know the whole story. I guess I’m a nerd like that…) 🙂 Anyhow, I came across a post … Continued

Financially Savvy Saturdays Eighty Sixth Edition

April 18, 2015

Welcome to Financially Savvy Saturdays, the savviest personal finance blog hop on the planet, created specifically for personal finance writers! We welcome all things money here. Whether you’ve written anything from money savings DIYs to reviews of the best free colleges in America, you’re invited to link-up. If it ties into personal finance, we want … Continued

It's Tax Day!

April 15, 2015

April 15th is here already. Where has the first quarter of 2015 gone?! Today may not seem like a monumental day to you, but some are rejoicing or dreading today as it’s the day that income tax returns are due (unless you got an extension, but that’s another story!) I got my taxes done by … Continued

March 2015 Results

April 1, 2015

If you thought last month’s budget looked crazy, this one is going to be even worse. 🙁 It’s not that I did horrible with spending (ok, I did in some areas), but I had some carryover money from my 2014 year-end bonus, plus I ended up with some extra money from taxes too (more on … Continued

April 2015 Budget Plan

March 27, 2015

Sorry for the silence mid-week this week readers. It has been a heck of a week. Between a special event taking place at my full-time job, hustling on several extra freelance projects (beyond the norm), trying to get things finished up for month-end, and struggling with some horrible allergies, I just got a bit behind. … Continued

Debt is an Emergency

March 11, 2015

Do you remember just a few short weeks ago when I was stoked to announce that I’d paid off another credit card? Well, it’s happened again!! In February I told you all that my next debt focus was CC#8, which had about $1,350 to go. I decided that debt was my focus because I wanted … Continued

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