Tracking My Finances In June: Day 6

Welcome to How I Save Money and tracking of income and expenses for the month. Income for the month to date: $27.68 Expenses for the month to date: $881.82 Net effect: -$854.14 (happy now Mark? 🙂 ) When I posted Tracking My Finances In June: Day 4 I got a comment from a reader who was wondering why my negative information was so low. Wow, I guess everyone is so used to seeing me with a huge negative cash flow at the beginning of the...

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Tracking My Finances In May: Day 29

Welcome to How I Save Money and tracking of income and expenses for the month. Income for the month to date: $907.67 Expenses for the month to date: $2703.78 Net effect: -$1796.11 I received $101.47 income from the ads that run on this blog so that money has really helped me. I realize that it is not in the league of ProBlogger or John Chow but to me it is still great. I would like to get more so I just need to keep working on this...

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How I Save Money Roundup: May 16
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How I Save Money Roundup: May 16

Welcome to How I Save Money. This is a roundup of my favorite posts from the Wealth, Money and Life Network members. Her Every Cent Counts is doing well with her Prosper loans and gives us an update. I have two loans at Prosper and they are both on time so I am happy to see a fellow blogger is also doing well. Dollar Frugal asks What Have You Used Your Emergency Fund For ? Well I once used my EF to pay off a debt. Now while Shawn...

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Why I Save Money In An Emergency Fund

One of the most important things about having your emergency fund is to decide why you need one. Everyone needs to have some sort of cushion to fall back on when times get rough but you still personalize it even more. I decided to get my emergency fund after watching an episode of Girlfriends. In this episode,, Joan had lost her job and was talking to Toni about needing money. Toni revealed that she had half a million dollars (or was...

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Save Money In An Emergency Fund
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Save Money In An Emergency Fund

I am always talking about how to save money so I thought I would talk about my Emergency Fund here for a little bit. You hear personal finance bloggers talking about the Emergency Fund all the time and in some cases it sounds very complicated. In reality it is really easy to set up and maintain an Emergency Fund and once you get it started it requires very little effort on your part. How Much Money to Save The first thing you need to...

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