Friday Finances: December Week 1,2012
Dec07

Friday Finances: December Week 1,2012

It is time again to check up on my finances and see how well I am sticking to my monthly budget. This week I spent $21.97 on food and used a $3 coupon. I miss getting all the coupons that I used to get in the Sunday paper because I moved to a town where people don’t seem to use coupons…so there is only one packet in the paper instead of the two or three from my old town. I have not found enough coupons in the single packet...

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2013 Resolutions: Balanced Budget In Total AND In Each Category
Nov28

2013 Resolutions: Balanced Budget In Total AND In Each Category

Well the new year is right around the corner and it will soon be time to make resolutions once again. I have a few big resolutions that I would like to make but I want to break them down into smaller and more manageable chunks so that they will be easier to handle. One of my resolutions for 2013 is to have a balanced budget. Usually I just want to stay under my total budget and I have been doing a good job of that every month. This...

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Friday Finances: November Week 1, 2012
Nov02

Friday Finances: November Week 1, 2012

It is time again to check up on my finances and see how well I am sticking to my monthly budget. This is the beginning of a new month so I will be reporting on the week to date as it applies to the month of November. My budget categories have rolled over and reset and I am basically beginning November on a fresh note. I had originally tried to roll each category over from the previous months but I have decided to postpone that and...

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Friday Finances: October Week 4, 2012
Oct26

Friday Finances: October Week 4, 2012

It is time again to check up on my finances and see how well I am sticking to my monthly budget. I spent $5.73 on food for the day because I forgot my lunch on the kitchen counter…AGAIN!!! I spent $25.87 on a gift for an event that I have to attend next month and I also transferred $50 to my education fund. I know this is a very small amount but it is really all I can afford at this point in time to put towards my education...

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Financial Mini Check Up Before The New Year
Oct22

Financial Mini Check Up Before The New Year

The new year is still a couple of months away but I think it is time we all do a mini financial check up. The reason is that many of us choose to make resolutions in December and our financial health needs to be a  part of those decisions. In order to make the best financial decisions for 2013 I think we should all take a minute to do a mini financial check up. Take the time to look at a few of the following items: -savings goals...

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