How Bad Of An Idea Do You Think This Is?

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For the past four months, I've basically been treading water financially.  Image credit: http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/ To be fair, my extra income opportunities have dried up and I've had a number of large expenses to pay for (a trip, car repairs, etc.). But my motivation ... Read more...

Goal = Met

So, I'm still on my little blogging vacation until Monday, but I just wanted to pop in very briefly to announce that I met a major financial goal today: as of this morning, I officially have three months of living expenses in the bank.  Sure, they would be a very meager three ... Read more...

I Want to Want Things

A big part of being a personal finance blogger is analyzing wants. We learn to distinguish between wants and needs. We weigh certain wants against others (a new nail polish or a latte?) and choose which one is more important in an effort to keep within our budgets. And often, we ... Read more...

My Personal Finance Non-Negotiables

In every aspect of our lives, we have certain non-negotiables. Deal breakers. Lines that cannot, under any circumstances, be crossed. We draw these firm boundaries for ourselves, but, like everything else, one person's line in the sand can be another person's "well, what happened ... Read more...

I’m Taking M.P. Dunleavey’s Advice

According to this article, one of the best ways we ladies can show ourselves some love this Valentine's Day is by creating a solid financial future for ourselves, whether that's by opening a retirement account, starting a savings plan, or just creating a solid budget. This was an ... Read more...