Articles on Budgeting

Try to live on one income, or 50% of your income

Vague advice like ‘living within your means‘ is a nice but it makes you think: Yes, that makes sense.. but what does that really mean? […]

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Curbing my temptation to shop: How I’m dampening my enthusiasm

Trying to cut back on shopping is hard. The key for me is to not be tempted.

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Saving is never going to be as sexy as shopping

We (and by “we” I mean “I”), spend hours researching what to buy, where, when, and why, and spend a heck of a lot less time on money and investing. Granted, I have my own investing strategy down pat and easily managed with a few hours a week, but still!

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Success Story: Nailing a new 6-figure job & leaving a toxic work environment

Reader Success Story #3: Where finally left a 10 year toxic environment for a $25K raise.

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