Posts Tagged ‘our personal finance story’

2009 Goals: Financial Freedom Update

Well, it’s June and I’m giving my first financial update! You can read our 2009 Financial Goals here . I’m sorry for the lack of updates but there hasn’t been as much to share. That is, until now. I am VERY PROUD of what we have accomplished in these short 6 months. While I didn’t…

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Personal Finance Story: Love and Marriage

Getting married at the young age of 19, straight out of the house doesn’t give you enough time to accumulate debt. But, it happens. I didn’t have the best fiscal responsibility in my upbringing. Mom and Dad were loving and spoiled me rotten, but when it came to finances, I pretty much got whatever I…

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Personal Finance Story: Transition and Loss

New job, new home, new people to live without… We closed on our home in early February, 2005. I couldn’t take time off at my new job (because of my high self responsibility, not because I wasn’t allowed to – huge difference). I decided to take the week of February 13 off to unpack, organize…

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Do You Ever Feel Overwhelmed?

I mean, I’m overwhelmed kinda on a daily basis. The kiddos went back to school on Wednesday (the boys with their cousin, Schyler). I’m finishing up a few projects, and anticipating starting a few more. I finally have time to focus on the nitty gritty with our finances.

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