October 2011

Starting a Family on a Budget

Personal Finance
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This is a guest post by Holly Miller, who writes for Coupon Croc. If you do not keep tabs on your spending habits, they can easily get out of control. When starting a family on a limited income, budgeting is especially important. Families with limited resources face additional pressure when it comes to keeping spending […]

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Tax Return Errors, Take Two.

Personal Finance

If you follow me on twitter you might’ve noticed my tweet on the 19th of October about the mistakes I made on my tax return and the current status of said tax return. Just in case you didn’t catch the tweet, here’s a screenshot of the tweet: I thought I’d expound just a little bit more […]

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Don’t Be Too Frugal. You Only Live Once.

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Sometimes we get so wrapped up in frugality or saving money (or even earning more money) that we forget to live. I was reminded of this recently.

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Cut Down On Your Food Expenses By Gardening

Frugality
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I’ve grown rather fond of gardening over the past year. I love spending time outside with the fresh air, the dirt, the bugs and the plants. I love to watch a seed (or a tiny plant) turn into a large fruit-bearing plant. I also love the fact that I can actually reduce my food expenses […]

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Debit versus Credit (card)

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As many of you may recall I recently attended the first ever financial blogger conference where I met more than a hundred other finance bloggers. While introducing myself and this blog they’d often ask if I primarily blog about credit and debit cards. I was asked many times if I blog about the difference between the two […]

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My Personal Finance Journey part 3

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My personal finance journey will never end (actually I guess it will eventually). I’ve come a long way over the past 28 years (read here and here for more on where I’ve been). I’ve got a long way to go yet. Today I’ll talk about where I’ve been over the past couple of years and […]

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A tribute to Steve Jobs

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I’m a total business geek. I love to read and talk about business trends, marketing, finance and accounting. That might be somewhat obvious to you accountants out there due to the name of this blog (debit and credit being accounting terms). I’m also a total tech geek. Gadgets, technology and business — you combine these […]

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