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Christmas Shopping in Review: How much did I actually spend this season

It’s been a month since Christmas. Honestly, I expected this post to have been completed much earlier, but somehow the new year just got out from under me. I started the holiday season off well-prepared and armed with a financial plan. It started off great but eventually spiraled out of control… it’s always the last-minute…… Continue reading Christmas Shopping in Review: How much did I actually spend this season

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Living on less: You don’t need as much as you think

Earlier today, I was reading this fascinating thread on Reddit about living in NYC on 35K (or less) a year. Some Redditors explained how they could live on this amount and still save a significant amount of money. While I do have the luxury of a job that pays me much more than that, my aggressive…… Continue reading Living on less: You don’t need as much as you think