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Create a Bill Paying System

If you are living paycheck to paycheck, then paying your bills can be a nightmare.  Likewise, if you have a really complicated bill paying system, or no system at all, paying your bills can turn into a huge ordeal. I am all about figuring out ways to make things easier and

The Secrets to Shopping at Goodwill

People are always surprised to learn when I am wearing something that came from Goodwill.  Many times I hear from people that they can’t find anything good when they shop at Goodwill.  I tell them, it’s because they are shopping there all wrong.  Don’t make their mistakes.  Let me fill

The Case for Having Just One Bank Account

This past year our family closed three of our bank accounts and we now have just one checking account that we run our entire monthly budget out of.  We also have a separate health savings account that is only used for qualified medical expenses.  At one point we were managing three savings

Do You Tend to Over-Buy or Under-Buy?

This post may contain affiliate links.  Please see the full disclosure for more information. Until I read Gretchen Rubin’s book Better than Before this past year, I never really thought about whether or not I was an over-buyer or an under-buyer.  I knew that when I went to the grocery store

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