Category Archives: Money

The Craziness of Life

One week from today is Christmas. I am not done with my shopping. I have a good percentage done but really it’s the odds and ends and little stuff that seems to tie me up every year. Two weeks from … Continue reading

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More or Less

I am a creature of habit. If I ever go missing, it won’t be too hard for my friends and family to track me down. My kids tell me all the time that it’s a good thing I don’t have … Continue reading

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Living a Rich Life

I love reading. My reading is not limited to just fiction though, throw a good motivational book at me and I devour those just like I do my Danielle Steel and Kristin Hannah books. Give me a motivational book that … Continue reading

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Cruising Along

One thing I wanted to prioritize in this second chapter of my life was to travel more. Cruise number 2 is officially on the books for the end of January 2024. It’s an early 50th birthday trip for myself. This … Continue reading

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Budget Lockdown

  You ever feel like as soon as you make a great plan that the Universe laughs at you and says, Oh no you don’t… Three months ago I had to buy a new car.  Three weeks ago I paid … Continue reading

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Financial Awareness

Question for you. How aware are you when it comes to your finances? I would consider myself hyper-aware. That’s just my personality in general I think. As a single parent though, I had to be super diligent as well. I … Continue reading

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Fix or Replace-My Car Woes

Cars are the bane of my existence. First disclaimer is that I am admittedly mechanically challenged. Also, I was totally spoiled for a good portion of my life because my husband was a fabulous mechanic and car enthusiast and later … Continue reading

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Sinking Funds vs Emergency Fund

This used to be my favorite time of year because I was preparing to get a large tax refund. Now that my kids are grown, it’s not so fun because those big refunds are gone. This year I there’s a … Continue reading

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Vacation’s Over

Cruising Fun Back to reality. 6 days of fun in the sun and woke up the morning after vacation to snow on my car. It’s warming up a bit again now though so I’m not going to spend any more … Continue reading

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