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How We Are Planning to Save MORE Money

How We Are Planning to Save MORE Money

Habits are hard to break. Yet, every once in a while you will find inspiration to take a second look at your budget with an open heart. That’s what’s has happened to me recently. I’m motivated to save more money so that I can direct my spending how I want to (instead of being a slave to my money). My wife and I just talked about ways we can save more money, and I am really excited to share them with you. But first, the motivation behind the change. Continue Reading

How to Get Raise

How to Get Raise

It’s no secret to many of you that I am loving my new job. I’ve written about it time after time in the past nine months. Those who know me well should know by now that while I can handle multiple things at once, I tend to focus my (extra) attention on one thing at a time. Three years ago, I got on a health kick and decided to run my first 5k ever. Eight weeks after starting training, I ran my first 5k at a pace of 8:30 min/mile. Not too shabby if I say so myself. Two years ago, I started this blog and would get up over an hour earlier than I was required to so that I could make this blog a success – and it worked. I’ve since turned back the dial of attention when it comes to this blog and focused on other things: right now, my job. Continue Reading

Ways to Make Extra Money

Ways to Make Extra Money

I hate to use the ‘Woe is Me’ expression when I talk about young adults, but this is often the reality for young adults, especially when it comes to personal finances. Young adults not only have lower salaries than other age groups, but they also are paying off student loans. Making extra money, for anyone regardless of age, can be extremely important because it provides you with the ability to do more. Given the challenges that young adults face, this can be even more important. Despite the recent downturn in the economy, I’ve found many ways to make a little extra money for our household. Continue Reading