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Q3 Spending Ban (& a recap on Q2)

July 7, 2017
AUTHOR: Emilie

Just over a year ago, I moved for the third time since graduating college. (For the record, I’ve moved again since, but it’s not like I’m counting or anything.) It was in that move that I realized how many book I had accumulated over college. I say “accumulated” because I hadn’t read them; I just…

2017 Quarter 1 Spending Ban: Cosmetics, Books, and Clothes

January 17, 2017
AUTHOR: Emilie

In the middle of last year, I issued my own categorical spending ban. For quarter three- July, August, and September- I told myself I was not going to spend any money on books or cosmetics. I was successful and did not violate my ban once! Going into quarter four- October, November, and December- I reflected…

Quarter 4 Spending Ban (and an update on Q3!) 2016

October 15, 2016
AUTHOR: Emilie

Last quarter, I announced that I was going to be doing a categorical spending ban. I would not be spending any money on books or makeup throughout the entire quarter. I knew that it would be touch, particularly on the books front, but it could really help me stick to my budget. You see, books…

Quarter 3 2016 Spending Bans

June 27, 2016
AUTHOR: Emilie

Today starts Week 27! This officially means we’re in the second half of the year (even though it’s not quite July 1 yet). This week we start Quarter 3 of year! This is a great chance to reevaluate your goals for the year. I’m going to be working on my Powersheets to help get me to…