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Spending Challenge: January Update 2016

February 2, 2016
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 2 minutes By the end of January, I felt weird calling what I was doing a No Spend Challenge. Despite the rules that I set for myself here, I started to cave at the end of the month. You win some, you lose some, amirite? Instead of it being a no-spend experience, it’s actually been a conscientious…

January 2016 Debt Repayment

January 29, 2016
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is the first of many of my financial check-in posts. Earlier this month, I shared how I was working on a No Spend January and about the state of my debt. December Loans ECSI (College Debt): 8686.00 Upstart (Starter-life Debt): 5860.96 Credit Cards Southwest (Chase): 4576.42 Amazon (Chase): 1340.34 Discover: 864.00 Gold Delta Skymiles…

Financial Check-in: My Debt 2015

January 19, 2016
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 3 minutes Two weeks ago, I got super honest about my financials when I shared my No-Spend January Challenge. Frankly, I got so much support from you all and I am immensely grateful for that support. I’m so excited to be joining in with my friend Stephanie from to cohost the Final Friday Finance Linkup. I cannot…

No Spend Challenge: January 2016

January 5, 2016
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’ve been using Learnvest (not a referral link) for four months now. I have to say I am exceptionally happy that I took the plunge. Lots of people- ahem, Laura- think that it’s not a worthwhile expense but for me is absolutely has been I don’t know that it can or will work for everyone, but boy…

Why I Gave Up My Weekends

October 16, 2015
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 2 minutes I work during the week. Actually, I work a lot. And I don’t just work. I also help write this blog, and I needlepoint, and I like to read. I’m in a relationship and that takes up time too (even when I haven’t “had” my boyfriend for 8 weeks #gettinggrumpy). I’ve got a lot going on for sure.…