August 2013

Labor Day Weekend Musings

This coming Monday, September 2nd, Americans will observe “Labor Day”. Many of us will have the day off from work and will spend it relaxing and hopefully enjoying some quiet time. But what is this “Labor Day” all about, and why is it a national holiday? Well, according to Wikipedia (my go-to source for most […]

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Non-Post and a Request

I had a post written for today, but I pulled it at the last minute when I realized it didn’t really fit the message and theme I’m trying to get out on the blog. It was a little negative / pessimistic. I figured it best to just not have anything instead of having something that […]

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Aspiring Blogger – Personal Finance Carnival #13 – August 23, 2013

Welcome to the 13th edition of the Aspiring Blogger – Personal Finance Carnival. Lucky number 13!! We have a LOT of submissions for this edition, so get ready for some good posts packed with awesome information! It seems that every carnival is bigger and better than the previous week – so I want to thank […]

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Income and Expense Report – July 2013

We officially survived our second month in our new house. Our spending did decrease a bit from last month’s craziness – but definitely not as much as I was hoping for! I am still confident that our spending will drop further as we finish out the house and the expenses that go with it and […]

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5 Useful Gifts for College Bound Freshmen

Note: This is a guest post, if you are interested on being featured on Aspiring Blogger, make sure you check out my guest posting page for details. Kyle has been joining us regularly to help us with staying frugal and all the fun it entails. Oh, and bringing us some sweet coupons at the same […]

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Net Worth Update – July 2013

I am pretty much in shock right now – but I’m here to tell you that this is the 100th post at! It’s been almost a year since I started this site, and I’m overwhelmed by all the support and encouragement I’ve found out here in the last 99 posts. Thank you all – […]

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