Income and Expense Report – August 2013

Welcome to August’s Income and Expense report. Income was up during August to over $9k – which is awesome. Unfortunately, expenses crept up as well, so our net income only increased marginally. The frugal living I talked about last month still isn’t happening in most areas. We’re trying, but as we’re still in “startup” mode […]

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY/ANNIVERSARY!!!   I can’t believe that it’s been an entire year since I wrote my first post on I began work on the site several months before, bought the domain about 5-6 weeks before it went live, but the first Tuesday of September last year, I officially flipped the switch and opened the […]

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Aspiring Blogger – Personal Finance Carnival #11 – July 26, 2013

Welcome to the 11th edition of the Aspiring Blogger – Personal Finance Carnival. I’m a little late in posting this edition due to some technical issues… meaning that I couldn’t find an email with most of this week’s carnival in it. Well, after lots of searching I found it… in my spam folder – whoops! […]

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Guilty Vacations

I read a CNN article a couple of days ago about people feeling guilty for taking time off. This article was specifically talking about taking unpaid time off as part of the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) and how many people either don’t know about this benefit or feel guilty when they have […]

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Update On My 2013 Goals!

On January 15th I outlined 7 goals for 2013. Since then I’ve updated you on a couple of the goals (mostly the ones that were going well), but I haven’t sat down to give you a comprehensive review of my 2013 goals – almost 5 months through the year. For each of my goals I’ll […]

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Net Worth Update – April 2013

April was definitely a transitional month in the Aspiring Blogger household. We got rid of the monkey on our back by paying our massive (to us) tax bill, went on vacation, and had some extra expenses related to our impending home purchase. While our net worth increase was down substantially compared to previous months, we […]

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