The Dog Ate My Wallet

The Dog Ate My Wallet

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What I’m Reading: Back in the Saddle Edition

Once she bucked me off and I bit three holes in my tongue. My father made me get back in the saddle a few days later, though

I finally had some time toward the end of this week to sit down and catch up on all the blogs I read. It was really nice. Things are still a little crazy, but definitely calming down. Anyway, here are some of my favorite posts from this week. (And the way my mind finds them to be all related, which trust me, doesn’t always make sense to me, either.) I like to remind folks that financialread more…

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Sunday Evening Post #31

Day  Amount Place Category Monday  $  70.00 Massage Allowance Friday  $300.00 Adoption Agency Child Saturday  $  80.00 Safeway Groceries Sunday  $    2.00 Starbucks Allowance  $  50.00 Gas Car This was a good week, spending wise. Yes, I got myself a massage on Monday. If I hadn’t, I wouldn’t have been able to turn my head the entire week. I put that expense under allowance, but on some level, it is medical. I have a very messedread more…

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What I’m Reading: Still Paying Comcast Edition

While I ponder whether or not I’m going to do anything about Comcast charging me $90/month for internet and one channel (the Discovery channel, everything else I get is a broadcast or PBS station and could be picked up without cable), here’s what I ‘ve been reading this last week.   Over at the Money Principle, John talks about being a baby boomer, and what that means to him in these uncertain financial times. Super Frugaletteread more…

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Encouraging Your Child’s Inner Entrepenuer

It’s a Blog Swap! Today’s topic is How to raise a millionaire – developing your child’s entrepreneurial aptitude. I am very excited to be swapping blogs with Money for College Project, where they recently changed their focus from paying for their own college costs to saving for college for their soon to be child. I hope you enjoy this take on the topic, and don’t forget to hop on over to Money for College Project toread more…

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Get a World Class Education- For Free

Remember how I talked about how you could donate to charity for free, or volunteer from the comfort of your computer chair? How would you like to be able to get a world class education for free, from the comfort of your computer chair or couch? It’s possible. While the series on online learning from Broke Professionals is what got me thinking about this, I want to be clear, I am not talking about earning aread more…

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Monday Round-Up

I always mean to do a Round-Up on a Saturday, but then the weekend comes and I’m either too busy running around or too busy relaxing to want to do a link intensive post. It’s a failing of mine, I admit. But today I’m stuck in front of a computer with not a whole lot going on, so Round-Up, here we come. Convenient Couponing (and other ways to save time and money) Beating Broke kicks usread more…