Tagged: savings rate

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Amazon Prime- Again

On 9/25/15, I signed up for Amazon Prime, again (note: that link will get you a 30 day free trial).  A few months ago, I wrote about how I was letting my Amazon Prime membership lapse after several years.  It was a decision based on perceived value and I haven’t...

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A Budget Fail

A funny thing happened to me recently.  I realized that I was never hitting the budget numbers I expected.  Things like AC repairs, car repairs, etc kept coming up, but there was something else.  I noticed that every time I project the timeline for our solar loan payoff, it would...

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April Expense Recap

It is time to update our spending in April.  I would not say it was a great month, however any month that our net worth increases should be considered a success.  My goal is steady progress, which is what we having been making the last year or so.  Check out...

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Liebster Award

Felix Money over at My Moneyfesto nominated me for a Liebster award last week (I know I am slow in putting this together).  It is basically a blogger to blogger recognition tool to get the word out about new blogs and to create more of a sense of community.  I would...