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How I Am Preparing For A No Spend Month

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How I Am Preparing For A No Spend Month

Starting on February 1st I am attempting to have a "No Spend" month, but what does this mean for me?  Well it means no unnecessary spending. So my regular Amazon, Torrid and Asos orders will have to stop for the month. On top of that I will be limiting how much I eat out and saving as much money as possible. I will still pay all my bills (obviously) but I will not be spending unless I have to. Here are the rules I have set for myself:  1. No clothing, makeup or any other shopping.  2. I am allotted...

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Money, Money, Mooonnneeey!

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Money, Money, Mooonnneeey!

I know the rule is to never discuss money or politics but I really am not good at following the rules so lets talk all about my finances.  I am terrible at saving money and only using my credit cards for "emergencies", because I can rationalize in my head that spending $160 at Sephora was VERY necessary. I also have three credit cards as well as owe my family about $3000.  You are probably thinking how did it get to be this way? I am not going to make excuses, but I will say it has been about two and...

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My Goals for 2016

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My Goals for 2016

Yeah I am a month late to post this.  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ One thing to state right now, THESE ARE NOT RESOLUTIONS. So here it goes, drumroll please... 1. Fix my finances.  Like most people my age I have some debt and I haven't ever really paid attention to saving money or starting a retirement fund. I have student loans that I can't put off paying forever, credit cards that need to be paid off not maxed out and even my mom to payback because she paid for all my shit while I was barely working.  2. Travel more. Yeah I did...

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