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Live on <$20k Month 2

The experiment continues. February spending was very different from January! A big purchase was made, as well as more discretionary spending now that No Spend Month is over. Spending: Rent: $425 Utilities: waiting for all bills to come in Groceries: $55.96 Public transit: $18.46 … Continue reading

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No Spend Month Recap; Live on <$20k Month 1

No spend month was easy. I went out once and didn’t order a drink. I had friends over or went to their houses. I ripped a pair of jeans, and instead of replacing them I wore skirts.

There were things I thought of buying: pants, sneakers, duct tape… Continue reading

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How to Have a No (Extra) Spend Month

January 2015 = No Spend Month. No Spend Month lets you recalibrate. Maybe you spend a lot and want break the habit cold turkey. Maybe you want to be more creative about social time, so you ban spending on it. Maybe you … Continue reading

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Blog Obsess: Mr Money Mustache

A few weeks back, the Washington Post ran an article about a man who retired at age 30. Meet Mr. Money Mustache, whose blog about smart living and financial independence has me hooked! A lot of MMM’s experiences and suggestions … Continue reading

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