Updates: October 13-19
Yikes – Brian’s not here and I have to do an update post?
That’s right… due to an incredible two week long head-cold-flu-angry-stomach-issue, I did not end up going to Europe. Big sad face :(
I’ll be able to use the majority of the money I paid on an alternate ticket (thanks KLM!) but it still sucks that I’m going to be missing out this time around. Sighhhhh.
- Smart grocery shopping is one of the biggest ways that Brian and I save money! You don’t make it on $200 a month by shopping whenever you’re hungry, after all. Don at 20s Finances talks about how you should approach grocery shopping.
- Tonya at Budget and the Beach discusses getting over her fear of plastic and using credit cards to her advantage. There was a time where I avoided using my credit card like the plague, but now I find it comes in handy, especially for points and rewards!
- Sometimes, I wish I *could* tell my parents about my money problems instead of constantly hearing about theirs. Girl Meets Debt writes about talking to her parents about her debt over the holidays.
- And finally, over at Young Adult Money, Catherine talks about having a minimalist wardrobe for work. I’m totally on board with this – I like to look good, but I’m not going to spend my whole pay cheque to impress my co-workers with my fashion sense!
That’s it for this week – you’re stuck with me for another weekend and then Brian’s back!
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