Updates: May 15-21

Sooooo getting back from Seattle on Monday, coupled with new job, coupled with the class I’m taking, coupled with Brian being away on business means that I was a bad, bad blogger this week.  :/  I’ve even been procrastinating about replying to comments left on some of my freelancing gigs.  *hangs head* I do have a few blogs “in-progress” so I’ll be getting those up...

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My $1000 back to school budget

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So I’ve been a little busy the last few weeks and neglecting the blog! One excuse – I’m back at the university full time to finish up the last year of my 2nd degree program. Going back to school without going back into debt meant massive savings and massive budgeting. Currently, I have enough saved to pay for tuition plus the next two months of living expenses. I have enough guaranteed...

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Updates: May 8-14

This weekend I am going to Seattle for a girls weekend.  We do this once or twice a year.  I’m super excited because I haven’t bought clothes in about 4-5 months and I’m looking forward to picking up a few things while I’m down in the states! Meanwhile, Brian is off to the Netherlands for a week long work-related conference.  Let’s all turn green with envy together. ...

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Becoming a landlord: Getting a tenant

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Brian and I became landlords a little while after purchasing a condo.  For us, it was a good decision because renting the condo (1) Makes us money and (2) Allows us to live in an area of the city we like better.  It’s not easy to decide to become a landlord, and it is even more work after you make the decision.  Here’s how we found our first tenant.   Original by Moyen Brenn at...

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