Updates: September 1 – 7

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Today I’m doing something I haven’t officially done in 5 years; Go to school. That’s right, I’m taking a continuing studies certificate program at one of the local colleges. After reading Mo’ Money Mo’ Houses post about going back to school, it seems like it’s a topic on a lot of people’s mind. My course is only two terms and has class every Saturday...

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Striving towards financial independence

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When I look back at my life, the person I am today did not form out of any single defining event.  I didn’t have an “aha!” moment or an inspirational occurrence that has shaped my existence.  Instead, where I am now is the product of many, many small steps.  Sure, behind those steps are still the driving forces that define me and my personality.  And yet, I can imagine that if...

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Financial Goals: 2013

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The start of a new year is a natural point in time to embark on new goals and to review the achievements of the past year.  Last week, Brian and I talked a bit about our net worth.  We’re pretty happy with the numbers on paper, but how did we do in terms of achieving the goals we set back in early 2012?   Photo Credit: Images_of_Money via flickrCF’s GoalsEmergency Fund: $2000...

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Update: Sept 11-17

This week has been busy busy busy! I’ve been trying to stay on top of school work, work work, and applying for post-school-work and Brian has been away on business (*shakes fist*). It’s really helped that we’ve set a routine to deal with un-routine weeks like these. The cleaning still gets done because Brian knows what days he’s cleaning, and can reschedule and communicate...

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