Monthly Archives: April 2013

Quick Savings: RetailMeNot.com

Long, long week means ok, I’m going to dip into my carry-out budget and order a pizza.  Problem: I don’t want to spend $12 on a pizza.  Solution: a quick Google Search of “Papa John’s Promo Codes” leads me to … Continue reading

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FPOTW: Duct Tape Wallet

Seems like a fun idea, so every Friday I’ll try to post my Frugal Picture of the Week. This week’s Frugal Picture of the Week is a wallet I created out of duct tape. My dog has a tendency to … Continue reading

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A Little Math

Perhaps I should have done this prior to setting the audacious goal that I set. However, if I am to reach the 10,000 mark by the time I am 30 years old, that means I have to pay approximately $1,350 … Continue reading

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Is an iPhone worth it?

I dropped my iPhone back in January and cracked the screen pretty good. Still workable, but I get a ton of looks and plenty of “you still haven’t fixed that?!”  Of course there’s good reason to not fix it: it … Continue reading

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The Challenge – Monthly Spending Goals

As said in my introductory post, the biggest way this is going to be done is through cutting monthly spending where I can.  Below is a not-complete breakdown of my monthly spending.  The key here is monthly.  Things like my … Continue reading

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The Challenge

Day 0 | $10,591.35 paid | $61,484.23 to freedom The 1,000-Foot View I am a high-school teacher, currently approaching the end of my second year of full-time employment.  I graduated from the University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science and … Continue reading

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