Monthly Archives: September 2013

Progress Report: September ’13

Day 157 | $14,690.81 paid | $57,384.77 to freedom Finally!!!  I am so sick of having my routines upended by the government’s far too frequent decisions to change my student loan servicer.  My September payments have finally processed and I … Continue reading

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Quick Savings: Free Food and Free Money

Waiting for my loan payments to clear so I can write a full update, but in the meantime… MORE FREE FOOD!!! In the past week I’ve nabbed seven free meals!  Chaperoning a class camping trip led to six free meals and … Continue reading

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Quick Savings: “Thanks for throwing away money!”

I ran into Meijer today to pick up some camping gear – I’m chaperoning our 10th grade class on a two-night camping trip.  Oh, boy. Anyway, I hit the self-checkout and the person before left a huge string of coupons.  … Continue reading

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Spending Report – August ’13: Pumped Up Kicks

Blog Note: It looks like my new loan servicer is at it again. Even though I’m theoretically far ahead on my student loan repayment plan, auto-pay is going to deduct the specified amount monthly.  What that means is that I … Continue reading

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Buying School Supplies

Happy New Year!  Today’s the first day of school – my 22nd first day of school to be exact.  Even though we’re nearly 3 weeks into the soccer season, it really doesn’t feel like work has started back up until … Continue reading

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