Category Archives: Spending Goals

Spending Report – December ’13: Closing the Year in the Red

A little late on the spending report for Fiscal December – the return of school (and basketball) has meant the return of work days spanning anywhere between 10 hours if we just have practice to 16 hours if we have … Continue reading

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Spending Report – October ’13: Success and Failure

It was a strange month in spending.  For each success, there was a failure.  Luckily, the successes were more prevalent and I came in $83 under budget.  However, I made a bit of a mistake in setting my budget to … Continue reading

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Spending Report – September ’13: Back to School

Ah the life of a teacher.  September was a sprint.  From teaching to coaching, from meetings to parent teacher conferences, from planning to grading.  So begin the 70-hour work weeks.  Of course, as hectic and exhausting as it is, I … Continue reading

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Spending Update: I Love Me Some FRREEEEEE FOOD!

School is back!  Well, at least for us teachers here in Michigan.  The students first day is not until after Labor Day, but the faculty have been hard at work preparing to welcome those cheery, pimply faces. The one thing … Continue reading

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Spending Update: No Spend Weekend!

So much for reeling in the spending… All things considered, I’m not too upset or worried.  Here’s all the things: Yeah, I went out a lot.  Not usual. A few friends are heading away for the summer/a few weeks, so … Continue reading

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Fiscal May Goals – Tackling Bachelor Weekend

The first weekend of June, a group of guys will be descending upon Ann Arbor for our good friend’s bachelor party/weekend.  It’s going to be a blast, but also a challenge to my frugality.  Something like a bachelor party isn’t … Continue reading

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