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2013 In Review

I didn’t set many explicit goals in 2013.  However, that’s not to say I didn’t have many goals in mind.  In fact, I think the whole point of writing out a review of 2013 is to really set up what … Continue reading

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Progress Report: November ’13

Day 216 | $16,087.54 paid | $55,988.04 to freedom Annual Milestone #1 met!  216 days ago I set the goal of paying down $5000 in principal of my student loans before the end of the year.  Now, one month before … 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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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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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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