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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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Black Friday Swindles

I had every intention of letting Black Friday slip by, ignoring the extreme stupidity that comes with the idiots that don’t really understand value: That 60″ TV you’re gettign for $200?  Yeah, it’s terrrrible quality.  Enjoy, though. But, I made … Continue reading

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The EPIC CONCLUSION of the Great Grocery Challenge!

Give me that big cart!  Those small ones will not help today! With my grocery list in hand, coupons clipped (electronically!) and sales scouted, I made out after work to drop more money on groceries than I ever had before.  … Continue reading

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The Great Grocery Challenge! (Pt. 1)

A few days ago, I dropped a painful $50 on groceries.  And really, I didn’t get that many groceries.  $17 on a case of beer and another $8 on a case of Pepsi.  However, I did pick up a couple … 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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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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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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