• How To Save On Christmas This Year

    Christmas is only a couple weeks away! I hope you are all following that Christmas budget to purchase meaningful gifts for everyone on your list. But maybe you’re at that point in the gift-buying season where you need to find some extra ways to save on gifts… Here’s what I’m doing to save on Christmas […]

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    December 8, 2017 By Marissa
  • How Our Budget Has Changed In the First 2 Years Of Marriage

    This week Jacob and I celebrated our 2 year anniversary. It’s crazy how fast the last two years have gone by! While reflecting on all that we have done in the last two years and our financial goals that we have accomplished, I looked back at the first budget we made as a married couple. […]

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    July 20, 2017 By Marissa
  • My Personal Struggle With Contentment

    This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my terms of use for more information.  After writing this blog for over a year, many people know about my love for budgeting and personal finance. Even friends of my parents are aware! Most times, we get great positive feedback from family and friends who see how […]

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    May 28, 2017 By Marissa
  • How You Can Be A Millionaire

    When you think of people who are millionaires, who comes to mind? LeBron James? Oprah? Kim Kardashian? Britney Spears? Yes! All these people are millionaires! But millionaires are probably closer than you think. Contrary to what many believe, the official title of a millionaire is not someone who makes a million dollars a year, but […]

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    October 16, 2016 By thebudgetingwife
  • Retirement: It’s Closer Than You Think

    So you’ve graduated college joined the workforce. Adult life is becoming more real with you first real grown up job. You’re probably a 20-something who still lives a life of adventure, and retirement might be the last thing on your mind. But the truth is, retirement is closer than you think! If you’re a 20-something […]

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    June 30, 2016 By thebudgetingwife
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