• Wants v. Needs

    As any dedicated Target shopper, I like to make it to their store every couple weeks. Sometimes to actually buy things-other times just to look and wow my soul. The other day I was at Target with my husband. I found the cutest industrial glass string lights that I wanted to string across the kitchen […]

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    May 18, 2016 By Marissa
  • Setting Financial Goals

    It’s graduation season which is always an exciting time! Students wearing silly hats and robes walk across the stage to receive a diploma and reflect on all the work it took them to get to this day. They did it! They reached their goal! Think back to your most recent graduation day, whether it be […]

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    May 10, 2016 By Marissa
  • The Emergency Fund

    When you’re a kid, you are taught how to deal with emergency situations. Your parents teach you to dial 911 if something terrible happens. Your school makes you exit the school and line up quietly outside to practice in case of a fire. But maybe you were never prepped on how to handle a financial […]

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    May 1, 2016 By thebudgetingwife
  • Budgeting Intro

    If a single word were to cause someone stress, it would be “budgeting.” Aye. What a stressful topic! Rarely do people like to talk about money, and budgeting seems boring and restricting. Yes, it can definitely be stressful. And may feel restricting now, but it will lead to financial freedom down the road. I may […]

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    April 23, 2016 By thebudgetingwife
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