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Accountability: August 2017

Profile I am thirty three years old and I am a Stage Manager at Sleep No More in New York City. I make $115/show and work 7-8 shows a week. I also work very part time at The Ride – a ridiculous tourist trap bus in Times Square that’s actually pretty fun. Saving & Spending…

Only Buy It Once

Only Buy It Once

On my journey from mindless consumer to frugality, there was definitely a period when I was cheap. I looked at the bottom line of what I was spending and that was it. That’s part of how I dropped nearly $200 on earphones over a year. I’d go to Five Below and pick up 3 pairs…

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Financially Savvy Saturdays #209

Welcome to Financially Savvy Saturdays, the savviest personal finance blog hop on the planet, created specifically for personal finance writers! We welcome all things money here. Whether you’ve written anything from how to balance lifestyle inflation to the best money saving DIYs, you’re invited to link-up. If it ties into personal finance, we want to read…

Try These Tips When Shopping for Auto Insurance

Try These Tips When Shopping for Auto Insurance

If you’ve committed yourself to living frugally, you may find that working auto insurance into your budget is challenging. However, it’s not an impossible task. Shopping smart and understanding your options are vital when selecting a coverage solution for your vehicle. Do the Math With Deductibles Your deductible is one of the factors that controls…

Balancing Lifestyle Inflation

Balancing Lifestyle Inflation

Guys, I have some exciting news. I’m starting a new job in September that is pretty much my dream job. You know how when you interview for a job, you have a number in your head that you would do the work for? It might be even a little negotiable if you’re really excited about…

Can Online Casinos Make a Broke Girl Rich?

Can Online Casinos Make a Broke Girl Rich?

Many financial advice websites and personal finance blogs have mentioned online casino games as a way to make some extra money online. Some of them speak of how the big jackpots offered by slot machines can change one’s life forever, others tell a story of a much slower and steadier method of increasing one’s bankroll…

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Financially Savvy Saturdays #208

Welcome to Financially Savvy Saturdays, the savviest personal finance blog hop on the planet, created specifically for personal finance writers! We welcome all things money here. Whether you’ve written anything from how to max out your IRA on a budget to the best ways to pick life insurance, you’re invited to link-up. If it ties into personal…