760+

Recently I decided to take a look at my credit score and was more than pleasantly surprised. I figured I had good credit but never expected to see that I was so close to 800. I always thought that highest you could score was 800 but it is actually 900, with the majority of scores…

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Before 2013

I’m not so much into resolutions. I like to make them but I don’t do so well with the follow through, so instead of waiting until January 1, 2013 to make some resolutions I decided to get some things tidied up around here before the end of the year. 1. Check into the status of…

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Credit Card Hiatus

I am going on a credit card hiatus. I’d like to say I will be on hiatus until I have all zero debt, but I know better than to make grand claims that are hard to follow through on. I know baby-steps are better. I am going on a credit card hiatus for 30 days to…

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Wild Dream

I have a wild and crazy dream – or is it wild and crazy? I want to live debt free. I am not close but I am not ridiculously far off. I have not used a credit card since last summer, except for my trip to Italy and yes I added some debt there. This…

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all in all not too shabby

All in all today gets an 8.5 on the scale! It would have been a 10 if (a) the sun had been out and (b) I won the lottery. I started the day off with a trip to my favorite salon to see Heather and get my hair cut and colored. I don’t know about…

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Random Weekend Mutterings

I love long weekends! Here are some random bits from my weekend so far. The car thing is going to end up costing me $820. Dang….my savings is melting faster than the snow outside. My kitchen and linen cabinet are now sparking clean and orderly after a day of organizing yesterday. I discovered my new…

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Insurance.

Today started out OK for a Monday, progressed to a nice lunch with a co-worker and ended with me feeling angry. I am angry at the way things seem to be going at work; that I got yet another certain type of project at work. All I will say is that when I started this…

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Purse Strings.

It seems the economy is effecting everyone a little more close to home these days and we are no exception. We have had some changes in our finances quite recently that we are starting to really feel. Luckily, we both still have our jobs. We sat down Saturday to work through the numbers and create…

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