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Novica $75 Giveaway

Tweet One of my favorite websites, NOVICA, has offered to host a giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a $75 gift card for the site. I went on the site and had a look around – there are always new things coming on, and the best part is that all of the items on NOVICA […]

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Giveaway: What The Most Successful People Do At Work eBook

Tweet a Rafflecopter giveaway I was really excited when Laura Vanderkam asked me to review her newest ebook on time management. Laura is a successful author who also runs a fantastic blog that covers time management, parenthoood/motherhood, and career success. In Laura’s own words, her eBook What The Most Successful People Do At Work  “looks at how […]

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Win $200 Cash!

Tweet You read that right… the first giveaway of 2013 is a good one: $200 of cold, hard (PayPal) cash. What would you do with $200 cold hard cash? If you win, you’ll have to decide very soon! Well Heeled Blog has teamed up with Tomorrow Finance to offer everyone a chance to win $200 […]

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Fess Up Friday: What’s All This Planning FOR?

Tweet It’s been hard to write about money – mostly because I have now quit my job, packed up my stuff, and gotten ready to clear out my savings to pay for the first year of business school. In short, it’s been a lot of cash OUTFLOW and a bare trickle of cash inflow. I also found out […]

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Ways To Save on a Hotel

Tweet This is a guest post by Michelle at Making Sense of Cents. She writes about personal finance related topics such as budgets, student loans, and making money, but also talk a lot about traveling, beauty and food – and especially of her favorite topic – travel! I’ve found that the best way to save money is […]

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I’m Married!

Tweet This is a quick post to capture my feelings about, well, tying the knot! I still can’t believe that we are married. In some ways I feel like we are still way too young, and in other ways it feels like marriage will change nothing at all. It was really nice to see our […]

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Yakezie Carnival: My Momma Told Me Edition

Tweet On a sunny morning in middle of May (Steve Zussino @ Grocery Alerts) A mother goose (Amanda L Grossman @ Frugal Confessions) gathers her gooselings around “Listen carefully to what I have to say, Even better, here, write the keywords down” (Jon Rhodes @ Affiliate Tips) “Education is important, but you can cut college costs (Dr. […]

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Fess Up Friday: 5 Financial Stressers

Tweet The developments in my life – financial and otherwise – have left me very stressed out for the past several days. The first stresser is the fact CB didn’t receive any financial aid to his graduate program… funding has not kept pace with the applicant pool and so most people that would have received […]

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Win $50 Gift Card to NOVICA

Tweet It’s time for another giveaway to NOVICA.com, the website where you can find unique gifts and products (silk fans or batik shawls, anyone?) from all corners of the world AND have your purchases help local artisans sustain their craft and earn a living wage. I’ve put up a picture of my favorite batik shawl below. One lucky reader […]

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Fess Up Friday: 5 Personal Finance Topics I’m Over

Tweet Not to be a complainer, but there are a few things about money and finances just get my goat. So in the spirit of Fess Up Friday, I present to you the five personal finance topics that I’m over. 1. People who talk about the beautiful $2,000 wedding they had for 100 people 15 years […]

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Fess Up Friday: Bad Purchase Edition

Tweet Whew! A lot has happened this week. First, Bill over at Credit Card Assist was nice enough to interview me for the Best of Bloggers series. Please check it out. Then I made a decision on which MBA program to pursue. And today, CB and I are taking the day off to get our […]

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GMAT Prep Now Course Giveaway

Tweet If I have any business school applicants or alumni among my readers, you’ll share in my angst over the dreaded GMAT, a 3+ hour long test that seem rigged to bring you down and confound you. I was so happy when I finally got a score I can hang my hat on and move […]

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Fess Up Friday: All The Things I Want To Buy Edition

Tweet I’ve been coming down with a case of I-want-to-shop-itis. 1. Gap Fur-collar Tweed Peacoat: $28 with extra 30% off sale. I’ve been looking for a stylish-yet-casual peacoat, and this one comes in the most delectable shade of plum. But I have so much to pay for this month… is it prudent to buy another jacket that I […]

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$25 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Tweet Happy Sunday! I will be in Vegas for the next few days (where the bulk of my budget shall be spent on hotels where I can get a good night’s sleep. Because I am secretly 80). I have put together a little Amazon gift card giveaway. Please click on the permalink of the post […]

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