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Am I the Only Mom Spending Money On Herself?

You’ve seen the Facebook memes spread far and wide — maybe you’ve even shared one yourself. The ones about the moms who look a hot mess at all times and are physically incapable of treating themselves to anything because the dear children are both demanding and deserving. The ones about mothers who do take time […]

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How I Became Debt Free Using the Debt Avalanche Technique

When my husband and I got married in 2012 we had collected a large amount of debt between the two of us. We both had a combination of credit cards and student debt that we had been ignoring, however it became clear that we were going to have to address the almost 80 thousand dollars […]

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This Is What Living Without Health Insurance Looks Like

My husband and I constantly struggle with finances. We live paycheck-to-paycheck at our house, but we’ve always made do. Like millions of other families, the second we accrue some savings, life happens, we deplete our nest egg, and are back to worrying about how to pay all the bills on time. Our biggest surprise expense? […]