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Eating From The Pantry


This summer we are trying to have fun without breaking the bank. Yes, we added a line for the summer for Summer Fun, but $150 doesn’t get that far. Just one day at the amusement park can rake you that very amount. One way we are hoping to come up with new money is by […]

Jim’s June 2014 Budget


Woohoo! I was able to get a hold of the laptop and get the info off that I needed! Income Wife’s Disability Income: $1476.00 Jim’s Business Income: $1746.90 Jim’s Passive Income: $104.00 Total: $3326.90 Personal Budgeted Actual Difference Percentage of Income Auto &Transport $487.97 $858.34 -$370.37 25.80% Personal Loan $119.77 $119.77 $0 3.60% Credit Card […]

Fascination Advantage Assessment


Note: This post has nothing to do with debt. I was meaning to have a post about last month’s budget, but it would appear that is wasn’t meant to be. The program that I use (Quicken Home & Business) is on my laptop, which is currently unaccessible to me. Hopefully either this weekend or next […]

It Isn’t All About Income


Yesterday I read something over at Budgets Are Sexy that really resonated with me.  J. Money read an article from Mr. Money Mustache (a pretty famous blog that I follow).  In this article MMM said: “The most important thing to note is that cutting your spending rate is much more powerful than increasing your income.  […]

Side Hustles June 2014 Edition


So far this month there really isn’t much to say on the Side Hustle front. But I did want to go into detail over a few details.   $257.26 First Check from Contract.  This was for eight hours of work and Mileage.  There were a few hiccups with this project, the first being that I […]



This post is in response to some of the comments I have received last week and other weeks. It seems that a lot of people here have a misconception about me.  That I absolutely refuse to work.  I can see where you might get that idea with some of my comments.  But I got to […]