My Total Money Makeover Journey: Climbing Back Up

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The first step in My Total Money Makeover Journey is Baby Step One: $1,000 in the bank. I did it….and then life threw me a curve – well, a few of them. We moved my in-laws into a retirement apartment. I knew my MIL was a pack-rat, but even I didn’t realize we would be able to […]

My Total Money Makeover Journey: Emergency Fund

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The first step in My Total Money Makeover Journey is Baby Step One: $1,000 in the bank. I did it! After working the program for over a month, I was able to “hid” $1,000 in a money market account.  Its easily accessible if I have a REAL emergency yet unable to access when I have a “Savanah […]

My Total Money Makeover Journey: Using Cash

As part of My Total Money Makeover Journey, I am only using cash for in-store purchases. The bundle I purchased came with the Deluxe Executive Envelope System and I have to say that is probably the second best tool included. The first is the Financial Peace Planner that helped me figure out a budget that […]

Giveaway: 40 Copies of Total Money Makeover (Ended)

Dave Ramsey has given me the opportunity to give away 40 of his books! You can enter to win The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness through one of the blogs who are co-hosting this event. We all love saving money, but Dave Ramsey brings it even further and helps you get […]

My Total Money Makeover Journey: Introduction

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I debated whether to publish this post.  Normally I share great deals, coupons, freebies, and lately I’ve been sharing more tips you can implement into your life to help make permanent changes.  But, I’ve been feeling a little hypocritical lately and need to share a bit about myself and the struggles we face – as […]