Life Change: Workin a Budget

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This post brought to you by BMO Harris Bank N.A. Member FDIC. All opinions are 100% mine.   This is my last post in the financial planning series I've been writing about over the last month. We've talked about having a baby, saving for college, buying a new house, getting a new job, and this […]

Life Change: Saving for College

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This post brought to you by BMO Harris Bank N.A. Member FDIC. All opinions are 100% mine.   This post brought to you by B.M.O Harris Bank N.A. Member FDIC. All opinions 100% mine. When we had our little Molly girl {almost a year ago!} one thing we immediately started thinking about was her future. […]

Life Change: Buying a House

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This post brought to you by BMO Harris Bank N.A. Member FDIC. All opinions are 100% mine.   In my life change series this week, we are talking buying a new home. As you know, we are currently building a home and that is a huge financial decision. When we purchased our first home, we sat down and came up […]

Life Change: Dealing with a New Job

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This post brought to you by BMO Harris Bank N.A. Member FDIC. All opinions are 100% mine.   Last week we talked about how a new baby can affect your finances. This week I'm continuing my series on handling your finances and big life change with having a new job. We recently dealt with that […]

Life Change: Having a Baby

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Brought to you by BMO Harris Bank N.A. Member FDIC   I am throwing a triple baby shower this weekend for three college girlfriends of mine that are having babies soon. Crazy that they are all preggo at the same time, but so fun to watch them prepare to become mommies. I can’t wait to celebrate […]

DIY Menu Board

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Remember the dog food storage box we made for Pudge/Molly last week? We had a little leftover chalkboard from that project, so I started brainstorming what to do with it. I’ve blogged about our budgeting quite a bit and meal planning is a huge part of saving money at the grocery. We have stuck to […]

Creating a Simple Budget System with Bic® Pens

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of BIC® for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.   You’ve probably heard me talk about how we track our spending and work hard to keep our finances in check. In fact, I did a whole series on it a few years ago. Now that we’re in the apartment […]

2013 Financial Goal Setting {Printables to Guide You!}

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With the start of a new year, it seems like everyone is making resolutions.  We aren’t resolution people, but we do set some goals each year for our family.  Typically, it seems like we set a financial goal {save a certain amount in the bank, etc.}, family goal {make a baby!}, spiritual goal {pray together […]