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Budgeting Bare: November 2019 Spending Report

How is November almost over? Wasn’t it August yesterday? I’m pretty sure I’m still stuck in 2015, but somehow it’s almost December and the numbers are in for my November 2019 spending report! Annnnnnnnnnd? I was under budget by…

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Budgeting Bare: June 2019 Spending Report

The numbers are in for the June 2019 spending report, and there’s some good news, some sort-of wins, some surprising realizations, some changed decisions and some explanations. Although things have changed drastically since I posted the May 2019 Spending…

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8 Binge-Worthy Personal Finance Podcasts and Blogs

Personal finance is tricky business. The pursuit of financial independence is not a quick one. It’s a goal requiring time, endless amounts of patience in managing personal finances and determination with very minimal rewards in the process. Sure, there…

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Budgeting Bare: May 2019 Spending Report

This month’s spending report has some pretty big news, and some seriously awesome wins after completely blowing the budget last month. I am happy to report that: My spending is now under control. I was $401 under budget. I…

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Budgeting Bare: April 2019 Spending Report

I fucked up. In April 2019, I went over budget by $474 and my spending is buck wild. With every budgeting and debt-free journey comes massive fuck-ups or derailments, right? Well it was finally my turn in April. My…

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Budgeting Bare: March 2019 Spending Report

FAM– I am back on budget. At least for March. As it turns out, I still haven’t (fingers crossed), had to pay anything extra for the car rental in Italy. I’m still expecting some large bill to randomly show…

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Budgeting Bare: January 2019 Spending Report

Budgets are not meant to stay the same. Life changes and your budget should adjust accordinlgy. In this post, Clo Bare shares her spending report for January 2019, and talks about how she's needed to adjust her budget to…