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A surprising way to save money that works

It started at the drug store. Do I need more lotion? Umm I’m not sure, so I’ll get some just in case. Deodorant? I think I’m low. Throw it in. What was different about this store run is when I got home; I actually looked in the cabinets to see what I had really needed. […] Read more…

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Investing: It’s a lot like laundry

Managing your money efficiently can sometimes feel like a chore. (Even to me from time to time!) It’s the same with household chores. I love my house clean, but the actual cleaning it part? Not so much. But if I had to pick, I would say my favorite chore to do is laundry. After some […] Read more…

How big how big of an emergency fund do you need?

We are back this week, breaking down the advice of financial gurus Dave Ramsey and Suze Orman. Last week we looked at how to pay down your debt and this week we’re tackling emergency funds. Question: How Big of an Emergency Fund do you need? Dave says your emergency fund should be 3-6 months of living […] Read more…

Three ways to start saving this week

Its September, and while in Seattle we are still having summer like weather, we know we are on borrowed time. Time to dig out the scarves, polish up the boots and cuddle up to watch some football. This seasonal transition is the best time of the year, for me, to revisit goals. If your goal is […] Read more…

How to deal with fashion envy

Last year I took a trip to London with my mom and my sister. We used the tube to get around town which put us face to face with the locals. On these journeys I noticed a pointed difference in how Londoners dress compared to my native Seattle. Everywhere I looked were Prada boots, Louis […] Read more…

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