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April Showers, May Flowers and the Art of Asking for Help

May 4, 2015

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Sorry for the disappearing act, friends. Email subscribers know that I received some pretty tough news not even 36 hours after launching the Mindful Budgeting Program, and I haven’t found the time (or inspiration) to write since. But now that it’s been a couple weeks, and I’ve gotten some distance from it, I’m starting to get back into the groove of things… and what better way to get back into writing than by sharing some numbers with you? :) Continue Reading…

Update: April 2014 Budget & Goals

April 30, 2014

april 2014 budget

REMEMBER: You can download this budget template!

Oh, April. The month in which I had to fork out $500 for a wedding and still decided to spend money on myself. There’s a lot of red in this budget, but the one positive I can share is that I did pay for everything with cash. Still, let’s see how the month finished up…

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April 2014 Budget & Goals

April 7, 2014

april 2014 budget

REMEMBER: You can download this budget template!

The last of three very expensive months is here! With a little bit of travel, and a whole whack of bridesmaid expenses, I’m two parts excited and one part anxious to see how this month will be.

Starting from the top, you’ll see that, once again, my savings goals will not be met. I have a separate spreadsheet to keep track of my original savings goals for the year and the actual amounts I’ve saved, and the numbers don’t come close to matching up. I’m going to wait until the end of this month to decide how I want to adjust my goals going forward. For now, all I can do is save what little amount I can.

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