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Budget Categories Are Not Licenses to Spend

On one of the financial forums I frequent, a woman who was deep in debt posted looking for help. The main problem was that she couldn’t understand how their debt had ballooned because, “We have a budget.” When other posters … Continue reading

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Priority Spending

A long time ago, when I was starting to get my finances in order, I did everything I was supposed to do. I made out budgets, I tracked my spending, I watched all the small expenses, and I planned for … Continue reading

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