2016 Goal Update (Month One)

2016 One Month Goal Update

February is upon us folks!

Do you know what this means?  

It means we survived another month; spiritually, financially and physically!  Woo Hoo!  I am celebrating!!!   Everyday in God’s world is another day to rejoice.

I promised to share a one month goal update and here it is; the good, the bad, and the ugly. 

Yep, I am putting it all out there in cold hard facts.

 

2016 Goal Update (Month One)

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26 Great Ways We Saved and Earned This Week

26 Great Ways We Saved and Earned This Week

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As always, we have saved and earned using many of the methods we shared previously in the “Ways We Saved and Earned This Week” Series, including sticking to the “Just Make Do” Method, using draft dodgers, dressing warm, turning off lights, packing drinks and snacks for traveling and more.

Here are additional, specific ways we saved and earned this week.

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How Can You Keep Saving? We are so broke we don’t even try anymore.

How Can You Keep Saving. We are so broke we don't even try anymore.

In this post I hope to answer a few questions we have come across as we have shared our goals and setbacks for January 2016, as well as my opinion some advice.

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Controlling The Chaos Challenge Days 24-31

COntrolling the Chaos Days 24-31 Photos and Memorabilia

Fantastic!  We have made it to Week 4 of the “Controlling the Chaos” Challenge.

We have our budget, bills, bags and loose paperwork under control now we are going to tackle our printed photos.

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A Comprehensive List To Include In Your Yearly Budget (so you don’t miss a thing)

A Comprehensive List Of ITems to Include In Your Yearly Budget (so you dont miss a thing)

This is not a “how to” budget post.

This is a list of items you should consider as you are creating your budget, regardless of what budget method you use.

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Controlling the Chaos Challenge Days 17-23

Controlling the Chaos Challenge Days 17-23

Fantastic!

We have made it to the third week of the Controlling the Chaos Challenge!

Doesn’t it feel great?  You now have a clean purse, vehicle, wallet, diaper bag, briefcase and file system as well as a new handle on incoming and out going papers.   Right?

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Look World, We Are TRYING to Save Money Here- Part 1

Look World, We Are TRYING to Save Here

Look World, We Are Trying to Save Money Here

Part 1

Yep, we are trying to save money.

Who isn’t right?

Well, we are trying so save a large amount in a small amount of time while paying medical bills and regular “life” bills.

Why another post about trying to save?

Because only 22 days into 2016 and our goal to save $10,000 by the end of the year when BAM!!!

Why?

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12 Ways We Saved and Earned This Week

12 Ways We Saved and Earned This Week

This week’s “How We Saved and Earned” list may not seem very large compared to previous posts, but we are still implementing many of the things we shared before, such as draft dodgers, “Just Make DO Challenge“, aprons, leftovers, back to back baking, etc…   For a look back at those posts click here.

I also need to mention that we experienced a huge setback to our current emergency fund with the breakdown and repair of our furnace.  A story I share here.

12 Ways We Saved and Earned This Week

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30 Ways We Saved & Earned This Week

30 Ways We Saved & Earned This Week and You Can Too.

Each week we share how we saved by making wise choices and earned by using certain programs or apps.  Hopefully this week’s list will inspire you.

Thirty Ways We Saved & Earned This Week (and you can too!)

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20 Tips and Tricks for Cleaning The Inside Of Your Vehicle on a Budget

I am sure we all know how to clean out our vehicles, but here are a few tips to hopefully make the job easier.

20 Easy Tips & Tricks to Clean Your Vehicle on a Budget

20 Tips and Tricks For Cleaning Your Vehicle on a Budget

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