February Income Update

Online Income Report. How much I made in November from blogging, freelance writing, and virtual assistant work.

When I sit down to do my monthly recap I’m always amazed at how fast the month went. I’m not singing that tune this month though.

Good riddance, February!

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5 Steps to Your Best Budget

Creating a budget isn't as hard as it sounds. If you're new to the budgeting world here's how to make your best budget in five simple steps.
How many of you have a budget? How many update your budget frequently when situations change?

I know that I reassess my budget anytime my life changes. New jobs, new expenses and moving; these all warrant a change in your budget.

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My (Our) New Budget

Our new monthly budget.

I wrote this post a few days ago and I have since been going back and forth on whether or not to publish it.  When I was making $1,800/month and living just fine I wanted to be proof that you don’t have to make a lot of money to live a happy life.

I know that a lot of you are in that position right now where you’re just barely scraping by like I was a couple years ago. While I have no intent of this post coming off as a “look at me now” type of thing (because even with our combined income we’re still far from “rich”)  I just wasn’t sure how it’d come across to some of you.

Now that I’ve increased my income (through tons of hard work) and have gotten married I feel very grateful to be where I am. A lot has changed in my life over the past three years. In the sake of keeping things real and since I started this blog to chronicle my financial and entrepreneurial journey I decided to go ahead and publish this post.

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