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Cheap One Year Anniversary Gift Ideas


September 30, 2014 by Michelle


Yesterday, Brendan and I celebrated one great year together. It’s crazy how much we’ve been through in just 12 months. …
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Frugal European Planning III: Cheap European Hotels


September 29, 2014 by Michelle

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Miss the other parts of our vacation planning? Check out: Part 1: Deciding on a Destination Part 2: Trains vs. …
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Weekly Roundup #49: Versatile Blogger + FinCon + Anniversary


September 26, 2014 by Michelle


If you’re paying attention, I kind of skipped over roundups #47 and 48. I’ve been a busy gal.  Here’s just …
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How Scary is Your Idea?: A Thursday Motivation


September 25, 2014 by Michelle

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Ok. I’m a bit emotional right now, so color me insane when I totally teared up at this “ideas are …
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Do Women Spend More While on Their Period?


September 24, 2014 by Michelle


Have you ever randomly thought of a hypothesis and then went straight to Doctor Google for validation? Yeah. I’m having …
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It’s Coming… Holiday Spending Plans


September 23, 2014 by Michelle

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Last week, I posted this Facebook status:   Yes, it’s true. Some affiliate marketing program that I occasionally work for …
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Paying Off Debt: What Happened to Our Story?


September 22, 2014 by Michelle

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When I started thinking of what I wanted this blog to be, I was focused on sharing my debt repayment …
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Should I Keep Teaching? A Student Loan Conundrum


September 18, 2014 by Michelle

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Hello from New Orleans and FINCON14! I arrived last night and have already met so many awesome bloggers. These people …
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A New Parent and Frivolous Expenses


September 17, 2014 by Michelle


As you read this, I’m boarding a jet plane to New Orleans (via a three hour layover in Dallas). No, …
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Return to Side Hustle: Instacart


September 15, 2014 by Michelle


Do you remember when I used to side hustle on top of my full time, 9-5 job? Yeah, I haven’t talked about …
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Fit is the New Poor

Fit is the New Poor

Hey-o! I’m Michelle. FitNPoor was started when my husband lost his job and we were forced to make big changes with our lifestyle. Now he's employed and I'm working my dream job as a writer and small business owner. This is my journey of knowing nothing to learning everything possible. I'm getting us on the right track to financial freedom by slimming down our debt and working out our assets.

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