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Roundup #26: Hippity Hoppity Easter


April 18, 2014 by Michelle


Here comes Michelle Cottontail Hopping down the money trail Hippity-hoppity Financial freedom’s on its way! Yes, I am that lame. …
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Reader Reaction to “My Cheap $30,000 Wedding Budget”


April 17, 2014 by Michelle

wedding budget

This week, I posted “My Cheap $30,000 Wedding Budget.” I got the inspiration after going through my most viewed posts …
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Goodbye Debt #3!: The Ignorance Card


April 16, 2014 by Michelle

goodbye debt

My original goal of starting this blog was to chronicle us getting out of debt. As I began to write, …
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Our Cheap $30,000 Wedding Budget


April 15, 2014 by Michelle

30,000 wedding

I have put wedding-related posts on the back burner considering we didn’t exactly go frugal for our nuptials. We didn’t …
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My eBay Nightmare


April 14, 2014 by Michelle

ebay nightmare

In the personal finance blog world, eBay is a pretty awesome way to make some side income. I read about …
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Weekly Roundup #25: The Dreaded Baseball Season


April 11, 2014 by Michelle

round up

Omg. It’s Friday. Weeks like this make me dream of hitting this day just so I can run out of …
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March Net Worth & Taxes Update


April 10, 2014 by Michelle

net worth

I’ve been delaying this for some reason. Not that anything horrible has happened (except for our taxes, which I’ll discuss …
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Mental Health and Money


April 9, 2014 by Michelle

metal health

This is a really hard post for me to write, so please stay with me here. There are some trigger …
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Why Mickey Rooney Was a Financial Hero


April 8, 2014 by Michelle

Mickey Rooney

My husband and I were driving to work yesterday morning when we heard the obituary for Micky Rooney on NPR. …
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Why I Want to Quit Freelancing


April 7, 2014 by Michelle


As you all know, I’ve been super eager to start my career as a full time freelance writer. But those …
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Fit is the New Poor

Fit is the New Poor

Hey-o! I’m Michelle. While my husband is unemployed, I’m working on getting us on the right track to financial freedom by slimming down our debt and working out our assets. This is my journey of knowing nothing to learning everything possible.


Starting Debt: $69,252
Total Debt as of 4/9/2014: $63,870.66
Debt repaid: $5381.34
Percentage of debt repayment: 7.8%
Amount of Debt Paid For April: $445.84

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