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Checking In With Dad: Adventures in Dadhood


July 28, 2015 by Brendan


Hey everybody! It’s been a while since I updated you on what’s been going on from the husband side of …
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Finding Your Niche: It’s Getting Sexy!


July 20, 2015 by Michelle

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So, you’re a freelance writer? What do you write?  – Well, a little of everything really.  Like what?  – Uhh… …
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Frugal Parenting for Lazy Moms and Dads


July 13, 2015 by Michelle

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Two months into being a parent, and we’re starting to hit our stride. We are finally getting used to Baby …
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My Come to Jesus Debt Update Post


July 8, 2015 by Michelle

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You probably could predict that this was coming. Now that baby FNP is home and a month (!!!) has passed …
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An FNP Update


July 7, 2015 by Michelle


I feel like I owe you all an explanation of where we’ve been lately! So, I’m taking a quick moment …
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My Money Saving Hobby: Restoring Furniture


June 23, 2015 by Michelle

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Back in April, we were faced with a bit of a problem. We had just signed the lease to our …
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My Doctor Gave Me Money! (Why You Should Know Your Insurance)


June 11, 2015 by Michelle


Bills, bills, bills. My life has been bogged down with medical bills. I’m talking thousands just coming through my mailbox …
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Kids or Parents: Who Gets the Money in a Garage Sale?


June 9, 2015 by Michelle

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“You made $135.”  “Wait… What?” “At the garage sale. You made $135.”  “How? I didn’t sell anything.”  “You sold your …
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You Truly Cannot Plan for Everything… But Plan Anyways


June 8, 2015 by Michelle

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I think my last couple of posts have made it abundantly clear: You cannot plan for everything. Did I believe …
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How to Balance Health and Wealth


June 3, 2015 by Michelle

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Big news with the FNP family… After 25 days of NICU partying, we’re finally home in our own beds as …
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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.

Emergency Savings Goal

Where We're At
3,200/8,000 dollars

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