It’s Finally June Round-Up Edition

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Now that it’s June, I realize I’m mid-way through the year and need to reevaluate my goals. Initially, my Boost My Savings goal was to save $4,500 by the end of this month. Frankly, I don’t think I’m going to make that goal. However, instead of throwing in the towel, I’m going to set a minimum goal to save at least $3,600 by the end of this month. I’m almost there, just a few hundred short. I still look forward to summer as a time of play, yet I’ve...

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It’s Freakin’ Rainin’ Sunday Edition

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Maybe it was because I was gloating too much about our warm, sunny weather followed up by some beautiful photos of deck-living. Or perhaps it was yesterday’s ‘Supermoon’; whatever the cause, I’m now bearing the brunt of a full blown rain storm. So much for the first day of Spring being a bright one. Instead of riding my bike to Starbucks, I’m stuck inside preparing my own coffee (which is probably a good thing since I’m on a budget) and working today. For...

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Guest Post at Yakezie.com Today

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Today I’m guest posting at Yakezie.com about retirement strategies for those of us, like me, who are getting a late start on saving for retirement. Be sure to catch my story! Also this week, carnivals I’ve been a part of: Budgeting in the Fun Stuff‘s Total Money Blog Carnival Well Heeled Blog‘s 2011 Fortune Cookie Edition Wealthinformatic‘s Carnival of Seasonal Finance Invest it Wisely with Weekend Reading: The New Year...

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Yakezie Scholarship’s First Essay is Posted

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Today, the first entry for the inaugural Yakezie scholarship award has been posted. This week, a new entry will be posted daily and readers will have a chance to vote on each essay. The scholarship is structured so that there will be three winners of varying amounts ($600, $300, $100). Be sure to vote this...

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Some Worthwhile Mentions

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The Yakezie.com’s first Scholarship offer has begun! The Yakezie’s initial scholarship is open to High School Students and younger candidates who believe in education and could use this reward towards books, school supplies, projects, and field trips. There are three possible essay topics to write about, at about 700-1000 words each. Please check out this link and submit your essay! Also, today I have an article about unexpected moving expenses live on Wise Bread. Thanks again for...

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