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You most likely are coming to check out the blog from the CNN article, or from the Adaptu community. Welcome and thanks for coming by!   Here are a few articles I think you might enjoy:   How I Paid Off Over $70,000 in Debt and Quit My Job 5 Lessons From Our Pay Off…

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How to Start Tracking Your Expenses

Whether you are in debt or not, you need to know what you are spending your money on. One of the main reasons to track your expenses isn’t what you think. You need to track your expenses to make sure you are getting good value for your money. By value I don’t mean if it…

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Yakezie Carnival

Yakezie is a group of about 100 personal finance bloggers that I have been a member of since March. They are a great support network that are helping others learn about personal finance and handling money. Here are a few links from the group: My favorites: From Frugal Confessions – What Kind of Grade Would…

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The One Page Financial System

Adrian from 7million7years.com posted about Trent Hamm’s Personal Finance on Just One Page. He challenged everyone to create a one page that sums up their personal finance system.

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Tips on How to Buy a Used Car

We just recently purchased a 7 passenger Ford Explorer. Buying a car tends to consume your life while you are doing it. You notice cars everywhere. You pay attention to the feel of the seats, and hurt your neck trying to look at used car dealerships when you pass. Here are a few tips on…

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5 Lessons From Our Pay Off Debt Year

Each year I choose one specific goal to work on. I’ve found when I split my focus it becomes confusing, and hard to achieve. I declared 2006 our “Pay Off Debt Year”. Our monthly bills were just too high. I made two thirds of the income and my husband is a performer with a variable…

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