Monthly Archives: July 2010

How Broke People Can Eat Healthy

I have said many times to many people that I can’t figure out for the life of me why it’s so cheap to eat unhealthy stuff but healthy is expensive. For instance, an entire box of Little Debbie snacks are a dollar something. One tiny red pepper is almost $3.00 and if you like ranch [...]

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Life After Bankruptcy Isn’t All Bad

Some people do have a hard time bouncing back after filing bankruptcy. Some never actually make it back and often have to file again in 7 years. The problem with bankruptcy (one of the problems anyway) is that there is no way to regulate or prevent people from getting into trouble again and having the [...]

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What I Have Learned About Medical Bills

Guess what? I’m almost done paying medical bills. I have one that’s around $30, one that’s $90, another for a couple hundred and the new dental bill which is also a couple hundred. I think I will be using the snowball method that everyone uses with credit cards to pay the remainder of the medical [...]

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Symptoms of a Shopaholic

I don’t think I’m a shopaholic, but I do know that I spend money occasionally on things that I shouldn’t without a second thought and while completely disregarding any budgets or frugalness that I’ve acquired recently. I can say I’m a lot better than I was, but as with any illness I’ve considered the possibility [...]

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