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2020: Step Into My Office

2020: Step Into My Office

Welcome to the next decade January 1st marked not only a new year this year, but a new decade as well.  So much has happened in the last ten years! Ten years ago I was a single ensign in the Navy, living in Jacksonville Beach, FL.  Today I'm a married civilian with two kids living in Southern...

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Two Thousand Nineteen In Review

Two Thousand Nineteen In Review

Where did this year go?  I know I'm not the only one who is sitting here wondering where the heck did 2019 go.   I'm sure there are plenty of people who think this past year went by at a snail's pace; but I'm equally sure there are another whole group of people who, like me, are wondering how the...

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How I Completely Updated My Kitchen For Under $1000

How I Completely Updated My Kitchen For Under $1000

It's true my friends, it can be done.  This whole process was done slowly but surely in pieces over about a year.  Not because it was particularly hard or time-consuming, but because life happens and that's just how long it took us to finally be done. In The Beginning When our house was put on the...

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Personal Capital and Mint Reviews

Personal Capital and Mint Reviews

Previously, I wrote about You Need A Budget (YNAB) and EveryDollar. Today, we take a look at Mint and Personal Capital. I originally was going to put all four in one post. Apparently, I have quite a bit to say on this topic, in an effort to provide some value to you. It got rather lengthy and now...

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You Need A Budget & EveryDollar Reviews

You Need A Budget & EveryDollar Reviews

Today I'm going to take a closer look at two popular budgeting apps, You Need A Budget (YNAB), and EveryDollar. There are plenty more, but we'll start with these two for now. If you know you need a budget but aren't sure where to start, look no further. If you've been budgeting with an app,...

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