How To Bounce Back From A Financial Emergency

Many of our posts have covered how to prepare for a financial emergency or what to do when one comes up. But we haven’t really addressed the post-emergency. So here are tips to get back on track when it happens to you. Continue crisis budgeting Crisis budgeting is not just for use during the emergency;…
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Tips To Keep Pet Expenses Down And Save Money

Since I’ve recently gotten a new puppy, pets are on my brain. So here’s a flashback Friday post from Ashley about keeping your pet expenses down. My husband and I have not one, but two beloved pets. A yellow lab named Cashmere and a black lab named Sadie. These giant kids occupy a huge spot…
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Start Planning For The Holidays Now

I’m currently looking out the window at a beautiful, sunny and warm Duluth day. So it’s odd thinking about fall and winter holidays, but the truth is they’ll be here soon. Some people are gifted in planning ahead and have already started thinking about and even shopping for the Christmas, etc. If you haven’t, you…
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It’s Back To School Time…Again

When I first wrote this blog, I had a first grader and a preschooler.  and now I have 2nd and 4th grader, where does the time go? When I young a school year seemed like an eternity and now a school year goes by in the blink of an eye! Well 3 years later these…
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