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Net Worth Update: May 2016

Net Worth Update: May 2016

Last month, I revealed my pregnancy and the fact that my expenses will be going up. So how did everything shake out for the month after that? Let’s dive in and see the numbers! Change: +$4,370 or +15.92% May Net Worth Total: $31,818 Building Up Cash Reserves for the Baby This month’s increase can really […]

Net Worth Update: March 2016

Net Worth Update: March 2016

Yes, I indulged myself in a little April Fool’s Day prankery yesterday – sorry if I got anyone’s hopes up too high about my bright future in a tiny house! It would have made for a great series on the blog here, that’s for sure. But don’t worry: I actually do have a few fun […]

Last Minute Gift Idea: Textbooks

You may feel funny getting the student in your life something as totally lame as textbooks for a gift. But if they’re cash-strapped like I was over the course of my education, it may end up being the gift they appreciate most this season. It feels like a big weight has been lifted when you […]

Holiday Gift Giving on a Student Budget

Kathryn Katz is a working mom, internet marketer and professional copywriter. Kathryn is a Certified Personal Finance Counselor and works for Consolidated Credit Counseling Services. The non-profit credit counseling agency offers a Holiday Survival Guide to help shoppers navigate through holiday shopping. The holidays are right around the corner. You’ll be leaving the dorm to […]