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Finances: Oops! I Did It Again

I have a confession to make. For the first time since getting rid of our line of credit, I had a financial blunder. I have been pretty on top of keeping close track of all our spending; however, I must admit I had a slip up. Last month, we were fortunate to have guests visiting (Traveling Pat!), and then it was my birthday, then Mothers Day.

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Childhood Lessons in Finance

BIG Disclaimer: I am not by any means a financial professional! Besides a few random accounting classes I took while pursing my economics degree, which I remember about 0%, OK maaaaybe 1% credit and debit, I don have ANY background in finance. What I am about to share is based solely on my own personal experience of what has worked and has not worked for me in terms of managing our familys finances.