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My Story on How to Successfully Take Courses While Working Full Time

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One of the things many of you may or may not know about me is that my entire university education has been acquired while working full time.

Find out How Brian & His Wife Paid off $109,000 in Credit Card Debt

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I work full time in IT and my wife works part time in retail. Were there arguments during the time you were working on your debt?

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Seven Questions to Answer Before You Retire

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For many, inertia and fear of the unknown keep us plugging away at sub-prime careers far past the time we should leave. Do you need the money?

Expect More from Your Daughters

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“ Did you know that in 2014, women working full time in the United States typically were paid just 79 percent of what men were paid, a gap of 21 percent?” The gender pay gap is alive and well – but why? At the same time, we have to establish different expectations on the home front for our sons and grandsons.

How Krystal and Josh paid off $80k in 4 years!

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works in outbound sales, and I teach part-time. get better once I had my masters degree and could teach full-time. Meet Krystal.

How this Couple Eliminated $180,000 of Debt in 12 Months!

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My husband is an extremely hard worker as he works and goes to school full time. Meet Kristy, aka, The Former Mrs. Jones.

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Find out How Drew & Farrah Paid off $200k of debt, including their HOME

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Drew works full time for Department of Defense. Farrah works part time for Department of Defense. Where are you from? Contentment.

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Couponing 101 Update

Couponing 101

When I logged into my email and FB page, I was touched by all the messages and emails of concern about my well-being. My husband is working full-time and going to school part-time, which means he is gone for most of the day. I felt so drained ALL the time and it was beginning to really affect my health.

Start Saving Early for Retirement: Tips for Young People Just Starting Out

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‘The time to start saving for retirement is yesterday’ quipped the financial advisor. The second-best time to start is today! Money Tip

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Saving Money on Food While On the Road

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Well, as much as somebody who works full time is ever able to be. Over the past few years, I’ve been on the road quite a bit.

When Should Your Teenager Get a Job?

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Time is a factor in high school, because teenagers will be in school all day. It’s like having a full-time job. Activities.

Can You Skip Paying Taxes on These 10 Money Sources?

The Budget Diet

I know I’ve wondered many times what is taxable and what is not. Taxes have always been complicated. Image source: Bartering.

Save Money with Geothermal Heat

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They degrade over time and they don’t save you that much money. As well as. Imagine cutting your heating bill down by 70%!

Imagining Your Retirement

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Or perhaps you want to find time for that hobby that you can never seem to fit into your busy schedule. What My Retirement Plan Looks Like.

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Find out How Acadia & Her Husband Paid off $97,000 in Student Loans

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My husband works as an architect and I teach art part time at my son’s school. Today’s Debt Free Story is from Acadia. Where are you from?

Passive Income With a Pinball Machine

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That’s sounds pretty passive to me as well! This way, there will be no repeated questions and your time will be yours again. Try it!

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Meet Carrie. She Paid Off $14,000 in Debt in 14 Months.

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I wasn’t able to afford much, and this was the first time I was on my own since having been married. Tell us about you and your family.

Advance Your Career By Taking the Road Less Travelled

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It all started in high school, when I graduated five months earlier than my peers so I could work full time and save up money before starting college.

3 Important Lessons in Living Frugally, But Not Too Frugally

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I’ve unintentionally gone too far a few times, and in doing so, learned valuable lessons about trying too hard to live a frugal life.

Diversify Side Income Or Specialize?

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I can’t think of a time in my adult life when I haven’t been fully immersed in a full-time job or career, while also making income on the side.

Prairie Eco-Thrifter Was Included in Five Carnivals This Week

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My post, My Story on How to Successfully Take Courses While Still Working Full-Time , was included in the Carnival of Financial Camaraderie #32 hosted by Young and Thrifty as well as the Financial Carnival for Young Adults #11 hosted by 20’s Finances. Finally, Marie’s post, What Is National Financial Literacy Month?,

Enrollment is OPEN for Elite Blog Academy

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Do you see other bloggers making a full-time income from their site and wonder, “how do they do that?” I am so glad I did!

Learning to Save & Pay Off Debt | Guest Post

Saving Cents With Sense

I’m currently taking care of my debt one month at a time. The following is a guest post from Sierra at Ocean Dreams. All rights reserved. .

Friday Links – Cabin Edition

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Hope this past week has treated you well. Gosh time flies. I think that is pretty good with working full time and studying.

5 Writing eBooks for Just $7.40

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You can read the site''s full disclosure here. Thank you for supporting Family Balance Sheet! Are you a writer? Do you want to be a writer?

Changes at Nicole’s Nickels

Nicoles Nickels

there were not that many deal bloggers and I posted 3 times per day. Since I work full time outside the house the 3 times per day was all I could do. Even then I sometimes felt like I was missing a great deal if it happened during the day, but my readers were loyal and I stayed with the 3 posts per day for a long time.

Back to school shopping

Saving SAHM Sanity

Where I live school doesn't start until after Labor Day, but I know a lot of other states start as early as the middle of August, YIKES!

Carnival of Financial Planning – Money Management Edition #236 – May 11, 2012

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Let me give you the full story: I have been dating Miss Blinkin for approximately 1 year and 4 months. posted at MyMoneyDesign , saying, “Was your job as a teenager a complete waste of time, or did you learn some incredibly valuable life lessons that prepared you later on in life to be a better working professional? Enjoy!

Cutting the Gender Wage Gap

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Check out the careers that pay well and then back into a field of study that you find interesting! See full methodology. Methodology.


Remember, We Are Not Superheros

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Well, guess what; this is normal. Now I have a hard time getting through an 8 hour work day some weeks. Bills paid- yes! Work done- yes!

report card freebies 2016 – Free Stuff when School ends

Coupons Do Work

The time has come. Bank Rewards – Check with your local banks and credit unions as many of them offer money rewards for good grades as well ~ so fun! Allstate -offers Good Grades Discount for full time students under the age of 25 with high grade. that is IF you got good grades! First Southern National Bank Pays for A’s.

How to Earn Cash Back When You Shop Online

Saving With Shellie

Well, my newest favorite invention of this century is cash back when you shop online. I mean, right? VISIT

End of Year Wrap Up and 2012 Goals

Finally Frugal

It's been quite a year; I have a total of four jobs (one full time, three part time) and am beginning to make a dent in my student loan debt.

2012 My Year in Review

Saving SAHM Sanity

Well, 2012 was a very bad year for my family. But anyway, this is how I did: Save $1,500 by using coupons and $3,500 by shopping sales: I spent 9 out of the last 12 months being a full time Honors college student, I didn't have much time to coupon. Oh well. Read 10 books of my choice: This I did! My 2012 Goals

Budgeting for Life

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His usual diet of sugar and white bread has not served his health well. The key is to invest the time to. My parents will get older.

FREE Kindle Books: Making Kids Smile, Shooting Landscapes And More

For the Mommas

A fun adventure into the best castles all over the world. Learn about their history and enjoy great pictures depicting their charm and beauty. Hirsch.

How to Motivate Yourself to Clean your House

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While I love everything to be clean and tidy, I don’t obsess about dust behind the sofa or streaks on the windows from time to time.

Alternatives to Student Loans to Fund Your Education

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Many students think that they can’t work, because school takes up a lot of their time. Your wallet and future self will thank you.

Introducing More New Staff Writers at Prairie Eco-Thrifter

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You also met Chris from FreelancePF who was sharing tips on how to eat well, lose weight, and live a healthy lifestyle, however due to personal circumstances, he has had to resign from writing for this blog. Outside of her blogging life, she works full time as a magazine editor/designer for a large national company. Milestone

Life Decisions

Nicoles Nickels

I gave up a full scholarship years ago to get married right out of high school because I was, well, young and in love. Time passed, and as a sometimes happens, we grew apart and eventually divorced. And I now have 2 wonderful grandchildren to love as well. Well it is and it isn’t. It was just what I wanted.