Tag Archives: Tracking

Confessions of a yuppie dog owner and the importance of tracking your spending


When I first adopted my puppy, I joked with friends that I wouldn’t become one of those crazies who wear T-shirts that say, “I didn’t rescue my dog – my dog rescued me.” But within months of bringing John Hughes* … MORE

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Episode #6: Finding My Finances


I’ve had a steady income now for six weeks. You’d think I have the whole budgeting thing down by now, right? Not so much. Although I’ve saved quite a bit for Europe, my visa bills continue to be over $300 a month. Before I make my budget, I’ve decided to find out where my money is really going. Let’s review a highlight of all my debit/visa purchases over a four-week period. MORE

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