Here are the money moves we’re making in 2016

2015 was literally the busiest year of our lives.

We faced:

  • Unexpectedly moving out of our apartment with 48 hours notice due to maintenance issues
  • Living with parents for the month of June
  • Changing jobs
  • Buying our first house (and the problems that come along with that)
  • Being asked to relocate across country for my new job, only to find out 24 hours later I could stay where I was
  • Buying a second car (with my new job I could no longer walk/ride my bike to work.)

We also had a lot of great things happen though, from vacations to a 76% raise when I changed jobs.

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The Financial Four: Best Posts for the Week of 11/15

Moving into the week of Thanksgiving, I wanted to share four personal finance articles I read last week week that I found helpful or motivational.

As we go into the holiday season that has continually turned into a season for shopping, I challenge you to take a step back and really consider what you need and what you can afford.

Even though things need to be done this season, there are many ways you can save money during the holidays and it can certainly help to keep up with your budget.

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