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How to deal with unexpected expenses by InspiredBudget.com

How To Deal With Unexpected Expenses

Over my 31 years of life, I have had a lot of unexpected expenses.  Bills that somehow find their way to my mailbox, a surprise surgery here or there, and cars that just quit working.  But the most unique unexpected expense we have had to date is when our beloved dog, Joey, had to have […] Read more…

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How To Beat The Student Loan Game

I’ll never forget the first time I had to pay on my student loans.  They had come out of deferment a quick 6 months after I graduated from college.  When I was sent my first loan statement, I was extremely overwhelmed and quickly realized that I was underpaid!  All those years of borrowing thousands and […] Read more…

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How To Make Big Purchases Without Going Into Debt

Sometimes life throws you a curveball and you need to make a big purchase.  Your washing machine stops working or your car needs to be repaired.  This is when people usually pull out their credit card and wince while it’s swiped.  We have been trained to think that we don’t have another choice.  People believe […] Read more…

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10 Thoughts I Had While Paying Off Debt

As our family spent what felt like forever to pay off debt, different thoughts ran through my mind.  There were seasons when I felt like I could conquer the world (and conquer my debt right alongside it).  But if I’m going to be completely honest, there were times (weeks, months even) that I wanted to […] Read more…

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10 Habits of Debt Free People

  When I was growing up I aspired to become an actress.  My mother graciously signed me up for a small theater camp where I was confident that I would be “discovered” and land my first gig in a movie (I’ll let you take a guess on how that turned out).  Regardless of the outcome, […] Read more…

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