Tips for making your first budget

Tips for making your first budget

A couple weeks ago I got a message from a reader on my Facebook page. 

I am not going to share the message because some of the details were personal:

But basicaly this sweet young lady was telling me she was about to enter the workforce for the first time. And she was saving up money for college, a car and to get an apartment. 

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How to save big using coupons at Target

How to save big using coupons at Target

Everyone loves Target. Come one, you know you love that place. You walk in with a list in mind and then see the dollar sections and lose it! $4,103.28 later you walk out. 

I kid. I kid. But it's still a favorite place to shop, I know. 

But it's also my favorite place to save! Target is really coupon friendly. They have several ways to save (and of course get you to spend). 

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We save THOUSANDS a year by using our local library

We save THOUSANDS a year by using our local library

We live on a budget. Shocking, right? A blog about frugality and we live on a budget??? Who would've guessed?

Is was, for time, a little embarrassed by this. I mean after all it is not polite to talk about money. Then I started wearing it as a badge of honor. I am cheap and unafraid to admit it!

But, I do worry that the people  from extreme cheapskate are going to call me.

You may think that the House of Senn is a boring place. And maybe it is, but I love our simple and quiet life.

But we aren't bored. With two boys it is easy to stay entertained. And when we do seek entertainment we often get it for free... at the library.

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