Tag Archives: money

Lunch Date, Anyone?

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Nordstrom is having their Triple Points Reward event this week (Wednesday through Sunday), which their cardholders (me!) get 3x the points on purchases. However, I won’t be buying any clothes or shoes this week.

Luckily, Nordstrom Cafe is one of my favorite places to eat too!

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September Confession

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Yes, I’m saving lots of money (every category in our budget on mint.com is “green” -vs. yellow or red). Yes, I’m checking off several financial tasks off my to do list.

But is it bad that I have a list of things going in my head that I will buy October 1st?

Fail!

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Last night, I went into CVS and walked out with new mascara. Sitting in my car, I suddenly remembered this month’s resolution. Doh!
It seems that my darling husband does read these posts after all. When I told him I would love to get a pedicure, he reminded me that pedicures are hard to consume. Doh!

P.S. My Challenge

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I completely forgot to mention something very important in my last post. I’m not buying anything this month that I can’t consume, which in my opinion means that I can’t buy clothes, shoes, Target “must-haves,” etc.

So, today I tried on clothes at the Banana Republic and did not buy them. Of course, they fit well and I actually *liked* how they looked. But unless I can eat it, I am not buying.

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Inspired by a friend who recently addressed her finances, as well as a nagging need to ‘get my ducks in a row,’ this month I will be tackling my financial world head-on.

I’ll give you a topic- the Industwial Wevolution was neitha industrwial nor a wevolution. ┬áDiscuss.

No, really- what resources or strategies help you stay on top financially?