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Mvelopes vs. NeoBudget vs. Inzolo

April 21, 2010

Mvelopes, NeoBudget, and Inzolo are all types of software for maintaining an envelope system online. If you haven’t heard of the envelope system, the basic idea is that you put cash in different envelopes for different items in your budget. For example, you put $100 dollars in your grocery envelope, and then you only spend […]

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How To Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

March 25, 2010

First I’d like to touch on why you might want to pay off the mortgage early. Elle from Couple Money recently wrote about accelerating their mortgage payments to save money. It is a great idea, and I thought I’d add a few ideas and tips of my own. Here is her simple plan and the […]

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Quick and Easy Way to Simplify Your Budget

March 24, 2010

Create a new bank account. That’s it. That was the key to my wife and I paying off $21,000 in debt over the last eight months. At some point we plan on having children, and my wife wants to be able to stay at home with them. That means our budget has to be able […]

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