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Money Tune Tuesday: If You’re Going Through Hell

It’s no secret that the last few years have been hard, financially, on a lot of people. People have struggled with unemployment, hunger, homelessness and poverty that are fairly staggering.It’s also no secret that every day, millions of people are going through they’re own struggles that have nothing to do with money. Whether it’s loss or grief or depression or illness or infertility or infidelity, these struggles are just as hard as having little […] Continue Reading…

Emmy lessons

Last week was Confessions Week here at Daily Money Shot. There was one confession I didn’t make but I’m going to make now: I watch TV.It’s because I watch TV that I find the Emmys so fascinating. I don’t care about what they’re wearing or who they’re dates are. I actually care about who’s nominated and who wins because, honestly, I like to see actors and shows I enjoy win. Call it competition, call […] Continue Reading…

Confession #5: Random confessions

I had trouble deciding what to confess today. I’ve already covered that I look in your shopping cart, I’m for sale, I hate being a bridesmaid and I pay full price for things. While I know that I have a ton more confessions I can make, I wasn’t sure which one of them warranted its own post. So instead of just confessing to one financial secret, I’m going to confess to a few:I pay […] Continue Reading…

Confession #4: I pay full price

Make sure you check out confessions 1, 2 and 3 as well.Confession #4: I pay full price for things.I know, I know. As a personal finance blogger carrying debt, I shouldn’t be paying full price for anything. It goes against everything that I should be saying. Unfortunately, there are just some things that I like way too much to give up and they are never, ever on sale. Which really is a shame.I bet you’re […] Continue Reading…

Confession #3: I hate being a bridesmaid

(Before reading this confession, make sure you check out Confession #1 and #2)Confession #3: I hate being a bridesmaid.It’s not because I have the whole “Always a bridesmaid never a bride” thing going on. I’ve been married for 7 1/2 years so I’m good there. No, I hate being a bridesmaid because it’s so freaking expensive. Let’s use the wedding I’m in next month to highlight my argument.When my friend, who has been a […] Continue Reading…