The list below shows my favorite articles that I stumbled upon (in no particular order): I am seriously contemplating to join Newlyweds on a Budget proposed The 10 Pound Challenge: Are you in? First, she offers great prizes. Second, I would love to lose 10 lbs. However, I like to eat and I don’t like dieting. I am still… (8 comments)

It’s only been a few days into 2012, and I already have reviewed one of my resolutions. You are probably thinking “What the hell? It’s been only what? Four days?” Yes, four days into the new year and I realized that I was not very specific with one of my resolutions. I said that I… (25 comments)

This article was featured in the following carnivals: Yakezie Carnival at Prairie Eco Thrifter Carnival of Financial Camaraderie at My University Money Totally Money at Family Money Values Carnival of Wealth at Control Your Cash Carnival of Financial Planning at Skilled Investor Blog I try not to judge a book by it’s cover because usually… (51 comments)

Usually I don’t make any New Year’s resolutions. I never felt that I had to do it. I liked the feeling of freedom of a resolution-less year. I felt free to chose, adjust, and move forward without constantly looking back over my shoulder and questioning myself if my actions are in line or on track… (20 comments)

Looking at 2011, I can say that I’ve accomplished a few things (I am not going to talk about any salary increase because there was none) and failed at some. What I did right in 2011 Family In 2011 I finally got to see my grandmother. She is 86 years old. I did not see… (26 comments)

Starting today, I am taking a short vacation from writing and blogging. I will be back in full force next Wednesday, December 28. I will share my achievements and failures with you, and give a short review of 2011. Also I will set goals for 2012. I never set any goals or resolutions. This is… (12 comments)

This article was featured in the following carnivals: Yakezie Carnival at The Ultimate Juggle Carnival of Financial Camaraderie at My University Money Totally Money at Help Me to Save Festival of Frugality at Funny about Money Canadian Finance Carnival at Canadian Finance Blog Carnival of Financial Planning at Skilled Investor Blog  I am a believer that… (25 comments)