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Jesus Loves Finances

It’s a joke, right? Jesus loves finances. Well, really, I think the joke is on us, because I think we love finances too much. More specifically, money. Last weekend Andy and I had the opportunity to draw up a budget … Continue reading

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7 Posts Challenge – Day 4 #7for7

Reducing costs and the slow life. Photo credit: http://www.crowncanada.ca/ Andy and I by no means have a large income. For the past year we have been living off of primarily Andy’s income, which since he works for a church means … Continue reading

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Could You Live Without Your Credit Card?

An article posted by CBC entitled ‘Household debt loads inch higher: StatsCan’ poses the serious question – how many of us live beyond our financial means? The art of saving before spending has been lost upon previous generations, despite the … Continue reading

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Recent Adventures

Well, even though it’s been awhile since we’ve been updating, we have been busy! Adam & Myrica came for a short visit in April right before Easter, and we have a great time with them. However, I apparently forgot to use our camera during their stay, so we have no photo diary of that visit. We did have cake though, as it was Adam’s birthday. And Adam actually tried and ate Thai Coconut Lime Chicken. Just the chicken, mind, not the sauce, but he still ate it. This is a huge turn of events coming from hot dog and mac-n-cheese boy. Congrats Adam!

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Darned Taxes

It didn’t seem too out of the ordinary. I filed my final US taxes in February, expecting like last year, that they would be efficient in giving my money back to me. While the State of California had no problems with this and sent me a cheque in a respectable amount of time, the Federal income tax people took until mid-August to even acknowledge to me that they received my tax information. Not only that, but they required further verification that I was still the same person that I was when I filed my taxes, latest by August 31st. Continue reading

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