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    Saving Thursday: Adding Extra “Income”

    Hi Y’all, Today’s tip is all about adding extra money to help out your savings. I do this primarily through survey websites. I personally have accounts with Swagbucks, Inbox Dollars, and Survey Junkie. I haven’t been part of Inbox Dollars or Survey Junkie to tell you how much I earn per month, but I typically earn enough SwagBucks for a $25 paypal gift card every month. (*Please note, that these are referral links and I will receive a small commission of the points you earn; however, I do not take points away from you, they credit it separately). I also suggest having ebates! While they pay out every quarter, I…

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    Teaching Tuesday: Job Hunting

    Hi Y’all, It’s that time of the year where teachers are hunting jobs for the next school year. Me included. I thought I would write a post about my job hunt experience. Find a teaching job is both easy and hard. Once you fill out an online profile for one district, chances are another district you’ll be applying to uses the same system. Plus, once you’ve filled out the generic answers, hitting the “apply” button to every potential job you’re interested in goes really quickly. This has pretty much been the story of my life for the past few weeks: see job, find out distance from potential living quarters, hit…

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    101 in 1001 Update

    Hi y’all, I definitely did not complete as many as I thought I would have by now. But here’s an updated 101 in 1001 for you… Start: January 1, 2017 End: September 29, 2019 Professional: Finish my teaching program November 2017 Student Teach August-November 2017 Get my teaching license December 2017 Get a teaching job/contract Pass my tests to become a teacher January 2017 Attend a professional conference Start my master’s degree Learn CPR 5.5.17 Set up a virtual file for Word Study August 2017 Copy some math handouts November 2017 Update my resume November 2017 Keep a journal during practicums  March-April 2017 Keep a journal during student teaching August-November…

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    Saving Thursdays: Having a Game Plan

    Hi Y’all, I’m a pretty big fan of series, and since one of my goals has to become a saver, I thought I would start a series about it. Each Thursday I’ll have something about saving money! For this first one, it’s going to be about having a game plan. Everyone talks about how important planning is. Plus, I’ve noticed most of my “expenses” are impulse buys. For instance, I went to return things to the Lilly store, and instead of just returning I bought (granted, I did actually spend less than I was returning!). Please keep in mind, that I do not actually have any debt, I’m attempting to…