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February 2013

  • He Says/She Says: Pillows

    He Says/She Says: Pillows


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    In the He Says/She Says series, we discuss financial topics where we agree to disagree. You’ll hear the same advice from every personal finance guru out there: diversify, diversify, diversify. There’s any number of ways to do just that with your assets (even ones that might matter in a zombie…

  • Baby Costs After Birth

    Preparing Financially for a Baby: After (Part II)


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    Yesterday’s post covered our costs before Baby Girl arrived in our home. Today I’ll cover the costs we’ve incurred since that little munchkin first wrapped her hand around Daddy’s finger (which literally happened seconds after she was born). We did a post on how we got a free baby, so…

  • Baby Costs Before Birth

    Preparing Financially for a Baby: Before (Part I)


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    Nine months sounds like plenty of time to prepare for a baby’s arrival. That is, until you’re the one counting down for your own baby. After the initial shock of finding out I was pregnant subsided, the excitement set in. And then the blessed hormones of pregnancy turned me into…

  • Whining

    What in the World Are We Whining About?


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    After looking at some of our posts since Baby Girl’s arrival, I’ve noticed that we can sometimes be a little whiny. And nobody likes a whiner. Despite a few annoyances (little sleep, rough work schedule, running out of bacon), everything is freaking awesome: Baby Girl is happy and healthy and…