andreaAhhh, payday. We all know that feeling when direct deposit finally hits our bank accounts (elation!) just to see it all vanish away in bills (despair). Or is that just me?

Don’t get me wrong. I’m not a total financial disaster. My bills get paid, and my credit score is good. I have… an outline of a budget. But if we’re being honest, I don’t always consult my bank account before swiping my debit card. The credit debt is definitely something I wish I didn’t have, and I’d be S-O-L if universe-forbid, I lost my job tomorrow.

So here I am. Ready to take control of my finances. I have been taking steps where I can, but it’s time for a real challenge. If you want to be in charge of your wallet, I hope you’ll follow along and join me every week.

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