December 2010

2011 Goals and Plans

by Kay Lynn

After taking a look back at the year that was, I’ve planned for the year I want in 2011.  Like before, I’ll group my goals into three groups: Financial, Personal and Blog. There are only 3-4 goals in each category.  I’ve learned through the years that the fewer in number, the more likely they are […]


A Look Back at 2010

by Kay Lynn

Before I could set goals for next year, it was important to take a moment and look back.  Almost a year ago I listed plans for 2010 and published them here. How did I do? Personal Goals I can tell you my plan to lose 25 pounds was a complete bust.  I probably even gained […]


It was a lot of fun reading about all the great deals readers got with Groupon. I wish everyone could win, but it’s not possible. Congratulations to Sarah G who won the $15 Group Gift Certificate giveaway. Her winning comment was “I loved the Nordstrom Rack Groupon deal!!”

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Welcome to the New Year’s Resolution edition of Carnival of Money Stories.  All articles are recent personal money stories or experiences about money. It’s that time of year when you’ll read a lot about goals, plans and resolutions for 2011.  But what is the story behind New Year’s resolutions? The common consensus seems to be that […]


Merry Christmas!

by Kay Lynn

Merry Christmas to all. I hope you enjoy this song from my favorite Beatle. I’ll be back Monday!