Posted by Les Becker on January 1, 2016 in Money Challenges |

For the first time EVER, I completed the 52 Week Money Challenge! You can see in the left sidebar that my meter is back down to a measly $3… but that only gives me a great feeling of relief; my last payment to my Money Challenge account in December of 2015 was $103. That’s a […]

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How Fast Can You Save $100 in Coin?

Posted by Les Becker on September 23, 2015 in Money Challenges |

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Extreme Gaming…

Posted by Les Becker on February 12, 2015 in Debt Elimination, Money Challenges, Penny-Wise |

How little can you live on? Me? Very little. This is what my monthly bills work out to: Rent: $ 400.00 Groceries: 150.00 Vehicle Insurance: 95.00 Life Insurance: 15.00 Bank Fees: 15.00 Phone/Internet*: 100.00 Netflix*: 8.00 Automatic Savings: 50.00 Gas: 100.00 Money Challenge: 115.00 (Averaged) Van Maintenance: 25.00 (Averaged) _________ $ 1073.00 That’s it – […]

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The “I Lost My Day Job Now I Have to Get A New One” Challenge…

Posted by Les Becker on February 11, 2015 in Money Challenges |

I suddenly find myself laid off, as I’m still paying down my now “smallish” debt, and beginning to hoard for my pre-paid life. No income once my final check is paid to me in two days’ time. Trust me, that money is earmarked for survival! Don’t know yet if I’m eligible for E.I. (“Employment Insurance” […]


New Year, More Money, Better Habits…

Posted by Les Becker on January 1, 2015 in Money Challenges, Penny-Wise |

Happy 2015! Have you made a few “Money Resolutions” for this year? Will you get out of debt (or finally begin to)? Will you save more? Spend less? There are so many great ideas to adopt this year that I’ve been hard put to make many rock-solid resolutions for my money, but I have managed […]

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