Manage Your Money Grand Prize Giveaway & Questionnaire

March was awesome fun! I really enjoyed the Manage Your Money challenge and I hope you did too. Even if you didn’t participate in the comments each week, I hope you found the information and exercises to be helpful in every way. To the ones that did participate, I AM SO VERY PROUD of all of you! You took my exercises seriously each and every week—what more could I ask for? You took the challenge because you saw the need to, and you didn’t do what most people did, which was talk the talk but not walk the walk. More […] Read more »

Manage Your Money Final Week – Think Ahead and Stay Determined!

This Weeks Prize Winners! (via FPU DVD Lesson: The Great Misunderstanding – Budgeting the Fun Stuff A Gift To My Children by Jim Rogers – Kathleen C. Congratulations to you all! 😀 Manage Your Money Final Challenge So far, you’ve learned about budgeting on paper on purpose, deciphering wants versus needs, the benefits of teamwork and accountability, impulse spending, and the impact debt has on your budget each month. Today we are going to finish the Manage Your Money challenge by talking about two things; thinking ahead and keeping the determination alive. Both are important because without either, you […] Read more »

Manage Your Money Week 4 – GET OUT OF DEBT!

Hello everyone! Welcome to week 4 of the Manage Your Money Challenge! Sorry about the delay for today’s post, but I have been having some serious internet issues and I think even some computer issues as well. EVERYTHING takes FOREVER! My internet will cut off on me in the middle of doing something and I have to wait sometimes for 10 minutes for it to reconnect. Last week was a great challenge and everyone who participated had great responses. Since I didn’t comment myself I thought I would let you know that I first said yes on an impulse purchase, […] Read more »

Manage Your Money Week 3 – Death By 1000 Cuts

Welcome to week 3 of the Manage your Money Challenge! We’re half way through the month and I am excited to see how much these challenges seem to be helping you. We were down to only 9 participants last week but I am still so excited. Those 9 are really taking this budgeting stuff seriously, and the comments and openness have been so wonderful. Thank you so much for your participation! Let’s get to it, shall we? 🙂 This Weeks Prize Winners! (via Financial Peace University DVD Lesson: Relating With Money – Michelle Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace Junior – […] Read more »

Manage Your Money Week 2 – Teamwork, Accountability, and Kids

WOW! Out of the 44 that signed up, only 12 showed up, leaving 32 people MIA. That’s alright though, there is still a chance to redeem yourself. Don’t give up before you even start! How are you going to change things if you don’t do the work? I know it’s hard! I know you’re scared! I know you’re intimidated! But you have to make some changes, and you may as well start now. You are still welcome, and can win some prizes. Make the changes now! To the ones that showed up, and blew me away with their honesty and […] Read more »

Manage Your Money: Wants Versus Needs

Manage Your Money 2010 Budget Challenge!   {{{{{{Trumpets Blaring}}}}}} I am very happy to announce that we currently have 40 people participating in this challenge, including myself. That is AWESOME! New sign ups will be permitted until midnight on Wednesday March 3rd. If you know any procrastinators out there that planned on joining you better let them know. 😀 Before I fill you in on the first challenge, I want to be sure everyone is clear on eligibility. In order to be eligible for the wonderful prizes that are available, YOU MUST, I repeat, YOU MUST participate in the comments […] Read more »

Manage Your Money Pre-Challenge Post: On Paper On Purpose

Hello all! I hope you are all excited to be taking part in the first ever Manage Your Money Challenge here on Enemy of Debt. If you have not already signed up, please do so now. I am excited to be working beside you on this. Now before we get started I want to say this. I do not inherently love budgeting. BUT, there are a lot of things that I have to do in life that do not thrill me but are necessary. So I do them. Budgeting can be simple, hard, boring, exciting, or as my good buddy […] Read more »

The March 2010 “Manage Your Money” Challenge: Featuring Pocketsmith – Are You In Or Out?

Howdy folks! Two of my 2010 resolutions for Enemy of Debt in the year 2010 were to 1) Engage subscribers more actively and 2) Build an active and supportive EOD community. That’s why I have decided to ask you to participate in a new feature post at EOD called “Manage Your Money”. OTHER MANAGE YOUR MONEY POSTS Manage Your Money Sign Up Manage Your Money Pre-Challenge Post: On Paper On Purpose I Love You…Like A Blogger! WEEK ONE CHALLENGE: Manage Your Money – Wants Versus Needs (Mandatory participation to win prizes) WEEK TWO CHALLENGE: Teamwork, Accountability, and Kids (Mandatory participation […] Read more »