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The Best Laid Plans

So back in September, this was my estimate for my financial stats on arrival in Johannesburg: Probably the most important parts of this projection were the numbers for my “starter” emergency savings and the balance in my checking account. Well, … Continue reading

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Baby Family Finance, Part Two

What says “grown up” more than a joint budgeting system?  Pretty much nothing! Our plan is to eventually use the yours-mine-ours system, but until I get a job the “mine” account (the $1,500-$2,000 in my checking account) will not be … Continue reading

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