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40 ways we save money!

Figured I would switch it up today and instead of writing about net worth I'm going to write about ways the Old School family saves money.  Why only 40 ways?  Well this is actually the 40th post here at Old School Coinage!  Although we haven't exactly been frugal lately, I have a few tips on how to save some cash and help you hit your goals faster.  Without further ado...

40 ways to save some coinage No gym membership (run outside and do exercise videos inside)Only do DIY when we actually can do DIY (no plumbing for us)Work together on the budget (united we stand)No Cable or SatelliteNot upgrading our phones every year, or two years...or three yearsCash flowing instead of financingStarting a gardenDoing basic house maintenanceRegularly maintaining our carsKeeping our "starter" furnitureNot following HGTV trends in decorations (they will just be outdated soon anyway)Buying used when neededBuying new when neededNot being cheapSplitting meals Building a "starter hom…

Net Worth Update: July

So here we are again faithful readers, or whoever out there stumbled onto this website.  Maybe it's just people practicing their english?  Well jokes on them,cause my site is filled with fragments, run-ons, terrible jokes, and poorly written content!

But just in case you happen to still care what is going on in the Old School abode lets break out some numbers.

Mint says my current net worth is...

- $110,137.72

That is a difference of....

+ $4,077.22!

What up baby!  We blew July out of the water. I came in like a wrecking ball, um er, wait that doesn't mean what it used to mean.  Thanks a lot Cyrus.

How did we do it?  Well we did get a little bit of money in inheritance.  We also got paid from my summer job finally although now it is over and I am preparing to head back for another school year.

Here is a breakdown of our accounts...

1. Emergency Fund                  $6,809.67                                                                                               
2. Checking …