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The REAL Cost of Owning A Dog

Hello, budget pals!! How are you? I hope everything is well. I can’t wait until this pandemic is over. So over 2020. Ugggh. Bye, Felicia. Or even, bye, Karen!

I have a good news, though. BF and I rescued a dog 4 months ago. Yipeee! We named him…Budrick Theodore a.k.a. “Buddy.”

Let’s rewind, shall we?

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Mom’s Path to US Citizenship

This article will be a work in progress. It will be like a diary. I plan to chronicle my mom’s US citizenship application from the beginning to the end. Hopefully, she’ll become an eagle when this article is finished. This article should contain the procedures that we had to go through, some tips, and the time frame of her application process.

I also want to make a disclaimer that the information in this article is based from our experiences alone. Everyone’s situation is different. What is applicable to mom might not be applicable to yours. Check out USCIS for more information.

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The Power of Giving


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Hello folks! How are you?

Can you believe that it is December? Yep! Christmas is just around the corner! My favorite time of the year.

A word that is synonymous to Christmas is giving. While it is true that this blog is about saving money, getting out of debt, and travel, I would like to talk about giving today. Giving, which is personal, and something that comes from the heart.
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How to Ask for a Raise

payraiseHello budget pal enthusiasts!!! How are you? Did you miss me? I do miss you, guys. I would like to write every week, but since I went back to school, I got extremely occupied. You know how that goes. Right now, I am bombarded with assignments and exams after exams. However, I want to make a presence at least once a month. So, here I am! Yipeee!

Our topic for this week is about asking for a raise from your boss. Yes. You heard that right. Though it can be nerve-wracking,  it can be done. You just have to follow these three guidelines: Continue reading

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