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Broke-Ass Mommy Alexa Rankings

    Broke-Ass Mommy first started tracking Alexa rankings after joining the Yakezie Challenge in July 2012, when this site was only a few weeks old. Here were my rankings at that time:

    July 10, 2012--
    Alexa ranking: 3,507,434
    rank within U.S. : 362,177

    My current Alexa rankings:

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Archive for June, 2012

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. [Even the longest journey must begin where you stand.] Lao-tzu, The Way of Lao-tzu Chinese philosopher (604 BC – 531 BC) ~¤~¤~ Last week while analyzing my finances, I decided to come up with a financial challenge to raise $1,000, somehow. These financial challenges [...]

Imagine me – the ‘not-too-savvy with tech-y computer-y stuff’ lady — switching web hosting yesterday. Ohh boy. Hopefully nothing was flubbed during the transition. If you notice any site inconsistencies, please let me know. Ok, now a confession. My productivity this week has been horrendous. My daughter Lexi has just started with separation anxiety. Meaning, [...]

What I’m currently viewing: Sometimes, you’ve got to get mad! This is such a great snippet that resonated strongly with me, especially for debt enslavement, compulsive consumerism, and the general status quo. “All I know is that first, you’ve got to get mad … you’ve got to say, ‘I’m a HUMAN BEING, god damn [...]

Here I am at the keyboard, chomping on a black bean burrito and swilling it down with a Long Trail IPA, determined to jot down a sentence or two — after all, the whole purpose of starting this site is to plant butt cheek firmly to chair and actually start, you know, writing again, when: [...]

I am certainly no stranger to debt and chronicled my financial journey paying off $15,000 worth of debt over at Broke-Ass Student. Debt can feel suffocating and excruciatingly overwhelming, but now, three years later, I am so proud to have killed off that nasty beast and accumulate a healthy personal savings; in fact, I’d be [...]

Ten and a half months into my stay-at-home mommy gig, and I’m stuck in a financial rut. Here’s my dilemma. I’ve decided to stay home with my daughter during her first years. Right now she requires huge chunks of my time, which means a part-time job isn’t feasible. While my significant other is away being [...]

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My Broke-Ass Budget

    Striving to reach one financial goal at a time.

    Paid-off Distress Debt:

    Current Net Worth:
    $31, 653

    My current financial challenge, as a stay-at-home mom, is to raise $1,000, somehow.


    $0 $112.50 $372.50 (February 2013)

    Total =
    $372.50 out of $1,000