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March 2012

Check out my New “Recommendations” Tab!

March 17, 2012

I’ve been trying to put something together for years, since I know a lot of you have asked at one point or another what I recommend for ______, so now there’s finally a page for that :) Check it out and let me know what ya think –> Products that kick ass. Right now it covers a bulk of personal finance products, but I’ve also […]

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5 For Friday: Technology Edition

March 16, 2012
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Happppppy Fridayyyyyyy!  Did you get all your work done this week like a good little boy or girl?  Did you do MORE than you normally do, and thus deserve a big juicy kiss from yours truly?  Well if so, line right up and press your lips against this here computer screen!  Ready?  Set?  xx MUAH! xx Haha… okay okay, enough silliness. Let’s get on to […]

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How to Save Even MORE on Hotel Rooms

March 15, 2012
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(Guest Post by Jacob) During the past few years, the topic of ‘hotels’ has been discussed several times on Budgets Are Sexy. First, J asked whether or not he’d be able to live in a hotel and provided several pros and cons of this type of living. Then, Fabulously Broke chimed in with a great guest post on her actual experiences living in a hotel, […]

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Rule #27: Cash in Pockets Can Be Spent in Any Way

March 14, 2012
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I can’t remember if I’ve blogged about this yet or not, but just in case here’s rule #27 on the J. Money “List of Money Rules“: Any money in my pocket is allowed to be spent however I please Haha… and it’s probably one of my favorites :)  It sounds wasteful – and maybe it is if not done correctly – but it’s the ONE […]

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Now $22,082 Cash-Less! ;)

March 13, 2012
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But for a much MUCH better cause this time, haha… our retirement ;) Even though yesterday’s tax fail was a major hurt in the wallet, it could have been a TON worse had we not invested anything into our SEP IRA as well. Every dollar that goes into that bad boy, is one less dollar that can be taxed due to the way it’s set […]

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I’m $6,284 Poorer Today.

March 12, 2012
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But the worst part is I thought I’d be getting money BACK with all my tax stuff this year :( Only cuz my accountant literally told me I’d be receiving $4,000+ thinking I had over-paid the whole time, then realizing they had failed to include a pretty important piece of paper in their calculations – the Paypal 1099 (a new thing they began doing). And […]

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How Much Did Your Outfit Today Cost?

March 9, 2012
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As with every Friday on this site, I’d like to continue with another fun and fluffy post here today.  To help give me an idea on all your fashionable (and frugal?) tastes in apparel! ;)  And hopefully you’re already dressed and at work already too, so you can’t get re-changed to make your numbers look better! Haha… bet you didn’t think you were gonna get […]

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The Story of Heiress Huguette Clark

March 8, 2012

(Another interesting bio by my accountant friend, Barbara, who last shared with us the story of bank robber Willie Sutton. Just goes to show that money can’t buy us love!!) Heiress Huguette Clark, who was born in 1906 and died last May at 104, was America’s last living link to the 1890s “Gilded Age.” Her father, William A. Clark, was Montana’s “Copper King” and, according […]

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5 Unique Money Personalities (Which Are You?)

March 7, 2012
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I just got finished reading through this DOPE article by Bridget on money personalities, and the first thing I thought was that I had to share it with y’all!  A) Cuz she totally MADE THEM UP late one night, and they’re so freakin’ on point!, and b) Cuz I know y’all get as giddy as I do thinking about this kinda stuff ;)  We like […]

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Net Worth Update: $309,002.70 (Up $10k)

March 6, 2012

Up and away we go! Lots of good things happening behind the scenes here, esp. with all our investments and extra house payments going on. It’s hard to believe it’s already been 5 months since our mortgage payoff plan went into effect!  Just goes to show time keeps on tickin’ no matter what you try and do in this world :) So if you’ve been […]

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