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March 2012

Budgets Are Sexy Turns 4!

March 20, 2012
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It’s growing up before our eyes, *tear*!  So crazy how time flies, eh?  I think it’s officially an old man ;)  Everyone knows that a blogging year is equal to like 20 “real” ones, haha… even more than doggy years! So it’s quite the achievement indeed for me.  Especially as someone with massive A.D.D. and real non-love of writing, haha….(well, I DO enjoy getting my […]

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7 Awesome Subscription Clubs To Know About

March 19, 2012

If you’ve been following me on Twitter lately (and I know you have been, RIGHT??), you’ll know I’ve been pretty obsessed with a new subscription plan that mails you razors every month for as little as a buck.  Not only is their about video freakin’ hysterical, but they also capitalize on something almost every consumer appreciates:  convenience and value. (And by convenience, I mean being lazy) […]

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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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