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June 2012

The Ultimate Baby Cost Tracker!

June 19, 2012
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UPDATE: The time has come for our grand finale! Remember when I had that idea of keeping track of all money spent on our baby so far? Well, after thinking about it for a while and deciding it was more fascinating than it was a total waste of time, I’ve decided to just go for it and see how long we can take it ;) Not […]

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The Mysterious Wallet

June 18, 2012
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Please to enjoy this very long story which I only meant to write a few paragraphs on :) Everything here is 100% true, and it pretty much has nothing to do with finance – other than involving a wallet. The Case of The Mysterious Wallet Three weeks ago I went for one of my daily walks as I usually do in between blogging and my […]

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Daddy Needs A New Pair of Shoes!

June 15, 2012
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Happppppppppy Fridayyyyyy y’all!  I’m super excited this morning cuz in about 12 hours I’ll be playing another rousing game of poker w/ some friends, and I sure can use the extra money ;)  (You like it how I just assume I’ll win?) We played the other week for the first time in about 6-7 years probably – at least for REAL money – and it […]

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The Reality of Employee Stock Participation Plans

June 14, 2012
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(Guest Post by Gene Roberts, who previously wrote about the zen of couples budgeting) If you are lucky enough to work for a company that offers an Employee Stock Participation plan (or ESPP), it should be a rather simple decision to participate.  If it’s not, KEEP READING! I hate to see people walking away from free $$$. When you participate in an ESPP, a deduction […]

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The Case of The Shady Truck…

June 13, 2012
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Imagine you’re sitting at home one evening, maybe drinking a beer and relaxing with your kids, when a huge ass moving van rolls down your street.  At first you wonder who in their right mind would start moving at such a late part of the day, but you quickly shrug it off and keep doing your thing. Three minutes later someone knocks on your door: […]

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Pay Me in Checks, Please!

June 12, 2012
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I just remembered something about myself that I forgot about for a long long time: I LOVE GETTING PAID VIA CHECK!  You don’t see it very often these days (they do still exist, though!), but every time I get one I feel like a million bucks up in here… like it’s real, old-fashioned, hard-earned money. Unlike this wimpy e-stuff we pass around all day long […]

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We’re Now Living off ONE Paycheck! (Dun dun duuuun)

June 11, 2012
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It’s crazy to say it out loud, but we’re officially living on one paycheck now! WOW.  The first time ever since meeting my wife a good 6+ years ago… and the funny part is I almost didn’t catch it!  (I would have at some point, of course, but it def. took me a few weeks for it to actually hit me ;)) Mrs. BudgetsAreSexy’s been […]

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My Curiosity With Your Money Continues… [5 For Friday]

June 8, 2012
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What up what up!  It’s been a while since we’ve done one of these (since March, I believe?), so it’s time to whip ‘em back out and see whatchya’ll been up to these days ;) I gotta keep ya on your toes! Here are today’s 5 for Friday questions… made up totally from my head, without thinking of my own answers first so I can […]

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