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July 2012

Odd Ball Costs of Having Kids

July 18, 2012
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(Guest Post by Len Penzo while J$ is off in La La land with his new boy…) I know. I heard the groan the moment you didn’t see J Money’s name in the by line. That’s okay. I don’t take it personally. I usually hate writing guest posts for famous bloggers because being a guest writer on somebody else’s blog is the Internet equivalent of […]

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Why I Took Out a Car Loan Instead of Paying Cash

July 17, 2012
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(Guest post by Lance, while J$ is out teaching his newborn how to throw a football ;)) While I was in college, I had a bit of a beater car. It was pretty clear to me that I would need to get a more reliable ride, but the thing was, I didn’t want a car loan. So what did I do? I saved like crazy […]

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How I Got Fired & Took a Free Vacation to New Orleans

July 16, 2012
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(Article today by Matthew Trotter while J$ is out on maternity leave ;)) When I found out that I was losing my job due to outsourcing, I decided that I needed to do something drastic. I needed to drop everything and go to New Orleans, at least for a week. You see, I hated my job, but I had become complacent. I had learned to […]

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4 Ways To Keep Your Financial Household Sexy

July 13, 2012
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(Awesome guest post & video by Jeff Rose while J$ is out with Baby Money…) Jessica Simpson sporting her “Daisy Dukes” is sexy. Right fellas? Many women would make the case for Robert Pattinson in the Twilight series as being super sexy. Personally, a Double-Double at In-N-Out burger is about as sexy as it gets! Numnumnum….. Okay, so we now know what’s sexy, but today […]

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Side Hustle Series: I’m an IT Freelancer

July 12, 2012
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(Today’s article by Ron Dawson, as part of our Side Hustle Series) [What is Information Technology (IT)? Pretty much any technology that is involved in the storage or transmission of information. This would include computers, servers, printers, phone systems, cell phones and other hand held devices. This would also include web servers, email servers or other applications that run on these devices.] My Background Throughout […]

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Your Debt-Free ROI: Why Interest Rates Don’t Matter

July 11, 2012
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(Guest Post by Stephanie Halligan while J$ cuddles his new baby :)) When I graduated from college with $30,000 in student loans, I didn’t feel very confident about my financial future. I was confident about one thing, however: I wanted to get out of debt and fast. I started reading everything I could about getting rid of debt. I researched debt snowballs, APR, ROI, debt […]

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OMG The Baby is Coming!!

July 10, 2012

We’re off to the hospital to get this party started!! ACK!! So excited!!  I’ll keep y’all in the loop as time goes on here (you can also keep up with me on Twitter), but if you don’t hear from me in a while you’ll know why ;)  I’m either chillin’ with the baby, or my wife has killed me for getting on here right now, […]

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How Much Are You REALLY Worth? ;)

July 10, 2012
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If you’ve ever wondered how much you were worth as a person (not how much you have, or how much your net worth is, but how much you – as a human being – are worth), I found the perfect site for you :) HumanForSale.com You answer a handful of questions about your body and your daily life (as well as athletic ability, education level, […]

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What If I Opened up a Thrift Store?

July 9, 2012
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The last few weeks I’ve been thinking a LOT about opening up my own antique/thrift store some time in the near future. I don’t know what’s been getting into me lately (I think this baby not coming out is driving me crazy!), but at this moment I’m totally and utterly OBSESSED with figuring out how it all works. Even though I’m 99.9% sure I wouldn’t […]

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