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October 2012

Why Most Personal Finance Blogs Are B.S.

October 18, 2012
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(Guest Post by Adrian J Cartwood, with a giveaway of his new book at the end: “Share Your Number!“) I’m a different kind of personal finance blogger because I believe that most of what you read in the pf blogosphere is wrong. My alternative financial viewpoint arises simply because I come from a different background than most pf bloggers. Most bloggers write because they want to make […]

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The $500 Amex Card Giveaway!

October 17, 2012
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I know we just did an awesome giveaway lately, but THIS one was too good not to pass along to you guys today :) In a nutshell, we’ll be giving one of you lucky budgeters a $500 Amex card!! Which you can use for anything in the world you want! Woohoo! About Today’s Sponsor: Today’s giveaway is sponsored by the fine folks at Fellowes – […]

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Does Your Credit Score Matter If You Don’t Do Debt?

October 16, 2012
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A long time ago I told my friend Brad from EnemyofDebt.com that not paying attention to your credit score is dumb. I refused to listen to him on all his thousand and one reasons why he could care less, and I thought the fact he said he had a score of “0″ (yes, ZERO) was cockamamy. I’m pretty sure I told him it wasn’t even […]

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Moral or Immoral? The Oktoberfest Hustler…

October 15, 2012
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This past weekend we had the pleasure of hitting up our 2nd Oktoberfest celebration in a row :) It turns out almost every single town throws one, and if you can time it right you can get damn lucky and hit ‘em up weekend after weekend after weekend throughout the entire October! Hehe… Which means lots of outdoor hanging out, and even better – lots […]

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What It Means If Your Palms Are Itchy ;)

October 12, 2012
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For the last 48 hours, Mrs. BudgetsAreSexy has been dealing with a crazy itchy right palm. At first she thought it was just a bug bite or something and would go away after a couple of minutes, but here we are hours and hours later and it’s still driving her nuts. So she decided to do what all of us do when trying to solve […]

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Girls Care About Money, Guys Care About Looks. Here’s Why Girls Get Screwed On Dating Sites.

October 11, 2012
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(Guest Post by Kathryn C. aka MakinSense Babe) If I had to choose between two guys: one who makes $250,000 per year and was just “ok” looking, and the other who makes around $60,000 per year but was “hot”, I’d choose the guy with the cash. I know…. I’m so superficial right? This is the truth though according to a few researchers from University of Chicago […]

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3 Things I Cannot Help You With :)

October 10, 2012
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I’ve been getting a lot of strange requests in my inbox lately, so I thought I’d put this all out there for anyone else confusing me for someone other than J. Money Blogger Extraordinaire ;) I’m plum afraid I can’t hook you up with anything outside of personal finance and/or entrepreneurship – although I wish I could! Some of the stuff y’all are asking me about […]

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Getting Creative At The Workplace (And w/ Salaries!)

October 9, 2012
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I have a friend who likes to push the boundaries with everything he does, especially in the work force. If this guy wants to do something – or better yet CHANGE something – he’s no stranger to standing up and going for it :) And usually he wins. Why? Because he thinks BIG PICTURE and formulates a killer game plan before every mode of attack. […]

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Upromise… Not To Forget Me? (Again?)

October 8, 2012
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Boy… it’s been 3 and 1/2 years since I last thought about these guys… And 5 years since I first signed UP to Upromise! Yikes. Want to know my grand total earned with them so far? Are you sure you’ll be able to handle the awesomeness? Haha… A whopping $12.71!  Woohoo! I’m gonna get a nice edumacation for my son! ;) Though to be fair, […]

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Money Love Letter by SlackerJo

October 5, 2012

Remember my call out for doodled dollars and money motivation? Well, some of them are now starting to come in! And y’all are getting super creative up in here! Check out the first one to kick off this project below. While it’s technically not what I had in mind when first thinking up this idea, it’s certainly much COOLER by far :) I’d freak out […]

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