September 2013

A Tipping Incident Gone Wrong…

September 30, 2013
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So I had one of those Seinfeld moments Saturday night when I had to chose between being “socially acceptable” or “that guy.” Kinda like the time when George and a friend decide to split the check down the middle, only to find out they wanted to tip differently than each other and one of them was about to look bad, haha… Only in my case, […]

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Wallet Crashing #1: J. Money

September 27, 2013

What up, what up! Welcome to the debut of our new series on the site we like to call “Wallet Crashing.” Where I go around and take a peek at the contents of people’s wallets, purses and murses, and then report back all the findings to you fine folks. Equipped with pictures and all or of course it never really happened! Just one more thing keep […]

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What The Heck is Bitcoin?

September 26, 2013

[Guest post by FF over at Feeling Financial] Bitcoin, while not exactly new, is still making waves as an alternative currency and investment. Never one to find myself on the leading edge of internet happenings, I finally got around to researching what the buzz is all about. Hopefully you find this to be a helpful overview of Bitcoin. (Fair warning: this post gets a little […]

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How to Manage Your Money with ADHD

September 25, 2013

This post is for all you LEGIT ADHD’ers out there, like yours truly ;) Who was diagnosed unofficially 8 years ago with it, and more formally 3 years ago – when his doctor gave him some mighty tasty pills which made him constantly high 24/7! Haha…  until said pills were discontinued and he woke up from a fun, yet very strange-like, haze ;) (They were […]

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Mothers and Consequences

September 24, 2013

One of my favorite feisty bloggers online, Lindsay over at TeacHer Finance, wrote an excellent post that harkens back to the good ol’ days of witty mothers, wives, and ex-girlfriends. Her post could be summarized like this: “You don’t have to care about your money, but you’ll have to pay the consequences if you don’t.” I love how simple that is, yet how much truth […]

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3 Awesomely Random Yard Sale Finds

September 23, 2013

This weekend my wife asked me if I’d like to do one of the top 2 things a guy could ever ask for. Go yard saling with her ;) (I bet you can guess what the other thing) If there was ever a person who didn’t like driving around and looking at other peoples’ used stuff, it was her. But with the magical birth of […]

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Kittens, Kittens Everywhere!

September 20, 2013

Oh I want this furball soooooooooooo bad! Look how cute that little nose is! And all it does is want to play and love and be HAPPY in a cozey warm home!!! CAN WE KEEP HIM?????? I’ve been asking my wife this going on three days now with no luck ;) But let me backtrack a little… If any of you follow me on Twitter, […]

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Breaking News: I Got The Call!!!

September 19, 2013

Remember when I crashed into a parked minivan this week, and no one was calling me back while the fear of the unknown grew and grew and started consuming my every waking thought? Well, we finally got the phone call :) And it couldn’t have gone any better: “Hey, just wanted to let you know that the car is totally fine. You’re a sweetheart for […]

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Protecting your wallet from #YOLO, #FOMO and #FONSY

September 19, 2013

[This is an awesome guest post by Sarah at Life, Comma, Etc… #IMHO] It’s easy to hop on a trend and add a hashtag to your latest tweet about going over the family budget. We’ve all seen them, lately: “Yeah, I want a down payment, but #YOLO right? And Maybe I should stay in and study tonight, but if I say no, they’ll stop inviting […]

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Biggest Idiot in The World

September 18, 2013

Two days ago I backed into a car full-force while trying to move out of my parking space. I had shifted into reverse instead of drive for some dumb reason (we were on a STEEP incline and didn’t need to go back), and I slammed on the gas to quickly get outta there, only to go backwards at the speed of light and right into […]

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All the fun of trading, with none of the headache!

September 17, 2013

If you’ve ever wondered how to go about trading and investing in stocks, yet not having to report it all at the end of the year (think: capital gains, other tax annoyances, etc), then this post today is for you. And it’s completely legal :) Here’s the quick answer: Invest and trade your stocks inside an IRA. It could be through a Roth, a Traditional, […]

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Finding Money vs. Earning Money

September 16, 2013

$0.45. That’s the amount of change I’ve found on the ground in the past two months. 1 Quarter, 1 dime, and 10 pennies. And every single time I see one of those shiny little friends my eyes grow wide and my heart happier! $100.00. That’s the amount I was paid last week for a 1 hour consulting session on blogging. Also very exciting and warm […]

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Say Hello to!

September 13, 2013

I just put this new site together because I couldn’t get it off my mind: And, also, because I just want to promote the crap out of every GREAT FINANCE ARTICLE out there! Similar to our weekly roundups we do here, only in a much more fun and prettier set up :) (We’ll still be doing the roundups here too). The goal of the […]

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When to Quit a Side Hustle

September 12, 2013

[Guest post by Jim Wang – formerly of before he sold it for $3+ MIL!] Starting something new is always exciting. I only recently started Microblogger and all of the excitement I had when starting Bargaineering came rushing back to the forefront. I was learning a new niche, reaching out to new people, making new friends (maybe a few enemies), but it’s been fun. […]

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