November 2013

Proof That Getting Out of Debt is VERY Possible

November 12, 2013
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I’m not going to pretend I know anything about debt since I’ve been fortunate enough to avoid it for most of my life (outside of mortgages, ugh…), BUT, I’m 100% convinced that anyone who truly wants to get out of debt can do it. It may not be tomorrow, or the next year, but it’s VERY much possible to do if you prioritize and hustle […]

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What “Stealth Wealth” Are You Hiding?

November 11, 2013
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The other week Sam from Financial Samurai stopped by my blog and left a comment in response to me selling those sites for $50k last month. He probably never thought it would inspire an entire blog post out of it, but I couldn’t get it out of my head as I found it somewhat intriguing :) Here’s what he said: “Baller. Nice to have $50K […]

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Why I’m Obsessed With Rich Habits

November 8, 2013
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There’s a new blog that I’ve been OBSESSED with this week called RichHabits.net (you see what I did there? ;)). It’s written by best selling author, Tom Corley, who has published a book (obviously) named the same: Rich Habits. Now every dang time I sit down to blog about something he just put out, he goes and writes another amazing post and I go dizzy trying […]

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Side Hustle Series: I’m a Taste Tester

November 7, 2013
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[Guest post by fellow blogger, Mike Collins, as part of our Side Hustle Series] When I was in college, my friends and I spent an extraordinary amount of time eating pizza and watching TV. We used to joke that if we could find a way to get paid for it we’d be set for life. Well, I wouldn’t exactly say I’m set for life, but […]

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The $200 Chippmunk Giveaway!

November 6, 2013
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[That would be $200 in *money* we’re giving away, fyi – not a chipmunk valued at $200 :)] Hidey ho, neighbors! We haven’t done a giveaway in quite some time, so when the fine folks at Chippmunk.com reached out – a new coupon site – I happily accepted their offer to give one of you lucky bastards chipmunks some cash :) You’re welcome. Sooooo…. let […]

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Net Worth Update: $430,950.10 (Up $62,000!!)

November 5, 2013
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Now THAT’s what I’m talking about! What What! Of course, I cheated and sold some stuff to get it up there (aka $50,000 of it is a one-off) but still – $430,000 is $430,000 ;) And if compared to the lowest month this year – January – we’re up a whopping $100,000! Which is a 30% increase in 10 months – for all you % […]

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9 Tips to Simplify Your Finances

November 4, 2013
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As many of you know, I’m all about simplifying, simplifying, simplifying. We’ve done it with 99% of our bank accounts/retirement accounts – having everything under one roof – and I continue to work on mastering it across other ares of our lives too. Even when it backfires on me like it does every now and then (dang you wardrobe!). So when I was reading one […]

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Wallet Crashing #2: Personal Finance Expert, Author, and Today Show Personality – Jean Chatzky!

November 1, 2013
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Welcome to our 2nd round of Wallet Crashing! Last time you got a sneak peak of none other than Mr. J. Money‘s wallet money clip, and this time I’m proud to show off the contents of personal finance expert and author, Jean Chatzky‘s bag! Apparently none of us use old fashioned wallets any more :) For those not familiar with Jean, let me help pimp […]

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