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January 2014

“Help my husband quit his gym membership!!”

January 21, 2014
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[That would be my fellow reader's husband, not my own. No one's supposed to know about him, shh!] Here’s the email I just got asking for some advice… sounds like every other guy I know ;) My money situation with my husband is kind of tight. Right now, we have two car payments and a mortgage, plus have to repay my student loans soon. We […]

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My One-a-Day Habits (And Why They’re Important)

January 20, 2014
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There’s a lot of stuff I’m horrible at with life and money, but thankfully there are pockets of awesomeness here and there which help keep me at arm’s length from trouble. But only an arm’s length, mind you ;) One of these things are habits. Stuff I do every single day to help me get closer to my goals. I’m not the greatest at tackling […]

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21 Facts About our Nation’s Currency

January 17, 2014
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As many of you know, I’m obsessed with money. I collect it, I talk about it, I use it in art, and of course I make as much of it as I possibly can ;) So any time I come across a few interesting facts about our money, it takes complete willpower to keep it all to myself and NOT share it with you guys […]

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Side Hustle Series: I Sell Women’s Hankies

January 16, 2014
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[Please welcome my new friend, and hustler, Steve Chou to the show today! We've bumped into each other many times over the years at our financial blogger conference, but this last one we made it a point to actually get to know each other a little bit. And I'm glad we did - he's a pretty smart guy! And hopefully you enjoy his story and side […]

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In Which You Pay LESS For The *Same* Service?

January 15, 2014
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There’s not too many things that surprise me anymore with money, but apparently I still haven’t came across them all yet. My wife walked into my office this week and proudly exclaimed, “Our daycare rate went down! For doing nothing!” “Ummm… how is that possible??” I confusingly shot back. “Baby Money moved up to a new class size w/ fewer teacher-to-child ratio. We’re gonna save […]

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Who Makes The Money? Who Manages the Money? Who Spends The Money?

January 14, 2014
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There’s a new blog I’ve started following, and each article on the site is half written by the wife of the team (Angela), and the other by the husband (Kirby). It’s pretty weird at first reading two people going back and forth on the same post, but once you get used to that it’s kinda interesting :) The blog’s called, The Simple Money Blog – check […]

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There’s Always Something.

January 13, 2014
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This seems to be post #3 in the new health series of my life, to which I have aptly labeled “your body is getting older than your mind.” Or, how I’m REALLY feeling about it right now, “Watch out! Your body is trying to kill you!!!” For those new to the site, you can read about the start of this adventure here: My goal to […]

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5 Money Saving Challenges to Try

January 10, 2014
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[This article was written in Jan of 2014, but will be updated with awesome new challenges as I come across new ones... They never expire, so pick one out and get stated TODAY!] Hey guys! Just participated in a cool guidebook on new year’s resolutions a friend recently launched, and thought I’d share some of my savings challenges I included in it. Mixed with some […]

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