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April 2014

QUIZ: How Broke Are You?

April 18, 2014
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Happy Friday, money hoarders! Y’all getting ready for the big Easter weekend? Gonna down lots of food and drink and be merry? I hope so. But before you go to it, make sure to take this quiz my friend Anna found, and then tell all your family members at Easter dinner to do the same. You’ll be the hit of the party ;) Though, I […]

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When Mixing Passion With Hustling Can Fail

April 17, 2014
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[We've got a great article today by my boy Zee from Work-to-Not-Work.com. He brings up something good to consider while y'all are out there looking for new side hustles!] Most personal finance sites I read have at least 1 post (or entire sections) about having a side hustle. The reasons behind why you should do this usually falls into “diversify your income streams” or simply, […]

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Sometimes You Gotta Spend Money To Make Money

April 16, 2014
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One of my favorite sayings is “You gotta spend money to make money.” I don’t know why I like it so much considering it’s not always the case, but I guess the times when it is I just really REALLY love it :) Like, say, contributing to your company’s 401(k) plan. You “spend” a percentage of your paycheck every two weeks to better your future, […]

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One-on-One w/ Farnoosh Torabi, Author of the New Book, “When She Makes More” [+ Book Giveaway!]

April 15, 2014
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Hey guys! Welcome to another One-On-One where I interview some of the coolest people I know :) If you missed any of our last ones on Rob Wilson (Aka Hip-Hop’s Financial Advisor) or Extreme Couponer’s Chrystie Vachon, be sure to check them out when you get a chance. Awesome people doing even awesomer things! And now up, my good friend, and published author, Farnoosh Torabi! […]

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Two Kick-Ass Spending Tips

April 14, 2014
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I read an awesome article by my man Zee the other day, and I wanted to share it with y’all as well as another one I use myself it reminded me of. So today you get a 2-for-1 special – it’s your lucky day! (Perhaps you should run out and buy a lottery ticket next? ;)) Kick-ass tip #1… The “Stranger” Test This one comes […]

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It’s Yard Sale Season, Bitch!

April 11, 2014
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That’s what my alarm shouts at me every Saturday morning now to wake my ass up ;) And by “alarm” I mean “my internal bargaineering alarm” since the first rule of The Yard Sale Club is to get out the door early! Followed by the second rule, “Never talk about The Yard Sale club.” Oh wait… All kidding aside, if you want to be the […]

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Side Hustle Series #50: Teleprompter Operator

April 10, 2014
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[Welcome to another interesting Side Hustle story! This time around Jessica Moorhouse from MoMoneyMoHouses.com shares her experience working a teleprompter. Something you apparently don't want to mess up on ;)] Something I never thought I’d ever tell people is that I was a teleprompter operator for 3 ½ years.  But it’s true, and honestly it was the best side hustle I’ve ever had! How I […]

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What happens when you think about money too much…

April 9, 2014
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You get a call from a friend saying they owe “bad people” $8,500 And if they don’t get it by the end of the day, “bad stuff” will happen to them So they ask if they can borrow the money from you because they’re broke Only you don’t trust you’ll get it back, so you offer a different alternative instead Which is that you’ll sell […]

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