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Net Worth Update: $489,886.10 [Up $2k]

July 1, 2015
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Wake up, wake up, wake up… it’s the 1st of the month… To get up, get up, get up…. so cash your checks track your net worth and get up…. Welcome to the 1st, yo! Best time of the month in finance-land :) Get to update the ol’ net worth and get re-energized. Even if nothing too sexy is going on with your money. I’ll […]

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Secret Savings, Accounts, and Debt – Oh My!

June 29, 2015
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Morning my fiscally sexy peoples! Got forwarded some pretty wild research dug up by the folks at Haven Life recently, and thought we’d break it all down here and spit some truth. Both literally and figuratively – I chopped up the infographic! :) Y’all know my stance on this stuff already (A.G.B.T.T.Y.L.A.M baby! Always Gotta Be Talking To Your Lover About $$$!) but it’s a […]

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I’ve Got My Mind on My Money & My Money on My Mind

June 26, 2015
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“Where are my suitcases of cash?” – my wife on graduation day What up, y’all! I’m back! A day in Suckville, well, sucked, but fortunately a dose of fresh air and wondering the real world helped shake me out of it. Did you know there are places called “libraries” where you can get these “printed books” to read? For FREE?? Amazing! ;) Here are some […]

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Sometimes I Just Don’t Care.

June 24, 2015
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Sometimes I just don’t care about money. Or about career, hustling, blogging, early retirement, investing, saving or anything else we talk about here on this blog. And on these days it’s very, very, hard for me to sit down and write to you about it. So today I’m not. Instead, I’m going to tell you what I do on days like this. And that is: […]

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Take a Spin on the Wealthometer!

June 22, 2015
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I got this email from a friend, so of course I had to check it out  :) There’s no real point in comparing your own wealth to someone else’s, but of course it’s a fun way to waste a few minutes on a Monday :) And who knows – maybe you’ll get a boost of confidence from it? We’re usually a lot more well off […]

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The Things That Last Forever

June 19, 2015
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A couple months ago we talked about how debt is not forever if you don’t want it to be (but act now – supplies are limited!), and that when you’re in this phase of deep do-do to remember just that: it’s a phase. And another, hopefully better one, is right around the corner. But something else that’s always around the corner are those things in […]

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Challenge Savings Month #9: $4,485.22

June 17, 2015
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What up, y’all! The Challenge Everything Mission continues! Banking $387.83 more to the pile this month and making our total balance now $4,485.22 after just 9 months… A few months more and we’ll reach our goal of hitting the amount needed to max out an IRA – woo! For barely that much effort too… And another side effect? Less STUFF in our house, and our […]

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Smart401k: A Service That Better Helps You Invest Your 401(k) Money

June 15, 2015
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Hey guys! Came across a new tool I think some of y’all will like :) You know when your HR department gives you a list of funds to choose from for your 401(k) (or 403(b), TSP, 457, etc), but you never know what to invest in? Or how much or what %? This service I just came across will tell you what to do based […]

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LaBeouf, Reality Shows, and The First Ever Credit Card

June 12, 2015
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“If you want to be broke, do broke people stuff. If you want to be rich, do rich people stuff.” – Chris Peach Gooooooood morning my fiscally conscious friends! How’s your money saving, investing, clearing away debts this week? Anyone kill any credit cards or student loans? We had a major weight lifted off our shoulders this week when we found out our tenants are […]

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