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Some good resources on the blog to bookmark ⭐

February 20, 2019
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Hey guys! Been a while since I’ve pointed out a bunch of the resources on this blog, so thought I’d drop a quick line today to re-share some of ’em so you know they exist… Especially as it seems no one pays attention to menus and sidebars anymore ;) Hope this helps! Especially for all the newer readers of the blog! ****** Good lists to […]

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My *Favorite* Blog Posts From 2018!

January 18, 2019
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Alright, so last week we covered the MOST POPULAR blog posts from the year, and this time around I want to cover my *favorite* blog posts from the year. Basically the ones that had the biggest impact for me, along with some I just genuinely enjoyed writing :) Here they are below, in no particular order… (And this will be the last of the “best […]

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Our Most Popular Blog Posts From 2018

January 11, 2019
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Happy Friday!! Here are the most popular articles from the blog across all of 2018, ranked by *most clicked*. And not surprisingly, almost half of them are guest posts we featured! Hah! Guess my life isn’t juicy enough for you guys???! 😂 As always, you can find links to these “best of” lists in the sidebar here, and I’ll also post them down at the […]

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PS: We now have a *weekly* newsletter!

January 10, 2019
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What up what up! Day #6 of daily blogging and we’re still going strong! You enjoying them so far? Like the change? Wish I’d go back to M,W,F posting? Can’t do that last one just yet as I’m having too much fun (!), but I did just create a *weekly* digest if you’re getting these articles in email and prefer to not have your inbox […]

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Back and ready to rock! Who’s with me??

January 3, 2019
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Boy – a guy goes away for a few weeks and the stock markets crash, the government shuts down, and my beloved Redskins go on to crash and burn! I’m never leaving again!!! ;) Not gonna lie though – it was a great escape for a few weeks spending time with my thoughts and family, and I’m finally ready to pretend I have a real […]

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A Christmas Sabbatical 🎄🎄🎅

December 7, 2018
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“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” – Anne Lamott You know those people who quit their jobs and then sell everything they’ve got to go on an epic life-changing adventure? Well, I’ve never had the balls to pull off something like that before, haha, but every now and then I do get glimpses of changes I […]

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My Favorite #Money Reads This Month (PLUS: FinCon Is Coming!!)

August 31, 2018
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Happy Friday, y’all! I’m off to a wedding today, but wanted to leave you with a handful of my favorite reads over the month in case they inspire you as much as they did me :) But first – a quick announcement: If you haven’t bought your tickets to FinCon yet, time is running out! It’s less than a month away now and I want […]

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A Bunch of Questions on Debt, Investing, and Blogging

February 21, 2018
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What’s up, fiscal friends! Been answering a lot of $$$ questions lately in emails, and thought I’d pass some of them along here in case anyone else is wondering about ’em too… Most of it’s on investing, but there’s also some questions on paying off debt, buying a first home, taking on school loans, tax refunds, and then a smattering on blogging as well. Always […]

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10 Years of Budgets Are Sexy :)

February 12, 2018
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Here’s something crazy – as of today, I’ve been blogging for over 25% of my life! 10 years of blogging, building, experimenting, community, friends, exploration, growth, loss, and just general happiness that we’re all still together here doing our thing and having fun :) How lucky are we?? And how awesome that someone invented the internet for us?! Haha… I couldn’t have guessed this a […]

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The 10 Most Popular Posts of 2017

December 27, 2017
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Heyo! Thanks for all my birthday wishes yesterday – still time to get me a gift if you’d like! ;) Time for our yearly round up of the most popular articles from the year… A great way to speed read if you’re new to the site and/or have forgotten all about it :) And boy did we cover a lot! From pensions to prison to […]

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Why I FIRE’d Myself From Rockstar Finance

December 18, 2017
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What if you woke up this morning to the following: 1/2 the emails to respond to in your inbox 1/2 the decisions to make for the day 1/2 the time you need to spend even working today and 1/2 the added stress and pressure And then let’s say someone paid you in the 6 figures to receive all of this. Would you take it? :) […]

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If You’re Smart Enough to Retire Early, You’re Smart Enough to Figure Out The Future

October 18, 2017
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Whenever I see gobs of hate hit our blog here, I know for a fact it’s been picked up in the media lately and people for some reason feel the need to go out of their way to spread the nastiness… Such was the case the other week when one of Mr 1500’s posts got picked up by Business Insider and over 200,000+ people viewed […]

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The Beach, Turning Into Super Daddy, and Our New Summer Blogging Schedule

July 3, 2017
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Yo yo yo! #1) The beach I’m currently at the beach, enjoying our yearly family vacation where the 12 of us (7 adults and 5 kids) smush into a rental house and do our best to relax :) But it’s a) Free (thanks mom and dad!), and b) full of babysitters so us parents can take long awaited date nights – woopeeeee!!!! It’s like college […]

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5 Frugal Things + A Better Way to Stalk $$$ Blogs!

May 8, 2017
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Hey guys! Ever wanted to see a live stream of alllllllllllll the financial blog posts being published in our community? Check this out: http://directory.rockstarfinance.com/feeds We just launched it last week, and it tracks every article published in the last 24 hours from our entire database of personal finance blogs we’re tracking – now at 1,004 (!!). (When we launched the directory three months ago we […]

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