Budgeting

Is Net Worth Tracking The New Budgeting?

March 30, 2018
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I caught myself blurting something out the other day while on a podcast: “Net Worth is the new budgeting” I don’t know where it came from as I’ve never said that before – or even thought it? – but once it came out I started racking my brain for a list of comparisons to see how right or not I was ;) Does tracking your […]

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Three *New* Financial Apps & Services You Might Like (Plus Some You Might Not? ;))

March 28, 2018
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Heyo! Got a few new financial apps to pass by you this fine beautiful hump day (HUMP DAY!!!!). Some of these I recently took on as new consulting clients because I love what they’re about, and others I have no relationship with but just think are dope. Take a look and see if any of them might help you! I’ll add some other companies we’ve […]

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How a Journal Completely Changed My Finances

March 12, 2018
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[Oh do I have a good story for you guys today!! I hope you like long-form posts, because my man Ryland from TheHiddenGreen.com stops by the blog today to pour his heart out to us… Amazing how much your life can change when you find something that *clicks*! And shockingly, it wasn’t a budget that did it for him ;) Take it away, Ryland!] ******** […]

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“A library is one of the few remaining places that cares more about you than your wallet.”

March 9, 2018
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Truth nuggets dropping today, boy! That library is a frugal man and woman’s best friend! And that passage comes from a thoroughly fantastic article in itself linked below, as well as a handful of other great reads I’ve enjoyed over the months… Lots of great writers and ideas out there, and hopefully these just add to the beauty of the weekend coming up :) Let […]

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The Hybrid Budgeting / Zombie System

January 22, 2018
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Alright guys, I think we found our happy medium with the cashless society debate ;) A guy I met at FinCon last year chimed into our convo here, and he officially wins the award for being the most creative, haha… But also super USEFUL too! Because not only does this take the pros of both sides of the equation (cash vs digital), but also solves […]

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A List of The Most Popular Money Problems From Our Community + Side Hustles. We’re Def. Not Alone In This!

January 19, 2018
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So I just spent two hours tracking allllll the entries that came in from our journal giveaway the other week (winners announced in a second), and thought you’d enjoy seeing some of the comments :) If only to help you feel better that YOU ARE NOT ALONE with this $$$ stuff! We’ve all got our problems! Here are the tallies of everyone’s biggest trouble areas […]

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Science Has Finally Proven It: Budgets Are Sexy!

January 12, 2018
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Taking a break from all the heart pouring lately, and moving on to some financial sexiness today… With special attention on the latter ;) Check out this clip I was emailed from Sam over at Honeyfi (who you might remember from our FinTech competition and apps review the other month). The truth finally comes out!! We just conducted a survey of 500 committed couples, and […]

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The Hustler / Budgeter Giveaway! (x2)

January 5, 2018
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“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret to getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks and then starting on the first one.” – Mark Twain Goooooood morning hustlers and budgeters! And budgeters who hustle! If you love pen and paper, you’re going to love today’s giveaways :) Two of my friends recently put out some pretty epic […]

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Don’t Have a New Year’s Resolution? Steal One of These.

January 1, 2018
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HAPPY NEW YEAR, folks!!! Time for the obligatory post on New Year’s Resolutions, haha…Which I still very much love despite all the hate they garner ;) Why NOT start a Big Hairy Goal as they say, while you’re motivated and roaring to go? You could have done it any other day as well, but you didn’t – so today’s the day! And I have a […]

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Ten Moves That Will Skyrocket Your Net Worth

July 21, 2017
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[My man ESI makes a return today to share his tips on what to REALLY focus on in order to grow our wealth exponentially. You might remember him from his previous post that went viral on the 10 things he didn’t expect in early retirement, which he’s still very much in and still very much enjoying :) Thanks for taking the time, good sir!] ******** […]

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How We’re Reaching Financial Freedom On One Income – Mom’s Income.

May 26, 2017
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[Hey guys! Liz, the Chief Mom Officer stops by the blog today to share her journey to financial freedom as the sole breadwinner of her family of 5. If you don’t feel empowered after reading this, I’m shutting down the blog!! (Okay, no I won’t, but I will wonder what’s wrong with you… ;)) Enjoy!] ****** Many people think it’s impossible for a family to […]

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9 Things I No Longer Do With My Money

March 20, 2017
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9 years ago I blogged about how people who like to “split the check” aren’t my friends anymore. I had totally forgotten about it, but the memories flooded back when I received the following comment on it just this week :) I know it’s not entirely fair. BUT COME ON, it was only 3 bucks dude. After reading your article, it seems like you are […]

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Will New Financial App, Clarity Money, Kill Mint.com?

February 27, 2017
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What’s up money lovers! Got a new financial app to share with ya today for anyone still looking for that holy grail of fintech help ;) It’s called Clarity Money, and my boy who’s on their core team over there literally told me it will become “the app that kills Mint” haha… Pretty bold for only being a month old! But hey – I guess […]

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We Decided to Travel the World. But First, We Made a Serious Budget!

January 13, 2017
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[Yo yo yo! Got another killer guest post for y’all, this time around by my new friend Chris Biggs who decided to call it quits and go travel the world with his beautiful fiancée. If this is their idea of a vacation, I can’t wait to see what they do for their honeymoon!! ;)] ****** After college I had three friends who, all separately, quit […]

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