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Anyone Can Buy That

July 7, 2014
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For years I’ve lived with a maxim that brings a smile to my face every time I repeat it to myself. Which is approximately 38 times a day. I’ve kept it in long enough, however, and today I release it to the masses. It’s called “Anyone can buy that”, and you remind yourself of it anytime you come across the following situations: When you roll […]

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Physical Triggers

June 25, 2014
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A couple of weekends ago I was at a barbeque and saw a friend lugging around this huge-ass bottle of water. I jokingly asked him why he had brought that from home since he knew there would be plenty of drinks at the party, and he told me he was on a mission to drink 8 cups a day, and that that silly water bottle […]

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Debt Paying Tip: #67: Round Up to The $100th!

June 4, 2014
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[Don't bother looking for debt paying tips #'s 1-66, I make things up like a weirdo] If there’s one thing I hate more than debt, it’s owing someone something. So any chance I have to speed up the process to be utterly, and completely, free of that dirty D – mortgages included! – I’m all for it ;) From crazy schemes of paying off $2,000 […]

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More Tricks to Accomplish Your Goals Faster

April 28, 2014
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A couple of weeks ago we blogged about the power of writing down goals. The response from people was pretty good, but even *better* were some of the other tips and tricks people do to help them reach their goals faster! So rather than keep them buried in the comments for 1/100th of the world to see, I wanted to pimp them out today in […]

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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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How to Tell if You’re Financially Sexy

April 7, 2014
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It’s no secret that everyone here knows budgeting and proper money management is sexy. As I stated in the creation of this blog over 6 awesome years ago, the calculation doesn’t lie: Budgeting = Confidence = Sexy While proven to be correct, however, it’s been brought to my attention that there’s more to being “financially sexy” than just your management skills. According to my dear […]

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I’m Not Normal, I’m in the Military

March 20, 2014
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[The following is an awesome guest article by Kalen from MoneyMiniBlog.com. Who gives us an in-depth look at a career in the military, as well as the finances behind it. Hoo-rah!] You know how military stories usually begin: There I was. [Insert Basic Training Location]. [Insert year]. We’ve all heard it. So why do they always begin with Basic Training? Because it’s… the beginning. And because […]

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What’s Your PF Score?

February 17, 2014
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You know how we’re always so concerned about our Credit Score? The dreaded Mr. Fico who goes up and down and all around, playing with our emotions quicker than an episode of The Bachelor? Well, not to worry anymore… There’s a new score in town, folks. It’s called the “PF” Score, and here’s more from the founder: The new score that I’m proposing is called […]

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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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Marrying Logic with Emotion

December 31, 2013
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That was the subject line of an email I found in my drafts this morning :) Pretty catchy right? I like to rummage through my inbox every now and then when I have a fit of writer’s block, and that line stole my attention right away and got me to open up the rest of the email to see what words I had dropped… And, […]

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