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How a Spreadsheet Changed My Life

July 11, 2016
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[Hey guys! Out at the beach this week, but as promised I’ve got a handful of killer guest articles for you starting with this one – on how a reader completely changed his finances around by building out an impressive spreadsheet! He drops screenshots of it, as well as descriptions of what each of the twelve tabs do (yes, 12!!) and it’s all pretty amazing […]

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How We Went From a House to a Travel Trailer

June 1, 2016
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[Hey guys! Got a cool story for ya today by my man Vita Valka – a 35 year old freelance web designer from the Czech Republic who convinced his family to switch from a house to a travel trailer after getting tired of their debt. With kids (!!), and while still working on the road! If you ever wondered what that word “digital nomad” meant, […]

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How Money’s Handled Around The World (Fascinating!)

May 30, 2016
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Heyo! Ever wondered how people save money around the world? Or take out loans/mortgages, get credit scores, pay for college, or even invest in retirement? No? Oh, wrong blog sorry… Here you go. For all others, feast your eyes on these financial factoids spanning from Singapore to Denmark, Brazil, Guatemala, Germany, New Zealand, to the oui sexy France! Some of this is awesome, and some […]

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Can Your Cell Phone Tell How Good You Are With Money?

April 29, 2016
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This is an interesting topic I keep stumbling across lately :) Tons of new research is coming out on how to gauge the creditworthiness of people who don’t have credit scores or any other type of financial history – or even bank accounts for that matter (think, underprivileged countries) – however they all do have one major thing in common – smart phones. So a […]

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PTSD For Money?

April 20, 2016
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Caught a fascinating email this morning on financial stress just released by Payoff.com. In a nutshell, their research finds that nearly 1 in 4 Americans, and 1 in 3 millennials, suffer from PTSD-like symptoms caused from financially-induced stress. Something they’re labeling as “Acute Financial Stress” or “AFS“. Here’s what that means in the real world (taken from their press release): People suffering from this condition […]

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That Time I Borrowed $14,000… Then Gave it Right Back

March 30, 2016
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For those of you on pins and needles just waiting for an update on that $14,000 Mom & Dad Loan dilemma, (you know who you 3 are), wait no longer… I took it! And then I turned around and gave it right back! Haha… Truth be told, this was one of the hardest decisions I’ve had to make in quite some time, and after two […]

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6 Hot Money Events (and Challenges!) Coming Up

March 25, 2016
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Yo yo yo! Been coming across a ton of cool freakin’ events & courses going on in our money world, and thought you’d want to hear about them. (And hopefully participate!) They span all kinds of areas from killing debt, amassing savings, leveling up your biz/hustle, a financial road trip!, and my own personal favorite – a new $$$ book club on the scene :) […]

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Giving Away $500 to Help Pay off Your Student Loans!

March 21, 2016
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What up, debt slayers! It’s a great day to be on this blog if you’re holding any student loans right now :) We’re partnering with my friends over at StudentLoanHero.com and gonna help one of y’all kill off a solid $500 of that nasty debt of yours! And hopefully help the rest of you by sharing a little about what SLH does for people too, […]

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29 Quick Money Tricks

March 7, 2016
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“Simply making decisions, one after another, can be a form of art.” – John Gruber So the other day I was feeling bored and pretty unproductive, and rather than waste even more of my time I decided to shoot a note to my online friends and see if I could learn something new. What they came back with was pretty juicy, so I thought I’d turn it into a blog […]

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