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Tuesday #TRUTH Day in Pictures

October 8, 2013

I’ve been coming across a TON of hilarious, yet true, pics when researching articles for Rockstar Finance, so I thought today I’d do a little less talky, and a little more pictur-y. Minus that last blurb I just did on the new $100 bill coming out ;) We’ll start with my favorite one, courtesy of Punch Debt in The Face: And then this next one […]

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What I learned about money growing up in former USSR

October 3, 2013
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[Guest post by Anton from Dreams Cash True ] I was born in the USSR and am damn proud of it. Don’t get me wrong – I’m not a die-hard communist by any means (I’m running a business here in America, after all :)). I simply respect the country and the people who raised me and am proud of my heritage. The USSR collapsed when […]

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Magical Genie Asks: Would You Gain 25 lbs to Wipe out ALL Your Debt?

August 9, 2013
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YES! Another awesome/crazy/doesn’t-mean-much survey! My fave ;) This time up is Credit Karma (why are they always from credit score places?) who hired a company to research how people feel about their looks vs debt. And the findings are just as interesting as the survey we last posted about on credit scores vs looks. Here’s the biggie from the results: 72% of Americans would rather […]

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How I Fought My Financial Demons of The Past and Won

June 27, 2013
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(Guest post by Natalie of the blog, Debt And The Girl) Do you ever feel like something is hovering over your shoulder? Like something is looming behind you that you cannot explain? I certainly have. It is not a menacing presence but more of a reminder of financial “demons of my past” as I like to call it. (Editor’s Note: Anyone watch Dexter? :)) We […]

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Which Is Harder: Paying off Debt or Saving Money?

May 28, 2013
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Every week I get asked whether someone should pay off their debt first or save instead, and every week I pretty much say the same thing: Go with whichever one makes you feel better. You really can’t go wrong doing either, so – to me – it’s more about what will keep you motivated to get the job done over the nitty gritty details of […]

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You Can Always Switch Where Your Money’s Going.

April 1, 2013
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I’ve been meaning to blog about this for quite some time, and then over the weekend a fellow reader got it out of me in an email exchange :) Which is copied & pasted below for your pleasure/learning/entertainment. Nothing incredibly Earth shattering or anything, but nonetheless something to keep in mind if you’re debating between some serious decisions. Here’s the email that started it: I […]

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4 Debt Lessons From The End of the World

March 28, 2013
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(Guest Post by fellow blogger Ben Edwards, whose new book on debt is free today through Amazon!) Hollywood loves to speculate about how the world as we know it will end. They’ve tried to kill us off with asteroids, aliens, zombies, self-aware computers, natural disasters, and disease. These scenarios definitely make for interesting entertainment, but I’m hoping they’re wrong about all those nasty endings. Although […]

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Bye Bye American Refinance Pie

March 25, 2013
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Remember that awesome refinancing idea I had back in January? (Well, awesome to me but dumb to a portion of you? ;)) Whelp, I’ve finally decided to shoot it down myself for the time being. Oddly enough it was a lot harder to fine someone to loan us $65,000 than I initially thought ;) Haha… But I still very much love the idea! (For those […]

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