11 Credit Myths (and Some Tricks I’ve Used to Increase My Score)

September 23, 2015
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Good morning friends! If you think credit is sexy, you’re gonna love today’s post. And if you don’t, well, you’re going to be convinced by the end of it ;) And hopefully learn how to increase your credit score too since the better it gets, the less you pay over time! Which can literally save you thousands! We’ll start with a handful of myths that […]

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How I Paid off $46,500 of Student Loans in 2 years

July 13, 2015

[Please welcome fellow blogger, Even Steven, to the site to tell ya all about how to pay off student loans while I’m out on vacation :) I got a note from him before I left that he just paid off his entire student loan debt (woo!) and he wanted to announce it here on this blog and share how he did it. I hope this […]

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Secret Savings, Accounts, and Debt – Oh My!

June 29, 2015

Morning my fiscally sexy peoples! Got forwarded some pretty wild research dug up by the folks at Haven Life recently, and thought we’d break it all down here and spit some truth. Both literally and figuratively – I chopped up the infographic! :) Y’all know my stance on this stuff already (A.G.B.T.T.Y.L.A.M baby! Always Gotta Be Talking To Your Lover About $$$!) but it’s a […]

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Take a Spin on the Wealthometer!

June 22, 2015

I got this email from a friend, so of course I had to check it out  :) There’s no real point in comparing your own wealth to someone else’s, but of course it’s a fun way to waste a few minutes on a Monday :) And who knows – maybe you’ll get a boost of confidence from it? We’re usually a lot more well off […]

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My Answer to All Financial Debates

March 4, 2015

“What should I do – invest or pay off my mortgage?” “What’s better – paying off debt or building up savings?” “Who’s sexier – you or Brittany Spears?” My answer to these questions are always the same: Whichever excites you the most. (Except for the Britney Spears one, she wins all comparisons as I have a soft spot for her ;)) Yes there’s a financially “correct” […]

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As Seen on TV! The “Debt is Not Forever” Solution!

January 30, 2015

Up to your eyeballs in debt? Hate your credit cards? Stressed from all those nasty collection calls? Worry no more, friends… Introducing: The “Debt Is Not Forever” Affirmation! The most powerful solution in killing your dream killers and fighting your debt fights who fight you on debt while killing your dreams! (What?).  No more tossing and turning at night when you’ve got Debt is Not […]

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Even Experts Need Help With Money

November 17, 2014

I got a really interesting/confusing email the other day that initially through me for a loop. It was from my friend B. and went something like this: “Hey Jay! Do you still do money coaching? I need some help getting my finances in order and thought maybe you get me back on track. Lemme know.” Nothing too out of the blue, right? Plenty of people […]

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10 Habits That Made Me a Millionaire at 27

October 27, 2014

[Happy Monday guys :) Thought we’d start it off right this week with a pretty kick-ass article from my old friend Anton. Last time he shared with us his money lessons from growing up in the former USSR, and now – a year later – he’s officially a millionaire and shares how he achieved this. How many of these habits are you currently doing?] ************ […]

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The 15 Questions of Debtors Anonymous

August 6, 2014
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I bet you didn’t know there was a Debtors Anonymous, huh? :) Indeed there is though, and it sounds like an awesome resource. Here’s a brief bio from their website ( “Debtors Anonymous offers hope for people whose use of unsecured debt causes problems and suffering in their lives and the lives of others… For many it is a false crutch that feeds fantasy and […]

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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

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

[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

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

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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