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Net Worth Nightmare: $437,562.07 (-$51,405.74)

February 3, 2016
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Well that’s a new milestone! $50,000 drop in one month – the biggest on the books since recording these 8 years ago. Egads! What will we ever do???! Answer: Keep doing what we’re doing and not get phased ;) It definitely sucks on paper and looks like a complete $hit show if this is the very first time you’re seeing me present one of these […]

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Working For Money vs. Money Working For You

November 20, 2015
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You know how people say that you should always have your money working for you rather than you working for your money? I.e. passive income? Here’s what that means in the real world :) When I was a kid I’d spend one hour mowing a lawn and earn $10 When I was a teen I’d spend all weekend at a restaurant to earn $50 When […]

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How We Saved $1 Million Dollars and Became Financial Independent at 30

November 9, 2015
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[Welcome special guests Amanda and Travis today! The team behind Freedom With Bruno, one of my new favorite blogs on early retirement. I asked them to share their story with us, and here it is! I hope it motivates you!!] Hi everyone! We’re a young couple in our early thirties and we just saved up $1,000,000, quit our jobs, and began our journey of financial […]

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Warren Buffett Would Be Proud

October 23, 2015
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You know what’s fun? Reading a newspaper again. I randomly picked up a Wall Street Journal yesterday and immediately locked eyes on an article about Warren Buffett and all his financial wizardry. Or rather, the wizardry of all those people who realized he was onto something back in the 60’s and scooped up his stock for a whopping $40!! Can you imagine?? It’s currently trading […]

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11 Tips From My New Millionaire Friend

October 14, 2015
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I don’t know what y’all are drinking these days, but you’re dropping off some mighty fine nuggets around this blog lately! And I’m loving it! I think you need to merge together and come up with your own financial blog or something, haha… But for now, you sit there and read this gem my new friend Mark posted and you enjoy it :) He was […]

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New Net Worth: $468,391.43 (Down $23,000. Ouch?)

September 2, 2015
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Well that was a fun month :) Actually, this clocks in as the 2nd largest drop of net worth since tracking it over these 7 years (the first was a $40k kick to the gut back in June of ’13), and sets us back to January’s numbers when we were at $462,741.66, sigh… But as many of you financial rock stars know, none of this […]

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Get These Questions Right and Win The Game of Money

August 24, 2015
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Morning hustlers! You ready for a new week? A new chance to improve your finances? How about your mind at the same time? :) Came across another money test on the internets, and according to The Motley Fool if you don’t answer these questions right you’re financially illiterate (d’oh). Here are the 5 questions below, along with my own answers and then followed by theirs. […]

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My 6 Favorite Financial Companies This Year (Saving me a Total of $1,659.17 so Far!)

August 17, 2015
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Earlier in the year I set out to be a better financial blogger and pay attention to all the new technology coming onto the scene. We constantly get barraged with the latest “greatest” super-fantastico-will-change-your-life-OMG-TRY-US! type press releases, but I typically hit “delete” and move on my lazy way thinking “they’re not for me.” As if I have all the answers and couldn’t be bothered (hah). […]

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What Should I Do With My $200,000 Inheritance?

August 12, 2015
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Got one of those emails recently that you kinda wish happened to you, but also kinda don’t :) A reader has the fortunate problem of figuring out what to do with an extra $200,000 that came his way, and he was hoping to get some insight around it. I told him my answer would be pretty boring, so better that I share with everyone here […]

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