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All awesome posts on Investing: IRAs, 401k, retirement, stocks, SEP, ROTHs, you name it.

40+ Ways to Save More Money & Optimize Your Life :)

June 25, 2018
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Hey hey! Welcome back to another week of $$$ lovin’ chat fests! Y’all have fun with all those giveaways last week?? Find some new books and tips to check out? If you weren’t paying attention, don’t worry – I was making notes in the background of all my favorite tips people were sharing, and today we’re going to list them all because there were some […]

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Giveaway Grand Finale! *12* Money Books!

June 22, 2018
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It’s the grand finale of our week-long $$$ book giveaway!! AHHH! Been a lot of work putting all this together, not gonna lie, but man does it feel good knowing they’re all finally going into the world again and helping… And remember you can find most of these books fairly easily at your local library too!! So even if you haven’t won any of them […]

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Giveaway Day #2: Bundle of Investing Books!

June 19, 2018
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Welcome back! Day #2 of our week of book giveaways, and up for grabs this time around is a bunch of great *investing* and financial planning books. But first, let’s announce the winner of yesterday’s personal finance Classics! The lucky winner is… Mark R.! BOOM! Congrats! Although really everyone won by seeing so many great $$$ tips yesterday, eh? ;) Don’t forget to pass these […]

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A Handful of Great $$$ Tips From Readers!

May 18, 2018
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Time to dump out the ol’ “reader tips” bucket again! I swear I learn more from you guys than anyone else in my life, haha… Y’all are too clever! And it’s also nice to have someone else to blame for once if any of the ideas backfire ;) Daddy needs a break every now and then! Enjoy these great ideas around saving, investing, couponing, gifting, […]

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The Four Pillars of Freedom

May 14, 2018
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I can’t remember if I’ve shared this before, but one of my favorite new’ish money blogs on the scene is a site called FourPillarFreedom.com. This guy’s always getting me to stop and think with his short and concise posts, and the infusion of data visualizations he sneaks in with every other article just sucks me in even further. Here’s one of my favorites to give […]

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“If you can afford the product, you can afford the stock”

May 7, 2018
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Just saw this quote from Mabel @ GirlsOnTheMoney.com and cannot get enough of it!! (Captured by @AllSheSaves from this past Lola Retreat) How true is this??? If you can afford the product, you can afford the stock! You literally have the cash in your hands! But how many of us spend gobs of money buying up clothes or coffees, iPhones, laptops, and basically a million dollars […]

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Net Worth Voyeur Time ($818,204.91 // +$16,000) and Our New Brokerage Account!

May 2, 2018
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Time for ye ol’ net worth updating again! And just like last month, it was a pretty juicy one for us this time around too – only much more fun than making IRA mistakes and playing the bitcoin game ;) For the first time in 15 years, we finally have a traditional brokerage account again! WOO!! And what a difference all those years have made […]

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11 Money Lies To Watch Out For

March 14, 2018
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Mornin’, mornin’! Fellow blogger and $$$ personality, Ramit Sethi, tweeted out a request a few weeks ago, and now that my tiny brain has had time to think about it I’m ready to contribute to the conversation :) He challenged us to come up with some money lies we tell ourselves (or worse – others!), and today we debunk some of them and add in […]

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How a Journal Completely Changed My Finances

March 12, 2018
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[Oh do I have a good story for you guys today!! I hope you like long-form posts, because my man Ryland from TheHiddenGreen.com stops by the blog today to pour his heart out to us… Amazing how much your life can change when you find something that *clicks*! And shockingly, it wasn’t a budget that did it for him ;) Take it away, Ryland!] ******** […]

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Net Worth Voyeur Time: $811,570.54 (-$28,673.45)

March 5, 2018
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Aaaaaand just like that we take a tumble, haha… Our first loss since August of last year, but the first major loss since January of 2016.  In fact, it clocks in at #3 on the Greatest Losses of All Time – a new record! Haha… And probably much needed to put things in better perspective again ;) Here’s a list of the major losses over […]

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A Bunch of Questions on Debt, Investing, and Blogging

February 21, 2018
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What’s up, fiscal friends! Been answering a lot of $$$ questions lately in emails, and thought I’d pass some of them along here in case anyone else is wondering about ’em too… Most of it’s on investing, but there’s also some questions on paying off debt, buying a first home, taking on school loans, tax refunds, and then a smattering on blogging as well. Always […]

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How I Became a Millionaire Working For The Government

February 16, 2018
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[Hey guys! Welcome Rob Andersen from Mustard Seed Money to the site today, who shares his journey to his first million without having any fancy jobs or skills. It might surprise you how he and his wife got to this point (no it won’t), but it’s testament again and again just how attainable it all is so long as you put in the time and […]

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Is It Ever Okay To Lie To Your Spouse About Money?

February 9, 2018
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[Hey guys! Another Friday, another great post by a fine blogger out there! Up today is nomad friend of mine, Laura Grace Tarpley, who blogs about travel hacking over at LetsGoTarpley.com and shares her experience lying/not lying to her husband ;) Perhaps you have found yourself in this situation as well over the years? Let us know how you cope with it in the comments!] […]

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Net Worth Update: $840,243.99 (+$37,000)

February 5, 2018
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Happy Net Worth Day! As I was updating our numbers this month, it dawned on me that I have now tracked my net worth every single month for 10 years straight now. TEN YEARS!!! That’s 120 net worth reports in a row – crazy! And in fact, a week from today is actually this blog’s 10 year anniversary too, which is a whole other win […]

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