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Why I Use Personal Capital Almost Every Single Day [A Real Life Review]

February 23, 2015
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[Hey guys! So I've been trying to get y'all a personal review of Personal Capital for ages 'cuz they're bad ass, but after finding out one of my friends lives and breathes by them almost daily, I thought you'd get a much better picture of how awesome they are from him. And considering he recently retired early at the ripe age of 33, he's obviously doing […]

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My New Shopping Ban + a J. Money in Your Pocket!

February 20, 2015
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What up, Hustle Nation! Another day another dollar earned/saved/invested/paid off in debt, right? :) It’s been one heck of a week over here on the budgetsaresexy side, from having my 7 things learned over 7 years post picked up by Lifehacker, USAA, and then Business Insider (!!), all the way to realizing I won’t be able to retire for another 20 years at this rate, […]

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The Early Retirement / Financial Freedom Spreadsheet!

February 18, 2015
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After being inspired by Jeremy’s early retirement story, I decided to sit down and calculate once and for all how long it would take for us to retire early as well. (And by retire early, I really mean “be financially independent” – ie not needing money anymore to survive whether you still want to work or not. In a way I feel like I’m already […]

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Digit Savings – One Month Later

February 11, 2015
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A little over a month ago I raved about a new company on the scene that promises to save you money without lifting a finger. It was called Digit, and I got hooked as fast as I did after my first sip of beer. (Actually, that’s a lie – beer tastes like CRAP the first time you drink it! I was hooked after… I downed […]

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A Great Way to Cash In Your Unused Gift Cards [+ $100 Giveaway!]

February 6, 2015
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Happy Friday :) If you logged onto this site this morning wishing for a place to sell your unwanted gift cards and to be entered to win two $50 cards you’ll actually love, then your wish has come true! And you should go and play the lottery next! I got a note from my new friends over at GiftCardRescue.com asking to pass on the word about […]

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A Creative Way to Invest (+ My First Dividend Portfolio!)

January 26, 2015
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Morning hustlers :) So one of my goals for this blog in 2015 is to try out a lot more financial products out there and then report back to y’all  if I find they’re kosher. I tend to stay within my nice comfy bubble of companies and services I love, but the problem with that of course is I never learn anything new. And worse, […]

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Digit: The Easiest Way to Save Money? Ever?

January 7, 2015
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If you suck at saving money and/or are just plain lazy, you’re going to love this new service out there called Digit. A friend of mine texted me about it last week and I’ve been obsessed with it ever since – constantly refreshing my screen to see how much I’ve saved since signing up so far (scroll down and you’ll see ;)). In fact, I […]

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Our Most Popular Articles of 2014

December 31, 2014
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Happy New Years Eve y’all! Before you get sloshed out there and party into the wee hours, I thought I’d give you an opportunity to fill your brains one last time this year with some fiscal sex-savvy-ness (real word, look it up). And everyone knows it ain’t a party without a financial nerd in the house, so soak these up and then get out there […]

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Christmas Gifts Worth Re-Gifting!

December 29, 2014
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Hidey ho frugal neighbors – welcome to Christmas hangover! But not to fret just yet – let’s talk about ALL THE PRESENTS WE JUST GOT – WOO!!! And more specifically, those presents that were so financially sexy that you can’t help but to gift forward yourself next year. Re-gifting the perfect gift ideas! See what we did there? ;) We’ll start with my wife’s favorite […]

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The Official List of Allowed Purchases This Black Friday

November 26, 2014
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Every year around this time I put on my clever hat and try to have some fun with Black Friday… This has produced a multitude of award winning articles such as “How I feel about Black Friday in Animated Gifs“, “7 Things I’d rather do than shop on Black Friday,” and my personal favorite, “10 ways Black Friday is like sex.’ (I swear, I deserve […]

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