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The 15 Minute Trick to Getting Stuff Done

March 23, 2015
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There’s a beautiful line in the movie We Bought A Zoo that goes like this: You know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will come of it. I’ve watched a lot of movies in my lifetime (and many featuring Matt Damon – I blame my wife!), but […]

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40+ Financial Acronyms – Which Are You?

March 20, 2015
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I got a good laugh the other day when a friend of mine shot me the following article that was too easy to click (thanks Trinnie!): Here is your dumb new acronym for moneyed millennials: HENRYs If you resisted checking it out right now, a HENRY is someone who’s “High Earning, Not Rich Yet.” I.E. a good problem to have. Unless you’re not rich yet […]

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Rounding Up Change + Investing It = Acorns App!

March 18, 2015
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What up money moguls! Got a new company to share with y’all today, and it’s giving my Digit a run for its money ;) It’s called Acorns, and it’s an app that rounds up your transactions to the nearest $1.00 and drops your spare change into investments. It’s all automatic, and it’s all awesome! (And yes, if this sounds familiar it’s quite similar to Bank […]

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Are You a Chronic Underearner?

March 13, 2015
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Hey guys! Got an interesting email this morning from a new reader of the site: “Hello J. Money – My name is Zack* and I am a chronic Under Earner. I am using a 12 step Recovery program to learn to value myself, my time and money. Regards.” I couldn’t tell if he was being serious or not, haha, but I thought it was pretty […]

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Experiment Updates: Challenge $$$, Digit, Shopping Ban!

March 11, 2015
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So it seems I have approximately a kajillion experiments/challenges/habits going on right now, so rather than spam you with a dozen new “update” posts this week, I thought we’d condense them all into one sexy one here so you continue to learn and love me :) (You do love me right?? No? Whyyyyyyyyy????) And keep in mind that’s really the reason for me sharing this […]

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When was the last time you checked your Credit Score?

March 9, 2015
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Up until today, it was 1 year and 10 months for me. But then I logged into USAA as I usually do most mornings (a habit any true $$ nerd would enjoy), and I was met out of the blue with this: Woah!!! A free credit score just for me???  Is mine really 821?? Who? What? Where? When? (If you’re wondering – yes, we do […]

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Are You a Rich Bitch? [New Book + Giveaway]

March 6, 2015
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If you’re offended by the word “bitch,” I highly suggest averting your eyes right now and finding something better in my archives :) But for once, using naughty words is out of my control – it’s in the title of a new (feisty) financial book out! “Rich Bitch” by Nicole Lapin I first came across Nicole on Twitter when we randomly started chatting about money, […]

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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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