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Some money jokes for impressing people 😂

March 22, 2019
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Been a lot of serious finance talk on the blog this week, so thought we’d liven it up a bit today and pass along some classic jokes :) Starting with a few non-money ones that my wife recently dug up in her emails from a decade ago when I was trying to woo her over, haha…. AND IT WORKED!! So bookmark these bad boys for […]

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Do you make more than your spouse? How is it going for you??

March 21, 2019
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Was looking over our finances yesterday, and realized that for the first time since knowing my wife she’s actually making more money than me! Hubba Hubba! The more she makes, the less I need to! Haha… but also the more household income = the more opportunities for everyone too. So score 1 for the Mrs. ;) And a pretty neat turn around from just a […]

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The World’s Best Banks According to Forbes

March 13, 2019
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Guess who landed the #1 slot on the new “World’s Best Banks” list?? Oh – it’s USAA! Heyo!!! And that’s just not my opinion as it always is, but this time that of a new survey that just dropped by Forbes after interviewing over 40,000 people around the globe. Here’s the background on it: Instead of gauging the balance sheets and P&L statements, as Forbes […]

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Where are you on your path to Financial Independence? Take this test.

March 8, 2019
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Saw this on Twitter and couldn’t pass it up: In a nutshell: After you answer 20 super easy questions, it’ll spit out your rank and roughly where you stand in your journey towards financial freedom right now :) It comes from a newer blogger on the scene, Cashflow Cop (such a good name!), who was inspired by posts from Joel at FI 180 and JD […]

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Advice From a Coffee Mug ☕

March 7, 2019
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If you never thought your mug could change your life, think again ;) From my new favorite reader of the blog, Alyssa: Good morning J! I was looking through the office coffee mugs this morning for the biggest mug available to try to get enough caffeine to get me through the day and I found this gem. Not only does it provide the sweet sweet […]

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Favorite articles from around the web this month ✨

March 1, 2019
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Gooooood morning, beautifuls! What’s new in your world? How’d your February wrap up? Have you started updating your net worth already since it’s the 1st and therefore THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU CAN DO TODAY? Besides getting paid? ;) I’ll be sharing mine shortly as we always do, and it’ll actually mark the 133rd month in a row of doing so, which is quite literally […]

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Obscure financial holidays to mark on your calendar :)

February 28, 2019
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As “America Saves Week” continues on, I was reminded of some other fun holidays we should all be better about celebrating ;) After all, why should Black Friday and Cyber Monday have all the fun??? Inspired by a lively convo with @AdvisingWell: Holidays That Are Actually Good For Your Wallet: 1/10: “Cut Your Energy Costs Day” — A day that encourages people to finally look […]

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A Saver Checklist + Tips!

February 26, 2019
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In celebration of “America Saves Week” (a real thing going on right now!), here’s a checklist to see how prepared or not you are ;) Go down the list and see how many you can check off! Per AmericaSaves.org: (my answers on right) Have a financial plan with savings and debt management goals. ✅ Don’t rely on financial windfalls from gambling or winning the lottery. […]

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Some good resources on the blog to bookmark ⭐

February 20, 2019
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Hey guys! Been a while since I’ve pointed out a bunch of the resources on this blog, so thought I’d drop a quick line today to re-share some of ’em so you know they exist… Especially as it seems no one pays attention to menus and sidebars anymore ;) Hope this helps! Especially for all the newer readers of the blog! ****** Good lists to […]

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New Book (and Giveaway): “Work Optional” by Tanja Hester of OurNextLife.com

February 12, 2019
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What up what up! Another new $$$ book just hit the shelves today! This one’s called “Work Optional: Retire Early the Non-Penny-Pinching Way” and comes way of Tanja Hester of the popular FIRE blog, OurNextLife.com. It’s been getting some mixed reviews, but considering she retired early at 38 and is now living The Good Life, chances are there are some solid tips in it ;) […]

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Which “tendency” are you?

February 6, 2019
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Here’s a fun little quiz to help you get over Hump Day ;) Maybe you’ll learn something about yourself? Hi J$, I’ve been listening to Gretchen Rubin’s audiobook “The Four Tendencies” (are you familiar?) and I’ve been completely obsessed with determining what tendency people are. The framework is fascinating. Basically it breaks everyone down by how they handle expectations internally and externally. Upholder Obliger Questioner […]

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New Book Out (and Giveaway): “Financial Freedom” by Grant Sabatier of MillennialMoney.com

February 5, 2019
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Hey guys! Gotta new book for your edification! It’s called “Financial Freedom: A Proven Path to All the Money You Will Ever Need,” and I have a feeling it’ll be blowing up our space here for quite a bit… It just dropped today (Congrats, Grant!), and here’s a clip about it from the author’s own mouth: “The book is a blueprint for fast-tracking financial independence […]

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My Favorite Finds This Month 💎💎💎

February 1, 2019
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Well that was a fast month!! 31 days into the New Year already! How are those Resolutions coming along?? ;) Still writing my daily blog posts over here – woop woop! Gonna keep on going with it too as it really is a lot more fun (and easier??) than doing it every other day. Feels like I’m in my 20s all over again circa 2008 […]

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4 Ways to File Your Taxes for Free

January 30, 2019
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Morning, hustlers! Anyone already file their taxes and feeling good about it? Yeah, me neither ;) But I have started putting all the paperwork in one neat pile, if that counts for anything?! Haha… The good news though is that there are a handful of *free* places you can file your taxes this year, so before you get into it be sure to check ’em […]

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