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Saving is Sexy!

Here’s a bunch of articles on saving money below :) And that title up there was the original one for this blog before I realized it was taken! haha… so Budges Are Sexy it is ;)

Challenge Savings Update: $4,738.13

July 29, 2015
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Month #10 locked and loaded! Just two more months to go and our 12 month mission of savings will be complete :) Going by pretty fast too, eh? Gotta put those plans into effect TODAY if you want to see big results later! It all adds up over time! Here’s where our savings account is now after 10 months: Pretty wild… Almost $5,000 banked from […]

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Do You Know Your Lifetime Wealth Ratio?

July 24, 2015
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In case you weren’t aware, this week is the 2nd National my Social Security Week. An event so glorious to money nerds that I can’t believe I almost missed it! ;) I got an email saying to pass it along to all my colleagues, friends and family, so here you are: July 19th through 25th marks the celebration of our second National my Social Security Week. […]

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Another Cool Way to Save $$$ –> Honey

July 8, 2015
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Hey guys! In my continued mission this year to share kick-ass services I come across from blogging, I happily bring you yet another one I think you your wallet is really going to like :) It’s called Honey, and it does this: Honey magically scours the Internet for ANY coupon that is active for the website you’re shopping on. During checkout, just click the Honey […]

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If This Were My Last Post on Money…

July 6, 2015
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I’d want you to know the following: Managing money is so easy once you figure it out. It’s scary and frustrating and all kinds of annoying before hand, but once you “get it” you’re good forever. It’s like riding a bike – you fall down a ton early on, but the more you practice the better you get. You’ll still fall afterwards, but usually only […]

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Secret Savings, Accounts, and Debt – Oh My!

June 29, 2015
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Morning my fiscally sexy peoples! Got forwarded some pretty wild research dug up by the folks at Haven Life recently, and thought we’d break it all down here and spit some truth. Both literally and figuratively – I chopped up the infographic! :) Y’all know my stance on this stuff already (A.G.B.T.T.Y.L.A.M baby! Always Gotta Be Talking To Your Lover About $$$!) but it’s a […]

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Challenge Savings Month #9: $4,485.22

June 17, 2015
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What up, y’all! The Challenge Everything Mission continues! Banking $387.83 more to the pile this month and making our total balance now $4,485.22 after just 9 months… A few months more and we’ll reach our goal of hitting the amount needed to max out an IRA – woo! For barely that much effort too… And another side effect? Less STUFF in our house, and our […]

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Paribus: The App That Gets Your Money Back

May 13, 2015
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You know how you buy stuff, and then 3 seconds later find it somewhere else cheaper? Or you forgot to search for a freakin’ coupon? Or, worse – those tricky companies play the “price drop” game on you fully knowing the best time, and amount, to show you ton their site because they have your entire psychological profile on file? Well, a new service that […]

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6 Reasons Having One Savings Account Can Be Bad

May 11, 2015
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[Please welcome my friend, Chenell, today from Bright Cents. While I typically like keeping my accounts super simplified and streamlined, I gotta admit it’s not the best for goal setting and motivation. I learned this fast when we opened up a new account for our Challenge Everything money and it’s been a total game changer. Take it away, Chenell!] When we talk about savings accounts, […]

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20+ Triggers to Hack Your Life & Money

April 29, 2015
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One year ago I picked up a large, 8 cup, water bottle to help force me to drink more water, and after staring at it day in and day out I’m proud to say I’m still going strong and hydrating my body :) It’s rare stuff like this sticks, but according to my psychology loving friend James Clear, this is the power of “physical triggers.” […]

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