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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 ;)

Even Experts Need Help With Money

November 17, 2014
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I got a really interesting/confusing email the other day that initially through me for a loop. It was from my friend B. and went something like this: “Hey Jay! Do you still do money coaching? I need some help getting my finances in order and thought maybe you get me back on track. Lemme know.” Nothing too out of the blue, right? Plenty of people […]

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Challenge Savings Account Update: $406.60

November 5, 2014
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Already onto month #2 with these Challenge Savings! How fast is time going, eh? Yet another reason to start whatever it is  you really want to be doing TODAY as we’ll just be back here again in another 30 days before you know it… Remember that old Chinese proverb? The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is […]

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The “Challenge” Savings Account Total: Month #1

October 20, 2014
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Yo. What’s good y’all? Get into anything juicy over the weekend? We hit up a fair yesterday where Baby Penny and I both slid down the tallest slide we’ve ever seen in our lives. And I won’t tell you which of us was the most frightened ;) But let’s get down to business, shall we… Last we checked on our expense shredding mission (aka Challenge […]

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Challenge #3 Complete: Saving $50/mo on Cable!

September 29, 2014
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[This is part 3 of our 3-part series on how to save money with your cable, phone, and internet bills (while also FAILING at the same time). You can find part #1 here and part #2 here.] So I totally forgot to share the results with y’all last month on our cable bill stuff. Truth be told, I got all TV hacking tired out so […]

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Would You Have Done It?

September 26, 2014
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Happy Friday, y’all! You ready to make that cash today? You still rockin’ The Craigslist Rule with me? I’m excited to say I’ve sold my very first item from our house this week (I went w/ the backpack) and now the proud owner of a whopping $12 bucks! Haha… Watch out everybody, I’m stealing all your monies! As sexy as all that may sound, however, the […]

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How to Be Invincible

September 22, 2014
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[Yours truly is still hungover gathering his marbles from this weekend's financial nerdfest, so please enjoy a great article today by my blogging friend Matt Becker of Mom and Dad Money. And by "killer," I mean the opposite of that since, ahem, this post is all about being invincible. Take it away, Matt!] How would you like to be invincible? Okay, maybe not truly invincible […]

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“I Sock Away a Minimum of $6,000 a Year From Change”

September 17, 2014
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Remember my announcement last week of our new Challenge Everything Savings account? Well, this is proof right here of how POWERFUL this idea can be if you really apply yourself. And it doesn’t require any major change to your normal routine either! [In fact, this $6k doesn't even include any expense savings money which is the core of what we'll be personally stashing ourselves. Meaning […]

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The New “Challenge Everything” Savings Account!

September 8, 2014
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It’s funny that out of all the days to open a new account I choose today – right after my thesis on condensing bank accounts – but I’ve stumbled onto a great way to kick this “challenge everything” mission into higher gear, and I think the benefits will far out shadow the rule break :) If you recall, one of the main areas we’ve been […]

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