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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 ;)

How to Score a Kick-Ass [Cheap] Wardrobe

August 22, 2014
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Okay, so wow. I have a new store crush: Plato’s Closet I’m not sure if you’ve ever heard of them before (their site claims they’re “the fastest growing retail franchise in North America” so people seem to love them!) but regardless I hit one up for the first time in 10 years and damn was I pleasantly surprised. High quality clothes for a fraction of […]

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How I Graduated College With $100k… in Savings

August 18, 2014
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[J$ is recovering from beach week and shall return shortly... While he's away, enjoy this inspirational post by Will Lipovsky of FirstQuarterFinance.com. Proof again that it all adds up! And that you're never too young, or old, to get started...] At age 21 I graduated college with $100,000 sitting in the bank. Scratch that – most of it was invested elsewhere… but you get the […]

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Retiring at 67 Is For Suckers

August 11, 2014
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[Jay's at the beach all week collecting sea shells, so please to enjoy today a riveting article by our good friend Mr. "Good Looking, But Not Quite Sexy, Budgeter." Who you may recall from past articles such as The Rule of 72. Today he shares his epiphanies with retiring, and drops some mad math skills on us all. See if you can follow!] I’m 34 […]

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Car Insurance Challenge Rocked: I Now Pay $20/mo :)

July 30, 2014
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15 Minutes can save you 15% on your car insurance? Pshhhh… Try 47%! Yup, in continuation of our Challenge Everything mantra, I am now officially saving money on our car insurance now too :) Now dropping my already low premium of $39.54/mo down to $20.99/mo with USAA. For literally making a 15 minute phone call. (Actually a 14 mins and 59 seconds call to be […]

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“Cash In a Box” – My SNL Parody Debut

July 23, 2014
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Just call me the next Justin Timberlake, baby! Or, rather, just never call me again, haha… What you’re about to watch is really really bad – I’m not kidding. And I’m not talking about just the ghetto quality either. I wouldn’t be surprised if your computer screens cracked mid-way through watching ;) But when I heard there was a contest to win $1,000 for just […]

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How I’m Saving $100/mo on Our Cell Bill!

July 14, 2014
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You know those questions where people ask you if you could only take one thing to a desert island, what would it be? Well, for me it’s always been my iPhone. The one thing that connects me to the world which I could never live without (*ahem* #firstworldproblems). But lately, you see, I’ve had an epiphany and realized that it’s not the iPhone per se […]

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Anyone Can Buy That

July 7, 2014
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For years I’ve lived with a maxim that brings a smile to my face every time I repeat it to myself. Which is approximately 38 times a day. I’ve kept it in long enough, however, and today I release it to the masses. It’s called “Anyone can buy that”, and you remind yourself of it anytime you come across the following situations: When you roll […]

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Physical Triggers

June 25, 2014
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A couple of weekends ago I was at a barbeque and saw a friend lugging around this huge-ass bottle of water. I jokingly asked him why he had brought that from home since he knew there would be plenty of drinks at the party, and he told me he was on a mission to drink 8 cups a day, and that that silly water bottle […]

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