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 Do You Get Comfortable Investing Your Savings?

August 24, 2016
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Are you really good at saving, but not so much investing? If so, you’re not alone :) Meet Dave – our new friend who asked for some help in this area, and to whom I shot some thoughts over. Putting this out there for anyone else it may help too! Here’s what Dave sent in: I am new to your podcast and hear you guys […]

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11 Awesome Money Ideas

August 17, 2016
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‘Sup money lovers? My “awesome ideas” folder is piling up over here,  so I thought I’d release some of them on you today to help turbocharge your goals ;) All these come from emails and comments that YOU ALL have sent over the months, so big thanks for dumping out your smarts on us! It all helps! See if any of these ideas stick with […]

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What’s Harder: Saving Money or Paying off Debt?

August 12, 2016
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I asked some friends the other day what was harder – paying off debt or saving – and here were the results after 144 people responded: (Love twitter polls!) 39% thought saving was the hardest, and paying off debt clocking in at 33% – six percentage points lower. But on the plus side, it means 72% of you find “being awesome” comes easy! And this […]

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What a Million Dollars Looks Like

August 8, 2016
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People say a million dollars “isn’t much” anymore. You know, because of inflation, how expensive lifestyles have gotten, how it’s not enough to retire on, blah blah blah… Well, here is what one million dollars looks like. You tell me if it’s a lot :) $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

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Ibotta Savings & The Best Days to Buy Stuff!

July 27, 2016
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Have any of you tried the Ibotta savings app before? Does it save you a lot of money? I’ve heard about it approximately 37 times over the past few years from friends of this site and other $$ bloggers (always sounded spammy to me?), but stopped for the first time this morning to finally see what the fuss is about… So far looks pretty cool […]

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How To Make Nutritious Meals for $1 – $2/Day Per Person

July 22, 2016
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Happy Friday y’all! Had a blast from the past when this AWESOME comment popped up, and thought it was helpful to share in case anyone else is struggling with keeping their food costs down :) If you were around last year, you might remember a post we shared on how my friend Dan budgets for his family of 8 (2 parents and 6 kids!!), and […]

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10 Months Without Cable! Still Alive!

June 29, 2016
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What’s up, my people! If I haven’t scared you away yet from that Lexus news, you’ll be happy to know that there is some saving actually going down here ;) And as much as I never thought I’d say it, it’s coming from cutting cable! Egads! But I gotta admit – I’m a convert. I won’t try and convince anyone else to do it as […]

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The 7 Most Mind-Blowing Ways to Save Money E-V-E-R

June 6, 2016
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I don’t know about you, but I’ve come across a ton of great tips around the internet lately and I just had to tell you about them because they’re so NEW and AMAZING!! These should be taken super seriously* no matter who you are or what your goals are, as everyone knows money** comes first. Here we go… the best tips ever if you even […]

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The ABCs of Finance

May 13, 2016
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Always be saving Budgeting = confidence = sexy! Cut out the crap and focus on what’s important Destroy your debt, be happy Early retirement is possible Forget what everyone else is doing – focus on YOU Get yourself a hustle! Honor your money – spend with purpose Invest as early as possible Join others for accountability Karate chop your bills and bank the difference! Life […]

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“I’m gonna live the life I want to live and nobody’s gonna stop me.”

April 27, 2016
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I heard you could use some mid-week motivation? :) Check out these notes from three different people who’ve stopped by this blog recently to share their progress and stories. Just further proof we all have it in us to rock this stuff if we really care enough to make it happen! And it doesn’t matter where you’re starting out either, so long as you actually […]

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It’s True: You Could Hire Someone to Pay Your Bills and Save Money For You

April 25, 2016
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If you ever wanted to throw in the towel and hand over your money to someone else to manage, there’s a group of people who will do this for you. They’re called Daily Money Managers, and they typically cater to the elderly, the wealthy, those who are too busy/too lazy, or pretty much any mixture there of. And the reason I know this is because […]

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How Angelina Jolie Budgets (It’s Good!)

April 1, 2016
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(And no – this is not an April Fool’s joke… though now I wish I would have come up with something more fun to trick you all on :)) As I was going through some rabbit holes online yesterday, I came across this gem by the one and only Angelina Jolie and my pants jaw just about dropped to the floor. “Save one-third, live on […]

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6 Hot Money Events (and Challenges!) Coming Up

March 25, 2016
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Yo yo yo! Been coming across a ton of cool freakin’ events & courses going on in our money world, and thought you’d want to hear about them. (And hopefully participate!) They span all kinds of areas from killing debt, amassing savings, leveling up your biz/hustle, a financial road trip!, and my own personal favorite – a new $$$ book club on the scene :) […]

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“I Used to Be an Anti-Money Anarchist”

March 23, 2016
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Okay guys, got a fun one for you today :) I don’t even know what to make of it all to be honest with you, but I loved reading every second of this and thought you guys might too. It’s an email shot over by a listener of our new podcast – M.O.N.E.Y. – and I find it all kinds of fascinating. Probably because it […]

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