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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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Net Worth Update: $503,939.92 (Half-A-Million Mark!)

June 3, 2016
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What’s up money lovers! You’re now looking at a half-a-millionaire, woo-woo! We’re going to Disney World, baby!!!! (Haha yeah right, you know how expensive that is?? ;)) I will be popping bottles though, specifically this one here: Ironically it’s the same bottle my wife and I picked up to celebrate the purchase of our first house 9 years ago which to this day has never […]

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How We Went From a House to a Travel Trailer

June 1, 2016
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[Hey guys! Got a cool story for ya today by my man Vita Valka – a 35 year old freelance web designer from the Czech Republic who convinced his family to switch from a house to a travel trailer after getting tired of their debt. With kids (!!), and while still working on the road! If you ever wondered what that word “digital nomad” meant, […]

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How Money’s Handled Around The World (Fascinating!)

May 30, 2016
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Heyo! Ever wondered how people save money around the world? Or take out loans/mortgages, get credit scores, pay for college, or even invest in retirement? No? Oh, wrong blog sorry… Here you go. For all others, feast your eyes on these financial factoids spanning from Singapore to Denmark, Brazil, Guatemala, Germany, New Zealand, to the oui sexy France! Some of this is awesome, and some […]

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Today I am thankful for ________.

May 27, 2016
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In honor of Memorial Day coming up, I thought we’d reflect on a few things we’re grateful for. And getting the day off can count as one if you’d like :) Take a few seconds and answer the following three questions with money, life, and career in mind: Today I am thankful for _____. Today I am thankful for _____. Today I am thankful for […]

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20 Signs You’re Financially Stable (and 20 Signs You’re Not!)

May 25, 2016
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Stumbled across another cool money test and couldn’t pass it up :) My friend Laurie came up with this for WellKeptWallet.com, and while it looks like it’s two years old now I’m sure enough fun will be had… Especially as I’m pairing it with ANOTHER test too that we once ran on this site (“20 Signs You Need a Financial Makeover“) so I hope you’re […]

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Good Reasons to Quit Something vs Bad Reasons to Quit Something (And Why I’m Retiring from Podcasting)

May 23, 2016
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Oh man, this is a hard one for me to write today… I don’t know exactly how to do it, so let me just come out and say it: I’m quitting our M.O.N.E.Y. podcast :( (Or as I like to put it – “retiring” from the podcast :)) There are many reasons for this which we’ll get to in a moment, but first I wanna […]

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It’s “Be a Millionaire” Day!

May 20, 2016
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Raise your hand if you’re a millionaire? Raise your hand if you’re a wannabe millionaire? Raise your hand if you could care less about how many millions you have? (Stop it, millennials) When I first started this blog, all I cared about was becoming a millionaire. I didn’t know how I was going to do it exactly, or why I even wanted to be one […]

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Unpolished Gems – Part II

May 18, 2016
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What up, what up! Another day, another hour spent clearing out my email drafts again ;) I think I’m up to three now, but fortunately we just passed the halfway mark and are now sitting pretty at 240 down from a whopping 602 – wowzers. Thankfully, just like the first round, there were some salvageable ideas up in there so I thought we’d continue the […]

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