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Sometimes I Just Don’t Care.

June 24, 2015
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Sometimes I just don’t care about money. Or about career, hustling, blogging, early retirement, investing, saving or anything else we talk about here on this blog. And on these days it’s very, very, hard for me to sit down and write to you about it. So today I’m not. Instead, I’m going to tell you what I do on days like this. And that is: […]

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Take a Spin on the Wealthometer!

June 22, 2015
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I got this email from a friend, so of course I had to check it out  :) There’s no real point in comparing your own wealth to someone else’s, but of course it’s a fun way to waste a few minutes on a Monday :) And who knows – maybe you’ll get a boost of confidence from it? We’re usually a lot more well off […]

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The Things That Last Forever

June 19, 2015
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A couple months ago we talked about how debt is not forever if you don’t want it to be (but act now – supplies are limited!), and that when you’re in this phase of deep do-do to remember just that: it’s a phase. And another, hopefully better one, is right around the corner. But something else that’s always around the corner are those things in […]

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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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Smart401k: A Service That Better Helps You Invest Your 401(k) Money

June 15, 2015
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Hey guys! Came across a new tool I think some of y’all will like :) You know when your HR department gives you a list of funds to choose from for your 401(k) (or 403(b), TSP, 457, etc), but you never know what to invest in? Or how much or what %? This service I just came across will tell you what to do based […]

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LaBeouf, Reality Shows, and The First Ever Credit Card

June 12, 2015
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“If you want to be broke, do broke people stuff. If you want to be rich, do rich people stuff.” – Chris Peach Gooooooood morning my fiscally conscious friends! How’s your money saving, investing, clearing away debts this week? Anyone kill any credit cards or student loans? We had a major weight lifted off our shoulders this week when we found out our tenants are […]

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Financial Domination: a Fetish My Wallet Opts Out Of!

June 10, 2015
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It’s funny to go from writing about my mother to financial fetishes, but I couldn’t help pass this one up. (Hope you’re not reading anymore, mom!) Did you know there was something out there called Financial Domination?? I didn’t, until this guy emailed me about it and I almost spit out my coffee. Here’s what he wrote: I notice that you’ve previously featured x-rated jobs […]

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Interview w/ My Mom Who Just Found Out She Can Retire Anytime She Wants :)

June 8, 2015
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My Mom: “We just met with our financial planner and she says we can retire whenever we want.” Me: “What??? Seriously? Are you going to do it?” My Mom: “I think so! I’m tired of working.” Me: “Can I interview you for my blog? This is awesome.” My Mom: “I’d love to be famous!” That’s how a chat went down with my mother recently :) […]

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What’s Your Financial Personality? [Quiz]

June 5, 2015
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We’re gonna take a break from the weekly roundups today and do something else fun instead. A FINANCIAL PERSONALITY QUIZ – woo! (You know you nerds love ’em ;)) This one’s brought to us by the guys over at Payoff.com, and it’ll literally take you about 30-40 seconds to run through (though you do have to give your email at the end to get your […]

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