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Something ALL stores should do!

February 20, 2020
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Guys!! Just found out that my favorite local bookstore will accept ANY gift card from ANY place in lieu of cash, so long as it’s active and they can verify how much is on it! How incredible is that?? I even asked if they’d take my 5 year old Red Lobster card that I’ll never ever (ever!) use, and they said yup! Hand it on […]

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Could you spend Bill Gates’ money?

February 18, 2020
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My friend Nate just passed me this site and told me good luck getting off it ;) Passing over the gift to you now, lol… https://neal.fun/ (From a guy, Neal, who likes building random things online and helping you waste time an eensy weensy bit more productively ;)) A few of the simulations on the site you might enjoy: Printing Money — A way to […]

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Happy Library Lovers’ Day!

February 14, 2020
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What up, my Valentines!! If today’s a day you typically can’t stand, you might be pleased to know that it’s shared with another – perhaps even more special – day that’s celebrated as well: “Library Lovers’ Day!” A real day! (says the internet) And what better day to celebrate today amongst us frugal nerds ?! :) So before giving the finger to all those giddy […]

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Some $$$ Jokes to Cheer Up Your Wallet!

February 12, 2020
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Heard some of your wallets might be feeling a bit down lately? Here are some fun little ditties you might want to pass over to help perk them back up a bit ;) Helps with mine every time 👍 ****** Did you hear about the man who swallowed a coin? There’s no change yet. ****** My landlord says he needs to come talk to me […]

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Love your 401(k)? Enter this competition to win $1,000!

January 29, 2020
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Just got this press release in my inbox and almost peed my pants: Applications are now open for the second annual 401(k) Champion Award, the only award of its kind given to individuals who demonstrate the importance of retirement saving. Three $1,000 prizes will be awarded to 401(k) participants who complete an application and essay about their 401(k) experiences by Feb. 14. $1,000 cash!! For […]

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A Financial PowerPoint Presentation That Screams “I Love You!”

January 8, 2020
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Remember our guy last year who put together a 19 slide PowerPoint presentation to woo the socks off his beautiful wife? Well he’s at it again this year! And upped the game by adding an additional 15 slides for good measure ;) If I didn’t know better I’d say he’s just out to grab another Husband of The Year nod, but going through these slides […]

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Product of The Month –> Debit Card Sleeves with Ledger!

January 6, 2020
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I know the month’s only got started, but I’m calling it now – this is The Product of The Month! Debit/credit card sleeves that come with mini ledgers! So you can track stuff on the go!! Love this $hit, haha… And if that’s not exciting on its own, check out the price: $2.75 WITH FREE SHIPPING!! Got turned on to these by Dan B. and […]

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8 Money Challenges For The New Year!

December 27, 2019
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Morning!! Christmas treat you alright this year? :) Did you do good and NOT think about money at all throughout it? Either way – time to get back to business and up our game in the New Year! To help with that, here are some of my favorite Money Challenges to consider as you’re making plans and setting up goals… Sometimes making a game out […]

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You may be a money nerd, if…

December 6, 2019
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You may be a money nerd, if… You track 2 different versions of your net worth You fund a college savings account – even though you don’t have any kids yet You own 3x more credit cards than you do shirts, because #TravelHacking You have a calendar item set up to check your credit report annually You go to FinCon every year – even though […]

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Things you can do that rich people do

November 8, 2019
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Might want to bookmark this one for whenever you’re feeling down :) A list of everything you can do whether you’ve got millions in the bank or not: Go on a walk Go on a hike Go out dancing Play some sports Play some games Travel somewhere new Eat somewhere new Make some friends Make some memories Fall in love Fall in bed Do art […]

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Log Cabin Ruth & Her Fantastic Side Hustles 💪💪

October 23, 2019
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Morning! So the other day I randomly stumbled across this old email thread with a reader who was about to pay off her log cabin (that’s right – I said log cabin!!), and now years later I was curious to see if she ended up making it happen ;) I shot her a note, and below are pieces from our original convo back then (April, […]

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Books over Candy this Halloween Season??!

October 18, 2019
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Here’s an idea for you this Halloween season :) Give children *books* during trick or treating instead of candy! An initiative started by BooksForTreats.org because “books feed children’s minds, while candy only feeds their cavities”, haha… All the dentists and librarians in the house stand up! Here’s the origin of it: Books For Treats founder Rebecca Morgan began offering books to her ghouls and goblins […]

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Having a hard time paying off debt? Try a Money Board!!

September 25, 2019
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Here’s a new idea for you today if you’re having a dickens of a time paying off debt… It was dropped on our post the other day on those money notebooks, and as soon as I saw it I immediately had fingasms… (That’s right – I said fingasms!!) For budgeting, I’ve used excel and now YNAB. Pretty boring stuff. But the real magic is in […]

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Limited Edition FIRE Stickers! [Giveaway]

September 11, 2019
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What up, what up!!! Was handed a package of these KILLER new stickers at FinCon this week, and couldn’t help but spread the love even though I know we’ve been doing like a million giveaways here lately, haha… (Are you enjoying them all?? Annoyed already? Rather I switch to passing out cash money???! ;)) They come from the brilliant mind of MilitaryDollar.com, who’s only printed […]

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