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The Millionaire [Liar] Next Door

November 19, 2014
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So…. Remember our ol’ pal Anton who we featured here last month for hitting a million dollars before 27? And then it went viral on social media and other finance blogs, eventually landing him on the home page of Yahoo! Finance? Yeah, apparently he duped us. While he is a legitimate millionaire, it seems the route he got there was anything but “self-made.” Here’s what […]

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That Time I Got in (Another) Car Accident… And Other Money Musings.

June 13, 2014
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Remember how last year around this time I hit a car that jumped out in front of me? And my car was considered “totaled?” But I took the money and ran (was other driver’s fault) and then two months later I backed into another car? Because I slammed on reverse instead of forward? Those were the days… And now, we add yet another car accident […]

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What happens when you think about money too much…

April 9, 2014
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You get a call from a friend saying they owe “bad people” $8,500 And if they don’t get it by the end of the day, “bad stuff” will happen to them So they ask if they can borrow the money from you because they’re broke Only you don’t trust you’ll get it back, so you offer a different alternative instead Which is that you’ll sell […]

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It’s 5 am – Do You Know Where Your Credit Card Info Is?

March 19, 2014
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For the second dang time in the same dang month, I’ll have to update my freakin’ dang credit card info across all the sites it’s freakin’ attached to. If you ever want to annoy the piss out of yourself, throw your card out the window right now and then request a new one :) We’ll commiserate together! But, luckily all this bitching comes with a […]

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“I Need Money Bad, But I Don’t Want a Roommate. Also, Can I Buy These Lottery Tickets?”

February 11, 2014
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That’s a conversation I ran into this morning at our 7-11. While, randomly enough, turning in some of my own lottery tickets! Hah! (I received some as stocking stuffer gifts this Christmas (love that!) and won a whopping $8.00 :)) Let me set the scene for you: The person who spouted this was a male Probably in his 50’s, maybe even 60’s He was a […]

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$47,150.29 – The Total Spent on Our House Last Year

January 22, 2014
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I write today’s post with both disgust, and relief. Disgust because we shelled out over forty-seven THOUSAND freakin’ dollars on our house last year (!!!), but a sweet relief that we’re finally out of that dang place and onto greener pastures… as well as getting all those renos out of the way too. But it still stings looking at the numbers no matter how you […]

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It’s My Birthday and I Can Not Budget if I Don’t Want To (?)

December 26, 2013
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AKA the day where I walk around shops with birthday money to burn, but always come home empty because the *idea* of being able to splurge on anything I want makes me happier than the stuff itself ;) As in: It’s the best feeling in the world. Because it’s someone else’s money. And those someone elses want you to have fun with it! With your […]

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13 Ways to Scare off Your Money [in Gifs]

December 13, 2013

Happy Friday the 13th, gents! In honor of this magically spooky day, I thought I’d share with you what’s REALLY scary in this world today! It ain’t no black cats or weirdos with chainsaws either… I present to you: 13 Scary Things People Are Doing With Their Money! #1) They spend more than they make. #2) They put the rest on credit cards. #3) They […]

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“So, I’m hiding something from my husband….”

November 18, 2013
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Okay, so my wife has been reading all these baby message boards lately, and usually nothing exciting is ever going on in there. At least to me – a guy – who hasn’t a clue about the female body and all its twists and turns it goes through to produce such amazing little angels in the end. (Now I’m a *master* of the body BEFORE […]

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A Tipping Incident Gone Wrong…

September 30, 2013
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So I had one of those Seinfeld moments Saturday night when I had to chose between being “socially acceptable” or “that guy.” Kinda like the time when George and a friend decide to split the check down the middle, only to find out they wanted to tip differently than each other and one of them was about to look bad, haha… Only in my case, […]

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Biggest Idiot in The World

September 18, 2013
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Two days ago I backed into a car full-force while trying to move out of my parking space. I had shifted into reverse instead of drive for some dumb reason (we were on a STEEP incline and didn’t need to go back), and I slammed on the gas to quickly get outta there, only to go backwards at the speed of light and right into […]

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Stuff I’d Miss If a Bank Stole My House…

July 26, 2013

Yesterday I came across a headline so ridiculous sounding that I thought it was fake: “Bank Accidentally Steals Woman’s Belongings, Refuses To Make Restitution“. Well, it wasn’t. The short story goes like this: Woman goes on vacation for two weeks and comes back to a ransacked house with new locks on the doors. She calls police and finds out a bank (not her own) repossessed […]

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Girl Selling Virginity for Millions of Dollars.

April 2, 2013
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A little over 3 years ago I blogged about girls selling their virginity for money. (Why do we never hear about guys doing this, btw? ;)) It was one of my more popular and juicier posts back then, and to this day still gets some decent traffic. Which makes it no surprise when I wake up this morning and see this email sitting in my […]

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Internet Will Name Baby For $5,000, Haha…

March 6, 2013
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Just when you thought there were no more ways to make extra money :) I love it… Here’s the article about it on Today.com: Mom defends $5,000 payoff for baby name rights. In a nut shell, a mother-to-be will receive $5,000 for allowing people online to vote for her son’s/daughter’s name – which is somehow backed by sponsors of the contest (I don’t think a […]

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