Insurance

6 Areas of Finance I Hate Dealing With

December 7, 2015
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You might think I love everything about money as a finance blogger, but I wouldn’t bet the house on it as you’d be wrong :) (Though I do know of a house for sale if you end up losing it!) Today I thought I’d share some of the areas I hate just to let you know you’re not alone. It doesn’t mean I don’t pay […]

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It’s Life Insurance Month! Don’t Click Away!

September 9, 2014
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Ah yes… September. The air is cooling, the leaves are coloring, NFL Football is back (way to start the season off right, ‘Skins! #NOT), and most importantly – It’s LIFE INSURANCE AWARENESS MONTH!!! OMG! CGW! (Crowd goes wild) OTM! (over the moon) TGIS! (thank goodness it’s September) I know I know, you waited all year for this month to come and now that it’s here […]

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Car Insurance Challenge Rocked: I Now Pay $20/mo :)

July 30, 2014
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15 Minutes can save you 15% on your car insurance? Pshhhh… Try 47%! Yup, in continuation of our Challenge Everything mantra, I am now officially saving money on our car insurance now too :) Now dropping my already low premium of $39.54/mo down to $20.99/mo with USAA. For literally making a 15 minute phone call. (Actually a 14 mins and 59 seconds call to be […]

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I’ve Got 99 Problems but a *Million Dollar Umbrella Insurance Policy* Ain’t One.

February 10, 2014

I don’t know why I haven’t blogged about this already (oh wait, yes I do – because it’s B-O-R-I-N-G!), but we’ve had this umbrella policy going on about 8 months now. Ever since moving to VA and having about 10 billion + 1 people at the exact same time kept asking if we had any. That’s when I know it’s time to pay attention to […]

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An Interview with You and Your Money

December 11, 2013
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I was poking around a few blogs last night looking for great articles for Rockstar Finance, and I came across this cool one by Adam Hagerman. He was in a “thinky” mode about life and money, and decided to ask himself 11 questions regarding his finances for a little more clarity (or, to better help his blog readers find clarity). As someone who loves answering […]

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This Month’s Hits & Misses

October 18, 2013
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Good morning my sexy little budgeters! I hope y’all have had a killer week and you’re ready to extend the awesomeness into the weekend :) If you’re hitting up FINCON13 with me here in St. Louis, make sure to snag me and say hi! I doubt there’ll be too many people with mohawks and mustaches – but you never know what Mr. Money Mustache is […]

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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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This Week’s Wins & Losses

August 16, 2013
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You know those weeks when people try to steal your money left and right? And you have to be extra on your game to power through and prevent it all from happening? Well, that was the case this week here at the J. Money household, and not surprisingly it mostly revolved around insurances. (Why is that always the case?) So this week’s Wins & Losses […]

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How Moving Saved Us on Insurance, Cable & Daycare

July 31, 2013
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You know how financial experts are always recommending you move to a cheaper area to save money? As if it’s so easy to leave behind your friends and family and everything else you’ve built and come to enjoy over the years? Well, I still think it’s as dumb of an option to recommend since I first heard it, but I gotta admit there’s some truth […]

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Whelp, My Caddy is “Totaled”

June 10, 2013
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Two and a half hours sitting at Progressive’s car center to get a report back that my car is considered a “total loss” now :( Apparently the damaged caused in our recent accident (which I was not considered at fault in, btw) exceeds the total worth of the precious sexy car. Meaning it’s not as simple any more of taking a check or getting it […]

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Got in a car accident yesterday…

May 22, 2013
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You know those movies which show you what your life would look like if you had chosen a different path? Well, yesterday morning I chose the wrong one quite literally, and ended up smacking right into a brand new car as it cut across my lane without looking. Ugh… All of us are safe and sound and no one hurt at all (or else I […]

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My Top 4 Money Suckers

April 15, 2013
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I don’t know about you, but sometimes I get down on myself and wonder where the hell all my money’s going each month. I know we’re doing well overall and can just peek at our net worth to make myself feel better whenever I’m down (another pro to tracking your stuff!), but in the instant it really only helps so much. How can we blow […]

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Flood Insurance + Hurricane Sandy = A Sign?

October 29, 2012
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So I don’t know if this is a sign or not, but we literally JUST got a notice in the mail asking if we wanted to renew our flood insurance for the year ;) Right as Hurricane Sandy is about to hit hard and wreak havoc all around us! Yikes. (For all you reading this right now on the East coast, I hope you’re doing […]

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Health Insurance Can Be a Bitch.

August 27, 2012
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Every time I think I can forget about my health insurance, something comes up and reminds me all over again how much I despise it.  I know it’s important and there’s nothing you can really do to avoid it unless you were billionaire or something, but I’m still gonna bitch and moan about it anyways cuz this is my blog and I can cry if […]

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