Money Management

The 100-Day Financial Goal Journal!

May 5, 2020
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Morning, friends!!! Welcome back to everyone who wasn’t scared away from yesterday’s post! ;) One of my favorite Canadian bloggers just released an AWESOME new money journal out there, and wanted to make sure y’all were aware of it as it looks pretty good! And unlike other typical $$$ journals, this one helps you to *hone into* more specific goals to shoot for, and then […]

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Budgets are Sexy? Budgets are NECESSARY!

March 30, 2020
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[Morning! My man 5 AM Joel stops by the blog again today to share his recent thoughts on budgeting through these wild times we’re living in… Maybe it’s a good time for you to touch base with your long lost budget too?!] ******* I’ll be the first to admit… I’ve been slacking off on my budgeting the past few years. J. Money would be very […]

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Do you feel more prepared having lived through 2008?

March 23, 2020
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Caught this stat in my draft folder and it hit me harder re-reading it now than it did in November! From a survey by real estate investing startup, Concreit: “Over half of millennials feel “more prepared” for next recession having lived through 2008″ Over half! Not bad! It would be interesting to see how these same people are feeling NOW as we’re currently in the […]

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How’s everyone’s Net Worths going?!

March 3, 2020
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A pretty slick comeback yesterday! But wasn’t so hot days earlier when I finally logged in to update it… Here was a live action shot of me at the time, lol: The numbers didn’t come out good, but they also weren’t TOO terrible?! I think I always build it up WAYYYYY too much in my head that everything’s crashing and burning and I’ll log into […]

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Are you cool with stores going cashless?!

February 27, 2020
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Morning! Lots of talk lately about stores going completely cashless, and wondering where you stand on this? Are you a big cash and coin lover like me, or do you say good riddance to it all?! Here are some of the major pros and cons that are making businesses think twice: Pros to abolishing cash: It’s more convenient for everyone It’s faster to process transactions […]

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My Fave Reads This Month 📖

February 7, 2020
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Happy Friday!! Been catching a lot of killer articles in the space lately and they’re all dumped below… If they spark something for you over the weekend let me know! And also if there’s anything life changing YOU’VE seen lately :) XOXO ******* How I Made $39,000 on Wheel of Fortune via Dads and Dollars — “Without going into too much detail, I will point […]

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How is YOUR pleasure index going? (Hubba hubba)

January 30, 2020
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The AICPA just came out with their latest Personal Financial Satisfaction index (PFSi), and looks like it reached an all-time high of 40.2, suggesting that people are generally *happier* with their finances compared to the past 10 years of tracking. Do you find the same is true for you? I’ll hit you with my own set of indexing questions in a bit so you can […]

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6 Different Wealth Levels and How They Affect Your Decisions

January 21, 2020
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A friend passed me this article thinking I’d enjoy it, and she was dead right so I now pass it onto you! Climbing the Wealth Ladder by Nick Maggiulli If you’re wondering why you treat money differently now than you did back in the day, this is the article for you :) Especially those who have gone UP the ladder over the years! From Nick: […]

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What are some of your controversial personal finance beliefs?

January 13, 2020
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Answered this question on Twitter last year, then got re-sucked back into it all again when it bubbled back up randomly this morning ;) Now passing it on to you to give your brain a work out! Haha… Here were my answers to it, and then I’ll list out some others from the community I found interesting as well… Maybe you have some controversial beliefs […]

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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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My *Favorite* Blog Posts of The Year!

January 3, 2020
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Happy Friday!! So yesterday we shared the most popular blog posts from across the year, but today I wanted to highlight some of the ones that were my FAVORITES to publish. Either because they were fun as hell to write, or because they contained some little nugget that got me to think about stuff in a new way. And not relating at all, but today […]

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The Most Popular Posts This Year!

January 2, 2020
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Morning, my dudes! (as said like my 5 y/o) Hope you had a great New Year’s break! Did you see that note the J. Money Fairy left us yesterday??! A true story that’s important to keep in mind as the year ticks on ;) But while we’re still in the spirit of reflecting right now, I thought we’d continue the tradition of sharing the most […]

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New Book (and Giveaway): “Napkin Finance: Build Your Wealth in 30 Seconds or Less”

December 30, 2019
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Happy Monday! A new book dropped today, and thought maybe some of you might like a free copy of it ;) It’s called Napkin Finance: Build Your Wealth in 30 Seconds or Less, and comes from the team who started the popular site of the same name a few years back, NapkinFinance.com. Whose main goal is to “clarify, simplify and translate every day complex financial […]

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