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Project to keep you busy: Abraham Lincoln Penny Portrait!

March 24, 2020
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Okay guys, Got something for you if you’re running out of ideas over there! AND IT INVOLVES PENNIES! 846 OF THEM! Feast your eyes on this bad boy: The Abraham Lincoln Penny Portrait! $19.99 + Free Shipping If that doesn’t scream “Great way to use your time” I don’t know what will! Lol… But the best part? By the end of it you’ll have a […]

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More $$$ Jokes For Your Amusement

March 19, 2020
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For all those needing a smile today! ****** I gave Henry Winkler $1,000 to invest for me, and never saw my money again… I think I fell for a Fonzie scheme. ****** A genie came to me and asked, “What’s your first wish?” I answered, “I wish I was rich!” The genie then asks, “What’s your second wish, Rich?” ****** Three animals were having a […]

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Did you know…

February 25, 2020
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Did you know… **That if your cash gets damaged, you can send it into the Treasury department and their forensic team will help recover it and send you back a check?** “Every week, the federal office in Southwest Washington receives hundreds of padded envelopes, boxes and even safes stuffed with cash ravaged by water, fire, shredding machines, insects or a canine’s teeth… Last year, the […]

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Utterly Useless Facts About Money & Life

February 21, 2020
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Morning! Picked up this book at my thrift store hoping to find some juicy nuggets, and I wasn’t disappointed ;) [“That’s A Fact Jack!” by Harry Bright and Jakob Anser] Lots more facts on life in general than money, but I plucked out my favorites in an attempt to WOW you this morning, and hopefully you’ll pay it forward by slipping them in normal conversations […]

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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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What Haters Are Like

February 17, 2020
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Tell me if you don’t know people like this… I just paid off my debt! (You shouldn’t have had any to begin with) I just invested in my first stock! (You need to diversify more) I just saved for retirement! (Why? YOLO!) Budgets are sexy! (No they’re not, they’re boring) I just rode my bike to work! (You’re gonna get hit by a car one […]

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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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Would you rather have your student loan debt wiped away or FREE healthcare forever??

February 3, 2020
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Happppy Monday everyone!! You’re in luck as I heard a Financial Fairy was going around granting people wishes today – free of charge! – but you could only pick one of two options… Would you rather…. Have ALL your student loans completely wiped away?! (If you don’t have student loans, you can choose your mortgages/cars/credit card/etc) – OR – Get free healthcare from now until […]

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My friend Agatha needs our help 🙏🙏

January 31, 2020
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Hey guys! I rarely ask for anything on this site, but I’m compelled to do it today as I just found out a friend of mine has been suffering in silence and I feel like I have to use this platform to help. Even though she’d probably kill me right now knowing I’m about to share this with the world! I don’t know how many […]

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Did you know you have to pay taxes on all winnings?!

January 17, 2020
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It’s true… Winnings are considered “income” and you can get in some serious doo-doo if you try to hide it. Though reputable places will at least remind you of it when they send you a nice tax doc at the end of the year informing you they’re reporting it to the IRS :) And it’s not only applicable to things like winning the lottery or […]

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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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It’s National Pay Back Your Parents Day!

November 20, 2019
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True story – today is officially National Pay Back Your Parents Day :) Which the good folks at NationalToday.com alerted me to, who did a fantastic job of keeping my attention throughout their press release, haha… Here’s a snippet of it: November 20 is National Pay Back Your Parents Day, a chance — now that their kids are grown — to give parents what they […]

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D.A.R.E! [to stay away from debt]

November 5, 2019
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It’s D.A.R.E. Week at my kids’ school this week, and after hearing the song they’re learning I noticed it sounded much better with “debt” swapped in there instead of “drugs” ;) Here’s the song, tell me I’m not wrong? ******* I Will Dare People can tell me what they’ve done. Maybe some things. Maybe none. But people can’t tell me what to do. I will […]

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