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Money Wins 💪💪

May 14, 2020
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Despite the madness all around us, life – and finances – move on for many of us :) Here’s a smattering of people still winning out there and focused on the prize. Keep going, everyone!! ****** The $1 Million “Asset”-er Hey there J$: Some time ago we were chatting about milestones. I mentioned that our first milestone was to reach $1M in assets. You told […]

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Life on the other side of the globe!

April 29, 2020
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Morning, guys!! Stumbled across an old comment on the blog I tagged to share some day, and decided today’s that day before I forget again! :) It was dropped in 2018 so it’s a tiny bit dated, but a majority of this still holds true and thought you might find it as fascinating as I did when I first read it… Amazing that no matter […]

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“I’m very happy and stable in this unstable time, ironically, unlike how lost and desperate I felt three years ago.”

April 21, 2020
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Exactly three years ago on this day, we featured a reader of the blog who was suffering tremendously and trying to get a grip not only on his finances, but on being accepted in a world that doesn’t make it easy on people of certain backgrounds. In his case, being gay, of non-white ancestry, and part of a religious Muslim community. Many of you reached […]

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6 More Ideas For Y’all

April 9, 2020
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Mornin’! Here’s a bunch more ideas for ya’ll I’ve collected from around the community… Sadly no naked men in there for you, but you’re welcome for that picture up there 😂😂 Let me know if you end up trying any of these out! ****** Framing the “art” your kids do on your walls! A reader sent this one in and it’s HILARIOUS!! From MyModernMet.com: After […]

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How I got scammed by p2b fraudsters – and how we’re fighting back

April 7, 2020
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[Hey guys! Got a note from a reader of the blog living out in Italy and dealing with an investment mess right now (amongst other things, eek!), and after some back and forth I asked if he’d be willing to share his story as a warning that even the best of us can be scammed. Though there are always red flags looking back, of course! […]

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A Christian’s Perspective on Debt-Free Living

March 25, 2020
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[Morning! Please welcome to the site today, Larry Thomas, who shares his financial recovery going through Dave Ramsey’s baby steps program. If you can believe it this was actually a *comment* left in response to our post on 6 things Dave Ramsey is Wrong About, but had to share it here in the form of a blog post as I thought it made for an […]

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Stay fierce and focused!

March 16, 2020
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Morning! Lots of scary and anxiety-filled news going around us right now, but there’s also a lot of POSITIVE stuff happening in our community too! Here’s a bunch of notes I’ve saved up from people killing it these past handful of months, and I just know there will be MORE coming because y’all are fierce and focused! Don’t let this madness beat you!! Your freedom […]

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“I crossed $1M in 2016, and then $2M in 2019!”

March 9, 2020
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Mornin’! Here’s a snapshot of someone’s money who recently emailed me, along with some pretty graphs and spreadsheets to gawk over ;) Been a while since we featured one of these, and always fun to peer into someone else’s $$$! Especially when we’re talking at levels like this! The first part here is all about the numbers, and the 2nd part is the *how* of […]

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A cool way to use your tax refunds

February 19, 2020
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Morning! Saw this comment come through and it reminded me to get my a$$ in gear and finally wrap up my own taxes ;) How are you doing with yours? Getting any refunds back? Here’s an idea of what you could do with it if you are: Thanks to earned income I get a tax refund of anywhere from $4k to $7k per year. I […]

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10 Ways to Help You Get Closer To Your Best Life

February 6, 2020
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Morning!! So continuing our trend of sharing great ideas from the community this week, here’s a handful more tips and ways to *think* about things differently today. More so around life and being a better person than finances, but of course they’re all intertwined when it comes to Living Your Best Life. I hope you find something here that resonates with you!! If you missed […]

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4 Great Ways to Spread Investments Around!

February 5, 2020
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Been tagging some great ideas from the community lately, and can’t keep them to myself anymore ;) Today I’ll share some of the more financial/investmenty ones, and then tomorrow some of the lifestyley ones that really hit me. Maybe you’ll find something that improves your life or someone’s you love? ******* The “Dividends” Souvenir Whenever we go on a family vacation (family of 4 — […]

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When does it make sense to spend more on your looks?!

January 14, 2020
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Didn’t think I’d be blogging about *looks* today, but I’d be lying if I said this stuff hasn’t crossed my mind in the past either :) Maybe you’re the same? Here’s a convo I recently had with a reader, and would love to get your take on it too… Is it all a bunch of malarkey, or are there certain times when spending more on […]

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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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“If he doesn’t make some progress I will have to end our 6 year relationship.”

January 7, 2020
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Got this email last week and it sure took a different turn than I was expecting! Are any of you feeling like this in your relationship too?! Could you be on the OPPOSITE side of the equation and blissfully ignoring the trouble that’s brewing ahead?! Was waiting to hear what happened so I didn’t leave you with a cliffhanger, and just got the update so […]

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