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New Book + Giveaway: “Keys to a Successful Retirement” by Fritz Gilbert

March 31, 2020
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Gooooood morning everyone!! So excited to share this new book with y’all from my long-time blogging friend, and occasional guest poster here, Fritz Gilbert from The Retirement Manifesto!!! One of the nicest guys in the community! Keys to a Successful Retirement: Staying Happy, Active, and Productive in Your Retired Years This has been a project in his head for years now, and on May 5th […]

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Free “Mindful Budgeting” Templates!

March 27, 2020
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Hey guys! One of my favorite people in the world, Cait Flanders, just released her “mindful budgeting” templates for *free* for anyone who wants them. It includes weekly spending sheets, a monthly budget, a monthly calendar to stay organized, and two exercises to help you do monthly check-ins to see how you’re feeling + quarterly check-ins to ensure your spending aligns with values. More info […]

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This Month’s Favorite Reads 💎

February 28, 2020
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Morning! Here’s a bunch of great reading material to feed your brain over the weekend :) Amazing what you can still learn about money and life even after being around for thousands of years… Lemme know if you’ve read anything great lately! ******* 101 Things to do at 5am! via 5am Joel — “I’ve tried almost all of these things over the past 3 years […]

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New Book & Giveaway: “Don’t Fall For It: A Short History of Financial Scams” by Ben Carlson

February 26, 2020
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Morning! Got another book to share with y’all! “Don’t Fall For It: A Short History of Financial Scams” by financial blogger, and analyst, Ben Carlson Who you might know from A Wealth of Common Sense blog or his Animal Spirits podcast – both of which have been instrumental in helping demystify the world of investing around our community, and more specifically for ME over the […]

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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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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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New Book & Giveaway: “How Much Money Do I Need to Retire?” 2nd Ed by Todd Tresidder

February 11, 2020
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Morning!! My man Todd Tresidder, aka The Financial Mentor, just released the 2nd edition of his popular book, “How Much Money Do I Need to Retire?“, and his publicist was kind enough to pass me a few copies to give out today… If you’ve ever wondered this before (of course you have!), or want to see how it compares to *your* calculations and see if […]

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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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Favorite reads around the web this month ✨

January 10, 2020
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Happy Friday, guys! How are your 409s doing? ;) Plucked out a lot of great articles for you this month, so no talking about how “bored” you are anytime soon like my 5 y/o likes to do – EVEN ON CHRISTMAS DAY (!!!) Consider these your overflowing “toys”, only they make you rich in the end and never require a bloody battery… Read anything good […]

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Cheat Sheet on “The Automatic Millionaire”

January 9, 2020
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Mornin’! So if you’ve never read the classic $$$ book, “The Automatic Millionaire” by David Bach, today you luck out and get a cheat sheet on it to tide you over until you wise up ;) The winner of it from our giveaway just emailed me saying she devoured it in two days and it’s now one of her top 3 favorite finance books (as […]

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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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