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35 excellent money quotes you’ve never heard of before

April 12, 2019
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I was going to paste up a bunch of the most popular money quotes here today, but then figured it might be more fun to share some of the more obscure ones :) And I know many of these are obscure because I’ve plucked them mainly from rappers and finance bloggers!! Haha… So please to enjoy, 35 new one-liners you can add to your motivational […]

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New Book (and Giveaway): “Broke Millennial Takes on Investing” by Erin Lowry

April 9, 2019
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Morning!! Another new $$$ book from our community hits the shelves today! “Broke Millennial Takes On Investing: A Beginner’s Guide to Leveling Up Your Money” The 2nd book out now from Broke Millennial who started out as a financial blogger and now securing her place in the author world too :) (And probably not nearly as broke anymore – hah!) Summary and giveaway details as […]

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Are you an asset or a liability to your state?! ;)

April 8, 2019
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Morning! Who’s up for some early morning stats?! :) A report just came out by WalletHub on the most financially literate – and least financially literate – states, and I was proud to see two of those I’ve called home over recent years land in the top 6. How about yours? The Most Financially Literate States: Virginia <— Aww yeahh! Utah New Hampshire New Jersey […]

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Happy Money vs Unhappy Money

April 3, 2019
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Following our posts last week on mental accounting, here’s another concept I recently came across that you’ll probably love or hate depending on how emotional/logical you are ;) (But you know me – I EAT THIS STUFF UP FOR BREAKFAST!) Happy Money vs Unhappy Money: “Happy Money makes people smile and feel loved and cared for deeply… It is in many ways an active form […]

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An idiot’s guide to money: Stop being broke, start building wealth

April 2, 2019
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Morning, friends!! Hope your $$$’s going well so far this week! Got an interesting email/ebook to share with you that’ll hopefully get it on track if it’s been acting up :) It’s called “An idiot’s guide to money: Stop being broke, start building wealth,” and a link to download it (for free) can be found below… (it’s from a normal person just like you and […]

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15 of My Favorite Reads This Month ⭐

March 29, 2019
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Happy Friyay! As we do here at the end of every month, here’s a brain dump of all my favorite reads collected over the weeks. Spanning everything from finance to housing to social media, kindness, minimalism, mindfulness and even pennies that were shot at in World War II saving a man’s life! Nothing but the most juiciest for you ;) And don’t forget we have […]

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New Book (and Giveaway): “Women with Money” by Jean Chatzky

March 26, 2019
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Morning! Had a calendar item pop up to post about this today, and then realized what good timing it was coming off our post last week on women who earn more than their spouse!* This new book isn’t exactly focused on that, but after reading it I’m sure anyone who’s not already earning more will be at the end of it if they implement the […]

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Some money jokes for impressing people 😂

March 22, 2019
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Been a lot of serious finance talk on the blog this week, so thought we’d liven it up a bit today and pass along some classic jokes :) Starting with a few non-money ones that my wife recently dug up in her emails from a decade ago when I was trying to woo her over, haha…. AND IT WORKED!! So bookmark these bad boys for […]

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Do you make more than your spouse? How is it going for you??

March 21, 2019
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Was looking over our finances yesterday, and realized that for the first time since knowing my wife she’s actually making more money than me! Hubba Hubba! The more she makes, the less I need to! Haha… but also the more household income = the more opportunities for everyone too. So score 1 for the Mrs. ;) And a pretty neat turn around from just a […]

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The World’s Best Banks According to Forbes

March 13, 2019
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Guess who landed the #1 slot on the new “World’s Best Banks” list?? Oh – it’s USAA! Heyo!!! And that’s just not my opinion as it always is, but this time that of a new survey that just dropped by Forbes after interviewing over 40,000 people around the globe. Here’s the background on it: Instead of gauging the balance sheets and P&L statements, as Forbes […]

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Where are you on your path to Financial Independence? Take this test.

March 8, 2019
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Saw this on Twitter and couldn’t pass it up: In a nutshell: After you answer 20 super easy questions, it’ll spit out your rank and roughly where you stand in your journey towards financial freedom right now :) It comes from a newer blogger on the scene, Cashflow Cop (such a good name!), who was inspired by posts from Joel at FI 180 and JD […]

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Advice From a Coffee Mug ☕

March 7, 2019
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If you never thought your mug could change your life, think again ;) From my new favorite reader of the blog, Alyssa: Good morning J! I was looking through the office coffee mugs this morning for the biggest mug available to try to get enough caffeine to get me through the day and I found this gem. Not only does it provide the sweet sweet […]

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Favorite articles from around the web this month ✨

March 1, 2019
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Gooooood morning, beautifuls! What’s new in your world? How’d your February wrap up? Have you started updating your net worth already since it’s the 1st and therefore THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU CAN DO TODAY? Besides getting paid? ;) I’ll be sharing mine shortly as we always do, and it’ll actually mark the 133rd month in a row of doing so, which is quite literally […]

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Obscure financial holidays to mark on your calendar :)

February 28, 2019
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As “America Saves Week” continues on, I was reminded of some other fun holidays we should all be better about celebrating ;) After all, why should Black Friday and Cyber Monday have all the fun??? Inspired by a lively convo with @AdvisingWell: Holidays That Are Actually Good For Your Wallet: 1/10: “Cut Your Energy Costs Day” — A day that encourages people to finally look […]

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