May 11

Are Money Problems Ruining Your Marriage? Here Is How You Can Stop Financial Arguments.

Traditional wedding vows usually contain the phrase “for richer or poorer.” Meaning that you love each other and the amount of money you have will not affect that love, for better or worse. I am pretty sure that our ancestors added that in because they knew that money problems are one of the most common …

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May 01

Are You Busy Making A Dying?

Do you come home from work at the end of the day feeling energetic and full of life? Ready to do all those amazing things that popped into your head during the day? Not me, I get home at the end of the day and don’t have much energy to do more than be entertained …

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Apr 20

1st Quarter 2017 Net Worth Update! [+$16,671]

7 PROVEN DIVIDEND INVESTING PRINCIPLES! Click Here! NET WORTH UPDATE FOR THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2017 It was an eventful first quarter! In January I came home from my 6-month job overseas. There was a lot to do. Chores were one thing, building up my side hustles was another, and preparing for the birth of …

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Apr 17

April Is National Poetry Month – A Personal Finance Poem About Debt

Personal Finance Blogging in Poetic Verse? Yup. My life has been a hectic one lately, our second baby was welcomed into the world and I have been extra busy with things related to work. Also, much of my spare time I have used on my side hustle of reselling on eBay. The result is that …

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Apr 05

Why Do You Go To Work? Do You Have An End In Mind?

I love the movie Office Space. It was a film that I watched just as I was starting off on my own in the world. As a baby bird newly flown from the nest, it hit me deeply as it portrayed everything that I had felt since I was a little kid. I have never …

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Mar 26

Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover – A Review

Dave Ramsey is a personal finance guru. Does his book ‘The Total Money Makeover’ live up to the hype? If you have ever listened to Dave Ramsey, you probably know he is a man that despises debt and credit. He was once a 26 year old with a $4 million dollar real estate portfolio, but …

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Mar 20

Doubling Dollars? Not This time. We Doubled Something Else.

Wow! What a weekend it has been. I had one of those days. Or really, both days this past weekend. Saturday morning I woke up early and went garage and flea market hunting with my father in law. We got back home around 1 pm. Just before the event that only happens a few times …

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Mar 15

$200,000 In Student Loan Debt And No Degree

I am a fan of Dave Ramsey, even if I don’t agree with every single thing he says. Still, I think he mostly has simple and solid advice. I like to watch the clip or two he posts on his YouTube Channel every day. The other day he had this one lady on that absolutely …

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Mar 13

Why You Need To Stop Consuming The News

I remember one thing that the economic collapse of 2008-09 did to me. No, I didn’t lose my job or house or anything like that. It caused me to seek answers. I started to dig into the whole system. Why are they giving billions of dollars to the same people whose actions caused them to …

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Mar 09

How Much Car Can You Afford? It Is Probably Much Less Than You Are Thinking.

  Nowadays most people looking to buy a car only ask the car salesperson “How much down and how much per month?” They want to have it now and pay for it later. Plus interest. (I hate paying interest.) These people hardly ever think about how much it really costs them. It is only the …

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