Tag Archive: Personal Finance

The 8 Money Archetypes – Which One Are You?

I’ve been reading Brent Kessel’s book “It’s Not About the Money” and have found it to have some great information about money and how people approach it. One of the biggest epiphanies that I learned by reading this book is about wanting. Why people want this or that and how it relates to their happiness. We all …

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Earned $61 Million Playing In The NBA – Now Has Only $3,000

How does someone earn $61 million dollars over 16 years end up having only $3,000 in the bank? (Hmm, sounds just like a whole bunch of lottery winners.) It happens to nearly everyone who gets rich quickly but doesn’t learn the wealth mentality. It happened to former NBA player Joe Smith. Smith began his professional …

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The Importance Of Cash Flow

If you asked me what percentage of people know how much they spend each month I couldn’t tell you. But I DO know the number isn’t very high and I also know that the percentage of people that know HOW MUCH they make each month is higher still. Do you know what you get when …

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What’s The Most Cheapskate Thing You’ve Ever Done?

Have You Tried Being A Cheapskate? A lot about life is figuring out where your personal boundaries lie. It is no different in the realm of personal finance. How far are you willing to go to save a buck? Well, I asked the personal finance community about the ‘cheapest’ thing they have done. Cheap as …

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2nd Quarter 2017 Net Worth Update! [+$18,513] WOW!

My net worth passed a huge milestone! I became a fifth of a millionaire! Passing financial net worth milestones are a real good psychological boost if nothing else. Also, it means I’m coming for you, Warren Buffett! Haha! (This post contains affiliate links – they help pay the bills around here.)   Sorry for the …

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I’ve Made $25,000 Posting on Steemit.com – So Can You!

I have Steemit cryptocurrency worth $25,000 and I spent NO money obtaining it. Sounds too good to be true? It’s not. In fact, you can start accumulating this cryptocurrency by doing what you are already doing – posting interesting things on sites like Reddit, Facebook, Imgur, Instagram, or your own blog. If it is good …

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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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$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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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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How My Wife And I Paid Our Monthly Mortgage Using $50… And Some Hustle

Yes, we used a $50 investment and some hustle to turn it into over $800 this past weekend. Read on to find out what we did. When you have financial goals but not the income to match, you have to find ways to either increase your money situation or decrease your spending. The best way …

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