Week In Review: 4/19-4/25

Personal Finance Books

It seems like every other week has a lot of activity, mostly related to pay day. Here’s the short list for this week: It’s not terribly exciting, but I ended up getting a bunch of free samples in the mail this week. I love getting the mail! (Weird, I know.)   Because of my military […]

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A Quick Thought On Advertising

The Cheapskate Next Door

Right now I’m reading The Cheapskate Next Door by Jeff Yeager, and even though I’m only one chapter in, I’m hooked. He talks to a lot of “cheapskates” that span the spectrum of frugality and shares their secrets.   One part made me pause and think: “It took awhile to explain to our kids that if […]

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Glamour Magazine

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“Time Is Money” versus “Money Is Time”

Time Is Money

Time Is Money We’ve all heard the idiom, “time is money.” It’s basically saying that your time is a valuable resource, so don’t waste it. Do things efficiently. Don’t be bothered with time wasters, when you could be making money with that time. You can make more money to buy more things! While I agree […]

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Applying Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps

Financial Goals

I love conversations about saving money, working towards financial goals, and personal finance in general! Last week I had a good conversation with a coworker about Dave Ramsey’s baby steps. I don’t follow everything that Dave Ramsey recommends, but I do like the idea of the baby steps. It really simplifies the traditionally daunting and […]

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Financial Wellness Check Up

Financial Wellness Check Up

A Healthy Check Up Just like you go to the doctor for an annual physical to make sure everything is in working condition, you should check your financial wellness as well. I have a few different things I check on at different intervals throughout the year. These are just my recommendations and they’ll likely vary […]

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The Things I Will Not Replace

The Things I'm Not Replacing

The Habit: Use It, Replace It We get into these habits and move on autopilot. We use something up, we replace it. Usually we even replace it with the exact same brand. We don’t stop and compare prices and deals, we just replace it with the same thing. There’s no thought involved. Changing The Habit […]

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Week In Review: 4/12-4/18

Free Cone Day

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What Was I Thinking?! Money Lessons

America's Next Top Model

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Starbucks Happy Hour 5/1-5/10

Starbucks Happy Hour

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