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Check it out. Say you are in the market for a really nice flat screen TV (I’m not). You have been saving for the TV for quite some time and have narrowed it down to the exact model you want. You know it’s gonna cost you $3,000 and you think you got everything all figured […]

Debt Douchisms

September 10, 2009 · 3 comments

*This was an article I wrote last week that appeared on AskMrCreditCard.com. He is a totally sweet dude and I’m honored he asked me to write for his website. Seeing as though it’s pretty late, and I’m super tired, I figured I would post the article up here in case you didn’t catch it on […]

I’m gonna do it.

August 17, 2009 · 8 comments

After a great deal of thought and a little bit of fear and insecurity, I decided I’m going to do it. I am going to intentionally not complete one of my 2009 goals. It’s actually much more serious than a one-year-goal. This was a lifetime goal. My first year out of college (2007) I committed […]

A Dollar a Day

August 9, 2009 · 9 comments

Back in March, I wrote about the struggle I was having with my student loan repayment. It was a good struggle. If you haven’t read the article, here’s a quick recap… I had about $2K in discretionary income each month and wasn’t sure how much I wanted to put towards student loan repayment, and how […]

Would you do it?

July 31, 2009 · 11 comments

I am gonna be honest with you all and you have to promise not to judge me. If you have followed my monthly expenses you will notice that I have a “gift” section in my income category. If you have paid close attention to this section you will notice about every other month I receive […]

I hope this is not news to you, but freecreditreport.com is not free. Although the company isn’t doing anything illegal, I think they still deserve a swift punch to the throat. It infuriates me that a company boasts about it’s free credit report service, when in fact it is a we-hope-you-don’t-realize-you-are-signing-up-for-a-monthly-subscription service. Sure, your initial […]

Last night I spent some time with some friends and it made my little ninja heart sad. Only one of them knows that I love finances, and none of them knew I have a financial blog. There was one continuing theme that seemed to reoccur throughout the night. These people are stressed. A little background […]