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If I could be any animal I would be a house fly. Okay, not really, I’d probably be a fire breathing squirrel, but house fly would be second on my list. Yeah I know flies are pretty gross looking and only have an average life span of about a month, but they do have one […]

Banks are geniuses!

October 2, 2009 · 4 comments

Now I know banks obviously have their best interest at heart and not always their customers, but they have come up with some pretty clever programs to bring home even more bacon. I had someone email me a while back asking for ways they can try and rebuild their credit, when no one will lend […]

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 […]