Go Big or Go Home

August 14, 2009

What’s up beautiful people? Are you as excited as I am that it’s Friday!? You have been awesome at commenting and providing some pretty thought provoking conversations and debates at the end of each post. Since you are loyal commenters, I figure I’ll make today a “get to know each other” day. I’ll keep it […]

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High School Money

August 13, 2009

As people are looking for causes of the recent recession, I have heard it suggested (more than once) that high schools need to implement some kind of finance/money/economic course in their standard curriculum. It’s been argued that if people were equipped with sound financial principles in high school that the entire economy would be better […]

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I refuse to let my house be an investment

August 11, 2009

So I’m a little weird and have a slight obsession with HGTV. I’m not particularly fond of the decorating shows, but when it comes to shows on the home buying process I’m pretty much an addict. I was watching “My house is worth what?” last night when I had an epiphany: I don’t want my […]

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I might be young, but I’m not dumb

August 11, 2009

I really have no idea what the average age is of a Punch Debt reader, but I’m gonna take a shot in the dark and assume the majority are 30 or under. It may be my terrible grammar, but I’m pretty sure my writing style appeals to the twenty somethings and not so much the […]

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A Dollar a Day

August 9, 2009

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 […]

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Shop it like it’s hot

August 6, 2009

Shout out to my boy Snoop Dogg for inspiring today’s blog title. It’s time we all do a little shopping. For what? My favorite kind of shopping…bargain hunting. That’s right debt punchers, chances are many of you can save a couple Benjamin’s just by placing a few quick phone calls. I wrote before, about the […]

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You’re only getting poorer

August 6, 2009

Howdy doody debt punchers. Today I pose a question. At what age do you anticipate reaching your peak income? I have read quite a few personal finance books that discuss income trends of individuals over their lifetime. The graphs usually show a persons income peaking by their late 30’s. I got to thinking “When do […]

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