That time I did a video interview

May 24, 2013

Quit being a wuss. Subscribe to my blog. Just came across this gem. It’s an interview I did at FinCon, the financial bloggers conference, in Denver last September. If you want to know what I sound like go ahead and give it a watch   p.s. I didn’t realize how annoyingly I chew my gum. […]

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Thursday Poll: Largest expense excluding housing?

May 22, 2013

Unless you live at home with your parents, have paid off your mortgage, or get your housing costs covered by your employer, housing is probably your biggest expense each month. The second biggest expense, however, will vary greatly amongst us depending on what stage of life we are in. Word on the street has it […]

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What are my alternatives?

May 22, 2013

Girl Ninja and I have a significant amount of our net worth sitting as cash in a “high yield” savings account. It’s exciting that we are just a few weeks away from hitting our $100,000 savings goal, but it’s also terribly depressing to know this money has earned a paltry 0.8% over the last couple years. […]

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Try to be not broke.

May 19, 2013

Over the last two weeks I’ve purchased six round trip plane tickets. It’s insane. Between baby showers and weddings, we knew we’d be dropping some serious coin on flights this summer. But dang, $1,600 disappeared from our bank account faster than a Twinkie at fat camp. Fortunately being not broke is pretty awesome. It allows you the ability […]

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You have to spend $5,000 by the end of today.

May 16, 2013

It’s Friday mother lovers, which means you all have likely checked out mentally in anticipation of the upcoming weekend. So today I propose a simple question… If you had be selfish and spend $5,000 by the end of today, what would you buy?  See what I did there? I said you had to be selfish […]

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Thursday Poll: Housing

May 15, 2013

Coming at you with another poll. These seem to be wildly popular and that makes me happy. It’s one less day I have to think about writing and one more day you all get to see how you fare against the masses. Since we’ve done debt and income, figured we could use this poll to […]

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Net Worth: May 2013 (We broke $200,000!!!!!)

May 14, 2013

Little late on the net worth update this month. I guess it just kind of slipped my mind. I contemplated not doing one this month, but then I realized that would mess up my archives. I don’t necessarily post these updates for you people. Why would you care what my net worth is anyways? But instead […]

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