November 2011

Why Don’t You Have An Emergency Fund Yet?

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A single mom’s car breaks down and the repair is going to cost her $500 dollars. If she doesn’t have the money in an emergency fund then what choice does she have but to borrow the $500, as she can’t get to work without her car? Maybe she has good enough credit where she can […]

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I’m Thankful For

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Happy Thanksgiving weekend everyone! I thought it’d be a nice time to publicly share the things I’m thankful for with all of you. This will probably be just a short little post, so bear with me. It’d be awesome to hear from some of you what you’re thankful for as well. I’m thankful for my new […]

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Money Isn’t Worth Much If You Never Get To Enjoy It

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Many things frustrate me. One of those things is that so many people emphasize earning money over everything else, including personal time for self development, hobbies, relaxation, philanthropy, vacations, family, etc. I want to talk a bit about this obsession with earning more and more money and spending less and less. Don’t get me wrong; I’m all […]

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Thank you blog for keeping me in line

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I finally called to start the process of rolling over my 401k and it’s all thanks to my blog. Well, sort of. I’m a wicked procrastinator, so last week I figured I’d write a post about how I need to roll over my old 401k and I set a goal for myself to do it […]

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I Need To Rollover My Old 401k

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I’m often lazy when it comes to managing my money. I’ve talked about automating a million times before and that’s because I automate everything I can. The more I automate the less chance I have of screwing something up. Unfortunately sometimes you’ve got to do something that just can’t be automated. Switching banks for example, […]

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Saturday November 5th is Bank Transfer Day

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November 5th is Bank Transfer Day. Say goodbye to national banks and outrageous bank fees by switching to a local bank or credit union.

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Say No To Outrageous Bank Fees

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No doubt you’ve heard something of the monthly fee Bank of America was planning to charge their checking customers for the use of their debit cards. They were going to charge a $5 a month fee if you didn’t meet certain criteria (a huge percentage of their checking account holders would have likely been subject […]

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