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Overwhelmed With Debt? A No Nonsense Guide to Debt Freedom!

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I know the feeling. It’s Friday, you just got paid, so you start thinking about plans for dinners out and maybe a movie, or some cool weekend adventure.  Suddenly you get that sinking feeling in your gut when you think about the stack of bills and payment due notices awaiting you.  It’s like a slap in the face. So what …

Paradise at $1000, $3000 and $5000 per month

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I got a text from my wife: “Hey, I think I found a place.  It’s a little small, a little pricey, but it looks so cute!  Gorgeous 3 br/ 1 ba, 950sqft. Here’s the link…”   I was still living in North Carolina at the time, she traveled ahead of me to start her new job.  Having done some minimal …

How we sold our home in just 3 days

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If you’ve read my recent post about the toughest 30 days of my life, you’ll know that we’re moving to Hawaii shortly, and with a huge move like that comes a ton of priorities that need to be checked off the list. Aside from arranging a move of practically our entire life overseas, I racked my brain thinking of what I’d …

Top 5 Holiday gift ideas!

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Christmas is only a few days away, so you’d better start making use of that Amazon Prime 2-day shipping! This year, I decided to start my holiday shopping a little early, so I wouldn’t miss out on the hot items of the season.  I hate the thought of accumulating more stuff in the house, so in keeping with our somewhat minimalistic …

New skills, bonding and saving $10k: How to cut your kid’s hair (Video)

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Of all the skills I’ve acquired over the 33 years I’ve been alive, the two I’d love to pass on to my kids are how to make/save money, and how to cut their own hair.

5 easy steps to help kids grow their money

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Schools.  They teach our kids math, history, science, language arts and a few other subjects.  That’s all fine, I mean, I want my kids to be well-rounded members of society, but wouldn’t it be great if they learned business practices and negotiating in elementary and middle school, too?  A few hundred bucks at age 11: Back in the early 90’s, …

Life lessons: How I made $1200 and created a better life, all in 2 days

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“The space in which we live should be for the person we are becoming now, not for the person we were in the past.” -Marie Kondo, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up I remember when I was in my early 20’s, living with a roommate, I could literally haul my entire life in the trunk of my car if I …