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Are you new to budgeting? Having trouble getting your budget to work? Try using these 6 simple budgeting rules to get your budget on the right track.

6 Simple Budgeting Rules Not to Ignore

Budgeting is the backbone of financial success. Without it, you have no control over your money. Instead, your money is controlling you. Think of your personal finances like your own personal business. You wouldn’t get very far if you didn’t keep track of your business gains and losses, and the same is true for your […]

I made some of the same classic money mistakes many new college grads make after college. Here are 4 of the most common and how to avoid them.

4 Common Money Mistakes By New College Grads

I remember feeling so excited when I graduated from college with my bachelor’s degree in May 2012. I was excited to be entering the workforce. I was excited to be a “real adult”. And I was excited to be earning the big bucks, or so I thought. Looking back, I made some of the same […]

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Think to Thank

I’m not a very sentimental person. I generally avoid goodbyes because I hate blubbering. All I can think is, “It’s not like I’ll never see you again.” I don’t really enjoy sharing my feelings, and I definitely don’t like the whole sentimentality surrounding Thanksgiving. Every year when we go around the table so each person can […]

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Combining Assets: Yay or Nay?

I got a question a few weeks back about what newlywed couples should do regarding their finances. What, if anything, should they combine? For a newly married couple, especially a young one, the idea of sharing someone else’s money sounds kind of exciting, but then they get to the debt and…yeah. So what should you combine? The answer […]

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October Net Worth Update: Up 2.1%

Happy belated Halloween! It’s that time of the month again! Today we get to talk about all the awesome and depressing things that happened in October. For starters, October was our first full month of being on our own again! From September last year to September this year, we either had family living with us […]

Being a parent is the most amazing and difficult challenge of my life. Here are 7 things I want to teach my kids about money before they stop listening.

7 Things I Want to Teach My Kids About Money

Being a parent is simultaneously the most amazing thing I’ve ever done and the most difficult challenge of my life. The responsibility of keeping everybody alive and happy, along with the opportunity to shape a young person’s life, is an incredibly humbling experience. Young children look to their parents for almost everything that they know […]

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Capital One 360’s Black Friday Deal: Earn $200 Easy Peasy

[Updated: As of today, 12/2, Capital One 360 is no longer offering their $100 sign-up bonuses. But they still offer $50 for opening a checking account and $25 for opening a savings account regularly, so it’s still not a bad idea to check them out!] Today is a crazy day for most people. I’m generally […]

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Spreading the Gospel: Moving Abroad and Internet at Work

Good morning, y’all! Today we’ll be spending the whole day driving on our way to Utah, but I still wanted to show my appreciation to all the other awesome personal finance bloggers out there who write such amazing stuff, and to give YOU the opportunity to learn more about this delicious topic from someone other […]