Category: Personal Finance Inspiration

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In Case of Emergency, Break Glass.

Emergencies Can Derail Your Life and Finances, So Learning How to Manage Them is Crucial. Let’s talk a little bit about emergencies. Emergencies are just a part of life. You can’t control when they come or how often. So what do you do when they happen? Are you prepared? I know I little bit about emergencies, as I’ve been through...

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Life Lessons From a Server/Dishwasher.

Working a Non-glamorous Job Instilled in Me 3 Specific Life Lessons. My first job was as a paperboy. I learned quite a few lessons about money and life from that experience. You can read more about that job here. My next job, which was more like a real job, was as a dietary worker in our town’s hospital kitchen. Basically,...

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How Being Laid Off Became One of the Best Things to Happen to Me.

Don’t Get Too Comfortable in Life Because You Never Know what’s Right Around the Corner. At the end of 2017, the ‘company’ for which I worked let me go. I was laid off. I gave 12 years to that ‘company’. And then it was over. They closed our facility. Others who were laid off as a result of the plant...

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Money is Only a Tool . . . Nothing More.

Money has No Value in Itself, Its Value Lies in Its Ability to Enable . . . Yes, this is primarily a money blog. And yes, I’m telling you that money has no value, and that money is only a tool. What I mean is that money can’t do anything for you while it’s just sitting in your bank account....

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Our Financial Knowledge Alone is Insufficient for Success.

After re-reading this article, I’ll admit that it does come off as a little bit of a rant. I apologize in advance for the getting up on my soapbox, but I think this needs to be said. . . . Just know that I warned you. 😉 ************************ Personal Responsibility and Financial Knowledge Go Hand in Hand. The amount of...

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Here’s to New Beginnings!

As We Start 2019, What’s More Exciting Than Starting Something New? Beginnings are always exciting. Whether it’s a job change, a new house, or a new relationship, starting something new has a suspense and mystique about it. Maybe it’s because we wonder what’s going to happen? Or we think about what could happen. At the start there is always limitless...

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2018: The Cash Dad Year in Review

The Cash Dad had a Great Year! How About You? Before I go through this year in review, I just wanted to thank you, my reader, for being here. I would still have a blog without you, but no one would be reading it. 😉 This has been a great year for the Cash Dad! I started the blog back...

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Money Funnies. (Not) A Comprehensive List of Money Jokes.

Check Out these 65 Money Funnies from Around the Web. I thought I would take a little break from serious money related posts. Instead I decided to scour the web for all the money funnies that I could find. No seriously, all of them. Ok, ok, maybe not all them. I’m not that motivated. But I do like a good...