Tagged: money

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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...

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Would You Recognize a Get Rich Quick Scheme if You Saw It?

Get Rich Quick Opportunities Through History and Current Back on January 24, 1848, James Marshall discovered gold at Sutter’s Mill in California. And so began the┬áCalifornia Gold Rush. Hundreds of thousands of people immigrated from all over North America for the chance to get rich quick. You might remember from history class, the people who eventually ended up in California...

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Is a Debt Free Life Really the Ultimate Goal?

While You’re Chasing Your Money Goals, are You Still Living Your Life? I’ve written fairly extensively about becoming debt free. My family still has a mortgage remaining. And we have no other consumer debt of any kind. We have more than 50% equity in our house, and our net worth is trending up. We’re well on our way towards a...

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Make the Most of Your 401k With Free Money.

Are You Leaving Free Money on the Table? When I started my first real job out of college, some of the best advice I received about money was simple. A colleague advised, “Contribute to your retirement 401k plan enough to get the company match.” So without knowing a wit about what I was doing, I started contributing each and every...

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Does Your Happiness Coincide with your Bank Account?

Would You be Happier if You had Billions of Dollars? First thought: of course it would make me happy. I could pay off all my debt, and buy whatever I want. But . . . there’s always a but – right? Before we go too far, let’s just try to understand the magnitude of billions of dollars, 150 Billion Dollars...

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Guest Post: How To Save Your Money.

“How to Save Your Money” from a Kid’s Perspective. Do you find it difficult to save your money. Maybe you need to buy a car, or you’re trying to save for a house or your kid’s college. Whatever the case, saving money can be difficult. It is even more so for kids. They like to see the rewards of their...

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Turn Off Commercials Before You Become Brainwashed!

Understanding the Reason Behind Advertising, and How a Commercial Influences Our Behavior. If you haven’t already guessed it. I hate any and all commercials!! Good or bad!! I think they’re a huge waste of my time, and I never act on them . . . or so I thought. How many times has this happened to you? You’re in the...

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An EDC Post: What’s in Your Wallet?

Wallet Issues? Is your wallet stuffed with cards, but no money? What’s in your wallet? I’m sure you’ve heard that slogan by a well-known not-to-be-named-here credit card company. When Capital O. . . err I mean, when this company says this, what they really mean is, “Do you have our card in your wallet? And if not, why not? You...