Why “No-Spend Days” Don’t Work (& what to Replace them with)
Mon, 05/23/16 | 5 Comments

As a personal finance blogger, I read a ton of financial content. More than I probably should. And about once every other week or so, I come across the advice to try the enticing and …

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Improve your Finances with Gratitude
August 17, 2015 | 9 Comments
Improve your Finances with Gratitude

My recent post on the poor financial outlook for millennials reprised my role as Debbie Downer, but it finished with solutions and a message that hopefully resonates,
“We can take gratitude in the abundance of everything …

Welcome to My House
August 14, 2015 | 13 Comments
Welcome to My House

Hey everyone.
Time to let you in on a little secret.
I’ve decided to sell my home and upgrade to a slightly bigger and nicer one. I found that mine just didn’t have enough space for all …

Ryan Broyles: a Frugal Pro Athlete Story we can All Learn from
August 8, 2015 | 9 Comments
Ryan Broyles: a Frugal Pro Athlete Story we can All Learn from

Most celebrity finance stories are super depressing and usually include the following phrases in the headline, “Files for Bankruptcy”, “Lost Millions”, or “Spent Entire Fortune on”. When I find one I like (i.e. Jason Brown …

Millennials are Being Pushed Off the Financial Cliff
August 3, 2015 | 18 Comments
Millennials are Being Pushed Off the Financial Cliff

It’s been well documented that millennials have been financially struggling, but Steven Rattner of the New York Times recently added to a bleak overall financial picture for millennials (18-34 year-olds), in an opinion piece that …

Win the Lottery or Have the Perfect Job?
July 20, 2015 | 14 Comments
Win the Lottery or Have the Perfect Job?

Someone recently posed an interesting brain teaser to me,
“Would you rather win the lottery or have the perfect job?”
Details were lacking, and it got me thinking (which was probably the point):
“Perfect by whose standards? And …

What if you Over-Contribute to a 401K?
July 13, 2015 | 9 Comments
What if you Over-Contribute to a 401K?

All good things come with limitations. And never is that more true than with retirement accounts.
For those lucky enough to have an employer-sponsored 401K (it is rarer that you think), you are probably aware that …


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