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“How Do I Use This Money To Honor My Grandparents?”

Got an email recently from someone and almost overlooked it as the title said something about asking my opinion on savings bonds, zzz… Fortunately I pushed through, and hidden inside was a lovely question about how to honor some gifts given to the person around 30 years earlier 🙂 Here is the note below, followed […]

Let’s Bring the $2.00 Bill Back!!

When it comes to cash, I’m an equal opportunity owner. I have $10 bills, $5 bills, $20 bills, and of course many many $1.00 bills. But the one bill that I secretly admire more than any other, and also the one that gets the least respect, is the lonely $2. Not only has it been […]

6 Steps to Taking a Year-Long Sabbatical (Every Decade)

[Welcome my friend Ms. Montana today! She recently released a new eBook on the 6 steps to taking a year off every decade, and I asked her if she’d be willing to give us a teaser of it here so we can all learn too 😉 She obliged, and now we get to read it […]

Net Worth Update: $610,770.25 (Up $11k and Movin’)

[This is part of our monthly Net Worth Series where I share our real life #’s with the world. Seeing this was GAME CHANGING for me over 9 years ago when I stumbled across financial blogs, so hopefully it helps you guys out too!]] ‘Sup party people! We hit $600,000 – woah! I’d like to […]

The 10 Crack Commandments (of Finance)

Yo yo yo! Ready to rap about that money today? Our friend Giovina reminded me of this song when we accidentally left it out of a post on Rockstar Finance – The 12 Hidden Money Lessons in Hip Hop – and I immediately new I had to publish it here. ‘Cuz you know – rappers […]

We Bought a Hotel Room (and Now We Live In It!)

[I am sooo excited to share this with y’all today!! I recently found out that Amnesty from Primal-Prosperity.com not only lives in a hotel, but also OWNS the room herself (!!), and has graciously agreed to share the details with us… Thank you, Amnesty! Finally a home I’d be willing to buy! ;)] Yup, you read […]

We Bought a Hotel Room (and Now We Live In It!)

[I am sooo excited to share this with y’all today!! I recently found out that Amnesty from Primal-Prosperity.com not only lives in a hotel, but also OWNS the room herself (!!), and has graciously agreed to share the details with us… Thank you, Amnesty! Finally a home I’d be willing to buy! ;)] Yup, you read […]

Some Explosive Money Stats (and Thoughts)

I’ve been saving up a bunch of stats that PR companies send me, and after seeing a whopper of one today I decided it was the day to unleash them 🙂 Check ’em out and see where you fall, and then we’ll recap the takeaways at the end.. Ready. Set. Hide your coffee! “The typical […]

Qoins: A “Rounding Up” App That Pays off DEBT!!

Guys!! I found the third app to complete the Financial Trifecta!!! We already have a killer one for helping us *save* our money (Digit), and then of course another great one that helps us *invest* our money (Acorns), but now – FINALLY – we have one that will help us do the one major problem […]

Oh, The Judging!

My wife: “Honey – I got hit on today!!” Me: “Umm…. congrats?” Wife: “That never happens anymore! He was upset that I rented, but he was definitely hitting on me.” *** At this point I start paying attention more 😉 *** Me: “How do you go from “hitting on me” to “renting?”” – I cautiously […]