Is Social Media Keeping You in Debt?

June 20, 2013

In a simpler time, folks were only envious of what their neighbors had – a bigger house, a newer car, or even a better lawn. Things have definitely changed. Personally, I go back and forth on social media. One day I’ll appreciate the ease of communication and the ability to keep in touch . . […]

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How to Spot Bad Financial Advice

June 5, 2013

Ok, so this post will probably sound like a gripe session here and there.  But I’m okay with that. I was reading an article online earlier this week (from a reliable source) about used cars and saving money.  But the writer took a u-turn and basically instructed the reader to buy a new car if […]

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3 Easy Steps to Automate Your Money

May 31, 2013

Technology is an always-changing phenomenon. Nowadays we have the ability to deposit pictures of checks, pay with the wave of a wrist band, and email money back and forth. Conducting personal business by setting foot in a bank or paying your bills through the mail continues to be useful in many situations – but it […]

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MagicBand Mentality – The Ease of Spending at Disney

May 30, 2013

After reading about how the one-percenters from New York “do” Disney (by hiring disabled people to get them to the front of the lines at Disneyland), I’ve been tuned into Disney news for the past week or so. This morning, I was reading an interesting article about a new piece of technology that plans to […]

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A New Twist in Online Spending

May 16, 2013

Although I’ve fully embraced online shopping for a while now, I always feel like I’m one bargain away from emptying my paypal account. The reason so many personal finance bloggers recommend cash vs. credit or debit cards is that people don’t like separating from their cash, but find it easier to spend more when all […]

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I Successfully Changed My Own Oil

February 15, 2013

I’ve officially joined the club . . . I’ve literally gotten my hands dirty . . . I’ve become more of a man. I have finally, after 33 years of life, changed my vehicle’s oil – myself. And in all honesty, I was surprised at the sense of accomplishment and excitement I felt afterwards. I’m […]

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Best at the Best Price: Tablet Edition

November 19, 2012

I’ve finally decided to add a Tablet to my “want” list. Here are the specs I’m interested in: a solid 10-inch tablet epic screen resolution one or two gigs of RAM (preferrably two) 1.4GHz (or higher) processor (dual or quad core) memory card slot for expandable storage price under $600 I figure this list will […]

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