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DINKs Finance – About Us

February 11, 2014

As we work on various improvements to our blog, we thought we’d share a more extensive About Us post. You can look forward to enhanced tabs with better access to some of our best content over the last eight years, as well as other resources we recommend. DINKs Finance was established as a blog in […]

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Value of Travel Insurance

December 3, 2013

I travel all the time.  I buy plane tickets like other people buy gas.  Thus far I’ve been pretty steadfast in opting out of travel insurance, thinking it isn’t worth the extra tack on in price.  Over the years I can’t say that I haven’t paid my fair share of fees for changes, the price to pay […]

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Small Business Saturday

November 30, 2013

Today is the day to get out and support the local small businesses in your area.  Clearly an effort to compete with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, I think it is a great initiative to support. You likely already know your favorite shops in your area, but you can also find out which small business […]

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Is a Credit Report Freeze More Trouble Than It’s Worth?

April 11, 2012

(Guest Post by Jay S. Fleischman) Two years ago my friend decided to get into the world of home ownership. The market had tanked, and he figured it was a good investment in his future. At first, the stars were perfectly aligned. He had great credit, a stable job, and money in the bank. At […]

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5 Smart Ways To Use Your Tax Refund

April 5, 2012

Hello readers of Dinks Finance!  It’s Redeeming Riches here and this is my post for our article swap.  It’s an honor to post on Dink Finance, especially since the site has been an “idol” of mine for a while now.  At Redeeming Riches, we try to convey what the Bible says about personal finances in […]

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Are You Wasting Money on Credit Card Interest?

March 15, 2012

(Guest Post by Jeffrey Weber) If you have credit card debt and good credit, chances are pretty high that you’re wasting money on interest. Just how much you’re wasting will vary tremendously based on your interest rate and average monthly balance, but here are a few numbers to reflect on: A person who carries an average […]

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6 Ways to Protect Yourself When Facing a “Financial Divorce”

March 7, 2012

(Guest Post by Carrie Smith) Hello DINKS! My name is Carrie and I’m the financial blogger at Careful Cents.  Today Kristina and I have decided to trade blog posts, I will be blogging here on DINKS Finance, while Kristina will be blogging over at Careful Cents.  So be sure to check out her post and […]

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What’s Your Spending Personality?

February 22, 2012

(Guest post by Benjamin) There are a lot of different ways people spend money. Some prefer to save up for expensive items, some don’t mind spending on little things but hate to drop a lot of cash on major purchases, and some are in danger of spending every time they go into a store. Below, […]

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Calculating & Submitting Your Quarterly Estimated Tax Payments

December 21, 2011

(Guest Post by David Bakke) As someone who is relatively new to the world of entrepreneurship, I recently began making quarterly tax payments for the first time. Figuring out what to pay, when to pay it, and how to submit your payments is certainly a learning process. Being self-employed has enough of its own difficulties […]

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