Money Management

Our house money

April 24, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  As you may remember I have always been a big advocate of couples keeping their money separate.  I believe that each person in a relationship should contribute equally to all joint expenses (not necessarily personal wants) but that doesn’t necessarily mean couples have to combine their finances. Maybe it’s because Nick and […]

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My Money Meltdown

April 10, 2014

  After yesterday I just want to put my head in the sand.  Have you ever had a bad money day?  Just one of those days when nothing, and I mean absolutely nothing, goes right.  Well yesterday I had one of those days and today I just can’t seem to let it go.  So what […]

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Judge Judy Talks Money

April 7, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  As you know I am really addicted to reality TV.  My latest obsession is judge shows.  Every night at 7 pm I watch Judge Judy.  I avoided watching her for a long time because I thought she was way too harsh on people, but now I’m loving it. Give your word and […]

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Money lessons learned from The People’s Court

March 20, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Last week I was really sick.  I was flat out in bed for five days and I couldn’t even roll over because it made me want to be sick.  I couldn’t do much except watch a lot of TV and a lot of Netflix.  I have a personal confession.  I am really […]

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Building Wealth On $600 Dollars Per Month

March 11, 2014

Hello Folks, It’s been a while since we reported on our personal finance so I thought it might be good to put up a quick posting about what we’ve been doing to build our wealth over the past couple of months.  In general, we’ve been doing a lot to increase our bottom line. However, this […]

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Effective Retirement Investing With Barbara Friedberg

March 8, 2014

Do You Care About Building Wealth? I started investing in my 20’s and continued non-stop, through thick and thin. My husband and I reached our retirement goals a few years ago, and I want you to understand just how easy it is to amass hundreds of thousands of dollars for retirement. If you would like […]

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Four Tips For Newly Married Couples

February 17, 2014

Hi All, I really like Kiplinger’s personal finance. Its mostly pretty solid advice from people who know what they are talking about. So, for today’s posting here is a quick three minute video with four finance tips for newlyweds. While the tips are designed for people who are newly a couple – they can apply […]

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Wells Fargo Bans Staff From P2P Loans

February 16, 2014

Hi All, This news is a little bit late, but its worth mentioning. Evidently CNBC is reporting that Wells Fargo Bank is banning its employees from participating in peer-to-peer lending platforms like Prosper.com and LendingClub.com. The main reason is because peer-to-peer lending has started to cut into the business that Wall Street Players like Wells […]

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3 things I used to do when I was broke…and still do.

February 12, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  I know I’ve said it a thousand times over the years we’ve been friends, but today I am going to admit it again…I used to be broke.  Less than five years ago after the market crash I was completely broke, jobless and hitting rock bottom in my personal life.  Although my financial […]

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