Money Management

Better Living Through Budgeting

May 5, 2014

Hi All, Budgeting won’t make you rich, but its one of those healthy personal finance practices which can have a long run impact on your bottom line. To illustrate we’re running a video from Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (which is an under rated, but really solid provider of unbiased personal finance information). At 3:17 the video […]

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Lessons learned from Labyrinth

May 1, 2014

Good morning Dinks. Let’s go back to our childhood’s for a minute. Do you remember the movie Labyrinth? It stars an extravagant David Bowie and a very young Jennifer Connelly, although back then I had no idea who she was. Labyrinth is a movie about a young girl (Connelly) who daydreams about a fantasy world […]

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Tasty AAPL

April 24, 2014

We’ve been watching the rise of AAPL stock (Apple, Inc.) closely. Apple announced a 7-to-1 split coming up in June, and the stock jumped 8% today! The word on the street is that AAPL is poised for record growth on solid earnings. When I initially bought AAPL in July of 2011, James was a naysayer […]

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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

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 posting focuses […]

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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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