Weekly roundup: Priorities, Excuses and Startups

October 10, 2014

Happy Friday Dinks.  My birthday week is officially over and as of yesterday I am 34 years old. I’ve got to tell you it feels awesome.  Over the last week Nick and I moved into an amazing apartment and although moving is VERY expensive we are finally getting settled in our space.  Once it’s all […]

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The College Graduate’s Guide to Money Management

October 10, 2014

You’ve graduated college. Congratulations! You’ve got a new job and are about to move into your own place. While this is exciting it also comes with new responsibilities. Luckily there are a few keystone habits, which if you develop now, will keep you on a solid financial ground well into your future. Here’s what you […]

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Can we ever really be settled?

October 9, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Nick and I recently moved and we are still getting settled in but I have to tell you I love our new apartment.  Both our lifestyles and our living situation got an upgrade from where we were just a couple of weeks ago.  We moved to our previous apartment after the market […]

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Long term or short term goals?

October 8, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  It seems like every time we meet someone they ask what we want to do over the long term.   When a man meets his potential spouse’s parents they ask what their intentions are for their daughter and their relationship, when a woman meets her future husband’s parents they ask what her future […]

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Why I don’t think anyone should tip – EVER

October 6, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  As  you know I recently took a trip to New Orleans and on the way home I had an eye opening experience about the world of tipping.  I have mixed feelings about the world of tipping; as a habit I think it’s a waste of money, but as a former bartender I […]

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Real Estate Investing in London

October 6, 2014

In 2013, London overtook New York City as the world’s biggest property market. New York, which for years was the number 1 city for foreign real estate investors, has now been knocked into second place, as London becomes a magnet for super-rich house buyers from across the globe. It’s estimated that almost 75% of new-build […]

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How the Forex Market Works

October 5, 2014

You’ve probably heard of the Forex Market, or Foreign Exchange Market, by now. It’s the biggest market in the world with trillions of dollars exchanged every single day. Investors have also been using the Forex Market as another way to get a return on their money. But before we get to that, let’s first take […]

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Weekly roundup: Groceries, Homes and Help

October 3, 2014

(A swamp pic from my trip to New Orleans) Good morning Dinks and happy Friday.   My birthday is in five days and the celebrating has already begun.  This has been a great year; I have a great new job as a community manager for an investment firm, we moved to a great apartment and now […]

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Real Ways to Save Money That You Can Start Doing Right Now

October 2, 2014

We’ve talked recently about both the benefits of paying off debt as well as reasons why saving money at all is really really hard. Basically, our lives are more expensive than they have ever been before. That doesn’t mean, though, that you just have to accept debt as a way of life or that you […]

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