Why spend more when you can spend less

June 4, 2015

As a financial planner I’m always looking for a good deal.  It doesn’t mean I’m cheap and it doesn’t mean I don’t have money.  All it means is I don’t want to waste my money.  As long as I’m clean, smell good and aren’t hungry I’m happy. When I say I don’t want to waste […]

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What’s your biggest pet peeve?

June 3, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  I’m not sure what it is about this week but people are really getting on my nerves.  Do you ever have one of those weeks?  A week where you just can’t bear to be around people for too long.  Thank goodness I work alone online.  Sometimes it’s lonely, but this week I’m […]

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8 Lessons in Military Leadership for Entrepreneurs Review & Giveaway

June 2, 2015

The military puts its people through rigorous training and preparations to fight for our country. And for Robert Kiyosaki the lessons learned in military school helped prepare him for entrepreneurship. Popular author of Rich Dad Poor Dad has released a new book, 8 Lessons in Military Leadership for Entrepreneurs. In this book Kiyosaki takes us […]

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Money and Relationships in your 30s

June 1, 2015

I know a lot of people like to compare their money habits to their weight loss philosophy, but I like to compare them to my relationship.  Take a second to think about that, do you treat your money like you do your spouse? Nick and I met when we were 19 and now that we’re […]

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Weekly roundup: Finding $600 and $1 trip to the dentist

May 29, 2015

Happy Friday Dinks.  Remember when I first started this weekend roundup and I wasn’t sure it was going to be sustainable because honestly, how many interesting things can happen in one week.  Well there’s never a dull moment in my life – and that includes my money. First I couldn’t check into a hotel Remember […]

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Money Savvy: Nature vs. Nurture

May 28, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Do you think good money habits are learned or are we born with them? I think it’s a little bit of both.  If money habits are truly learned then everyone in their 30s or older would be good with money, but unfortunately that’s not the case.  Or is it?  Maybe everyone is […]

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Financial advice for a happy marriage

May 27, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  How is the money in your marriage?  I know a newlywed couple who just got married after only dating for a year and they immediately merged their finances.  When I asked the husband why they did that he said “Because that’s what you’re supposed to do.”  I don’t know how I feel […]

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5 things that are worth the cost as I get older

May 25, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a question, is your taste evolving as you get older?  Mine is.  I can’t decide if it’s out of necessity or out of maturity but either way I find myself spending money on things that I normally wouldn’t spend money on. Do you spend more money now than […]

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Weekly roundup: I had a breakdown in Bed, Bath & Beyond

May 22, 2015

Happy Friday Dinks.  We are about to get in to the difference between men and women when it comes to home decor, shopping and mental stability.  Earlier this week Nick and I decided to take a trip to Bed, Bath & Beyond so we could finally start decorating our apartment. We’re starting to decorate our […]

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