Paying for credit with credit: Good idea or bad choice?

July 2, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Remember a few weeks ago when I wrote about the crazy idea of paying for a car with a credit card?  Well we had an influx of comments with people telling us all the crazy things they bought on their credit card. J. Money from Budgets Are Sexy actually bought his Cadillac […]

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DINKs Net Worth – Happy Anniversary!

July 1, 2014

As we mark our 8th wedding anniversary, we also took the time this weekend to update our net worth. What they say about the first million being the hardest to break seems to be true. In retrospect, the first $400k mark actually felt the hardest. It was back when the market was tanking and it […]

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What are your monthly credit card purchases?

June 30, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  You have read me preach time and time again about not overspending on your credit cards.  I know firsthand how damaging to your life financial problems can be.  Not so long ago when I was in my early 20s I was living off my credit cards.  I would use my entire paycheck […]

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International Home Designs

June 27, 2014

One of the more interesting aspects of traveling international is to see home designs throughout the world. There are both common elements wherever you are in the world, while there are still distinctions that set homes apart. Built for the Environment Ideally homes are built to suit the environment in which they are built. Some […]

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Weekly roundup: Summer, Freebies and Cash

June 27, 2014

Happy Friday Dinks.  It’s the last weekend in June, how are you celebrating?  Next weekend will kick off the summer season full of barbeques, picnics and beach parties.  How are you celebrating July 4th next week? Enjoy these great posts from our friends: Money Talks News – 5 Strange Ways to Stay Cool in the […]

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Making a career change later on in life

June 26, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Have you made a career change lately? You may remember that I have.  Over a year ago I said good bye to the world of personal finance that I had been a part of for over a decade and made the decision to start a new career in corporate communications. Starting over […]

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Money morons: Trust and money

June 25, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  I just watched an episode of the money-help reality TV show Money Moron starring Gail Vaz-Oxlade.  The opening sequence showed a husband spending money on eating out and the wife says “We agreed I would manage our money because I don’t trust him.”  My first thought was “YIKES”.  However my after thought […]

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Benidorm: A Budget-friendly Beach Destination For Couples

June 25, 2014

If you are a couple looking for a fun-filled beach holiday that won’t cost you an arm and a leg, then you should strongly consider going to Benidorm, Spain. Budgeting for a nice holiday away can be tough for couples, especially with considerations such as saving for a deposit normally taking priority. Thankfully, Benidorm offers […]

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How to Get the Legal Advice You Need Without Breaking The Bank

June 25, 2014

When it comes to the law, there can be a lot of confusion. Something that should be pretty straightforward can get complicated really quick. Even something as simple as filling out a legal form may require consultation with a legal professional. This is why you will need to get the right legal advice from a […]

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