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Is the Water Closet the New Water Cooler and Top Ten Family Finance Posts

10/10/2012
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Is the Water Closet the New Water Cooler and Top Ten Family Finance Posts

For decades the water cooler has been the official hub for office putzing. Every Monday, it becomes the background for thorough analysis on the previous day’s football game, complete recaps on everyone’s favorite reality TV show and of course, the latest news off of the office grape vine. However, the porcelain gods are now...

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What Unexpected Places Have You Found Great Deals and Top Ten Family Finance Posts

09/17/2012
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What Unexpected Places Have You Found Great Deals and Top Ten Family Finance Posts

Here’s the best gym membership rate ever; $10 for 15 visits. At most I’d work out 5 times a week, which would make it my monthly cost, $13.33. I pay per visit, not weekly or monthly. If I skip a week, I don’t lose anything. I found this deal at a small Christian college...

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I Started a Commenting Schedule and Top Family Finance Posts #12

09/09/2012
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I Started a Commenting Schedule and Top Family Finance Posts #12

Humans get excited about really stupid things sometimes. For some, it might be winning an ugly lamp that looks like a leg. For me, it’s the commenting schedule I created this week. A commenting schedule is something that I’ve always wanted to make. I have trouble keeping track of where I’ve been and who...

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I Won’t Respond to These Emails and Neither Should You: Top Ten Family Finance Posts #11

09/03/2012
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I Won’t Respond to These Emails and Neither Should You: Top Ten Family Finance Posts #11

The emails are relentless sometimes. Three or four a day and I’m not even that big of a blog yet. If I’m getting this many guest post requests from lame commercial sites now, I perish to think what it will be like when I actually have enough readers to warrant the term audience. Let...

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Carnival of Retirement: Calculated Risk or Foolish Mistake Edition

08/27/2012
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Carnival of Retirement: Calculated Risk or Foolish Mistake Edition

Entrepreneurs frequently need to flex, bend and break the rules of personal finance. Sometimes it means putting up safe assets for a risky investment. At other times an entrepreneur needs to accept a higher total cost to abate short term cash issues. No matter the rule you break, an entrepreneur wants the risk to...

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Only Yooks Put Their Dirty Dishes in the Sink: Top Ten Family Finance Posts #10

08/25/2012
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Only Yooks Put Their Dirty Dishes in the Sink: Top Ten Family Finance Posts #10

There are many important things in life. Your money is somewhere at the top, along with faith, family and friends. Where you place your dirty dishes would be somewhere in the middle; above chewing 27 times, but below putting the seat down. At least, that’s where it is for me. Far and away the...

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How to Get a Page Rank of 5: Top Ten Family Finance Posts #9

08/14/2012
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It’s been far too long since I’ve shared my favorite family finance posts of the week. Although I’ve been out of it, I’m proud to announce that going forward my links carry a little more weight with the Google Gods. My Family Finances has finally achieved page rank and it is a 5 and...

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Carnival of MoneyPros: Blogging, Being Married and Staying Married While Blogging Edition

07/15/2012
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Carnival of MoneyPros: Blogging, Being Married and Staying Married While Blogging Edition

If something as small as video gaming can lead 75% of spouses to marriage misery, how does blogging affect a marriage? Research from Brigham Young studied how online role playing video games affected marital bliss. To no one’s surprise, surveys found that the way to your lover’s heart is not by attaining level 80....

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Can I Trick You Into Giving Me Ideas for Content and Top Family Finance Posts #8

07/09/2012
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Can I Trick You Into Giving Me Ideas for Content and Top Family Finance Posts #8

If you blog, I highly recommend throwing things against the wall and for a number of reasons: 1)      You can throw whatever you like 2)      You get to throw it as hard as you can 3)      Both 1 and 2 feel great 4)      Sometimes, the thing hits the wall and sticks so you get...

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You Should Get an Emergency Fund and Reduce Debt: Top Ten Family Finances Posts #7

07/03/2012
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You Should Get an Emergency Fund and Reduce Debt: Top Ten Family Finances Posts #7

I don’t think my sister would appreciate me sharing this on the internet, but she’s in a financial bind and it’s because she doesn’t have an emergency fund. In the grand scheme of putting your family finances together, paying off debt is important, but an emergency fund is essential. The Right Choice in a...

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