Category Archives: Personal Finances

2010 – Year in Review

To achieve a goal you must keep your eye on the prize. Financial goals are no different and require the same intensity, intention, and knowledge as personal goals. My wife and I have goals. We want to own a home, … Continue reading

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Moving Expenses- Cost of moving 0.9 Miles

In mid-June my wife and I found out that our landlord had run into financial hardships and needed to move back into the house. We were not evicted nor given a 30 day notice, but rather had until the end … Continue reading

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Financial Web Site Tip of the Month – CowBoom.com

You might be asking yourself what a CowBoom is… and if you do know please leave me a comment because I have no idea. Maybe a play on the word “Kaboom”? The web site Cowboom is a clearing house for … Continue reading

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June Financial Report – Stash the Cash

June Financial Report – Stash the Cash The Table As you can see we had another very good month. Some quick highlights are as follows: Revenue vs Expenses In our Revenue we showed a nice pick up compared to prior … Continue reading

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Personal Finance Benchmarks for 20 Somethings – Debt

I was recently turned on to a site that has a slew of metrics for 20 somethings. I have been searching for some time for data like this so I can compare our household finances to that of our peers. … Continue reading

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Auto Expenses – The most frustrating dollars you will ever spend

If you are like me you cringe when you throw money into your cars. Yes, they are a means to an end. If you cannot travel to your job you will have a hard time making money which could have … Continue reading

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How to pick a Graduation Gift

When a young (or old) person graduates from high school or college it is a time of transition. They are leaving what has been home for the last four years and dispersing to make their mark on the world. Graduations … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

This post is a thank you to all the mothers in the world. There is often a lot placed on a mother’s shoulders including the Finances of the household. To all the mothers who are cutting coupons, balancing check books, … Continue reading

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Coffee Today vs House Tomorrow

Good Morning Readers, As I was going through the financial blogs I read daily I saw a great article at http://www.DelieverAwayDebt.com in which he explains how cutting out a coffee a day can have a major impact on your finances. … Continue reading

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Purgatory of Student Loans – The Grace Period

I am writing this post in honor of my sister who will be graduating from college in two weeks. The sooner she comes to terms with her debts the sooner she can work her way out. My brother made the … Continue reading

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