7 Frugal Holiday Gift Ideas You Didn’t Think Of

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It’s holiday season and you know what that means … all budgets are off. Wrong! The holidays don’t have to break the bank. In fact, there are plenty of frugal holiday gift ideas that your friends, family, coworkers, and wallet will all love!

In order to succeed this holiday season you just need to brainstorm frugal holiday gift ideas (done for you in this post), write down your budget plan, and execute!… Read More

How to Break Away from Financial Dependence on Your Parents

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Today’s guest post comes from Harper Reid, a New Zealand native who blogs over at Tumblr. In this post, she focuses on the action items someone should take in order to break away from financial dependence. If you’re looking to gain financial independence from your parents, this article is for you! Similarly, if your son or daughter needs a financial push, this article will lead them in the right direction.Read More

Travel Hacking for Dummies

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What exactly is ‘travel hacking’? In simple terms, travel hacking is the art of utilizing credit card sign-up bonuses to earn points and miles in order to travel anywhere for FREE.

I won’t waste any more of your time, so let’s get started with travel hacking! This post is your step-by-step guide to signing up for your first card, earning your points, and spending them.… Read More

How Much Do Your Daily Work Habits Actually Cost You?

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In the financial independence community, people often criticize a bought lunch or a Starbucks coffee. But how much do your work habits actually cost you? In this article, I plan to take a deep dive into the numbers and discover the true cost of the average employee’s daily work habits. Once you understand the relationship between money and time, your whole worldview might just change.… Read More

11 Strategies for Raising a Money-Smart Kid | Guest Post from my Mom!

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Today I get to share a very special guest post with you! I asked my mom, Ruth, to share her parenting strategies and what she did to raise me into a money-smart, financial-independence-crazy entrepreneur. She’s one of the best people I know and she’s the reason why I am who I am. Enjoy!


Cody asked me if I would write a post for his blog about how to be frugal and raise a money-smart kid.… Read More

The Importance of Health & Fitness

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Health and fitness are a crucial part of life, yet they are often overshadowed by the pursuit of money. I believe that the reason for this is due to the delayed gratification of a healthy lifestyle. People want easy, quick wins that are tangible and quantifiable. Sorry, but you don’t get six-pack abs after one workout or recognize that your daily jogs have prevented you from a heart attack 30 years in the future.… Read More

The Un-Budget: Say Goodbye to the Traditional Budget

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Sorry to break it to you, but the traditional budget is old news…

I’ll admit, a budget is a great tool for controlling your finances if your spending is wildly out of control. However, the traditional budget pales in comparison to the all-powerful “Un-Budget”. Are you ready to unlock a savings superpower?

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