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Budget Friendly Valentine Gift Ideas

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The following article is by Kristi, our staff writer. She is a great freelance writer, blogger, wife, and stay at home mom of two. What started as a liturgical celebration of an early Christian saint has become an 18 billion dollar per year business. Valentine’s Day, as it’s now known, has millions of Americans flocking in droves to [...]

Should I Fix The Dent or Keep The Cash?

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Last month, we got into a little car accident when we were in California for Christmas. That was a drag because we haven’t been in an accident in years. We met up with a friend for a playdate and went to grab lunch afterward. Unfortunately, this parking lot was terrible. There were a bunch of [...]

2020 Challenge: Passive Income VS Expense

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This is the 2016 update for our 2020 Challenge: generate enough passive income to exceed our expenses. Mrs. RB40 plans to retire in 2020 and it would be really nice if we can accomplish this goal by then. We have passive income from different sources and for this challenge we’ll count all of them. Here [...]

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You know, I haven’t spent money on Powerball since they doubled the price from 1 to 2 bucks. The price of getting a nice dream was too steep! The $1.3 $1.5 Billion Jackpot pulled me back in, though. I got my $2 ticket and I’m dreaming of ways to spend those winnings. Of course, the probability [...]