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52 Week Money Challenge – How to Easily Boost Your Savings to $1,378

Raise your hand if you know you should have more in your savings account. Don’t worry, you’re not the only one. Bankrate earlier reported that over 75% of Americans don’t have enough cash savings to cover their expenses for 6 months. 27% don’t have any savings at all!! #ouch Before I got married, I had […]

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Decisions That Can Make You Bankrupt

Have you ever made a mistake with money? Probably. Did you make multiple bad financial decisions? I did. In fact, I made so many bad money decisions in a row that it almost bankrupted me and almost cost me my marriage. What I’ve learned since I woke up and stopped being so careless with my […]

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GF¢ 005 – How to Add Awesome Habits to Your Daily Routine with James Clear

Podcast: Play in new window | Download I’m obsessed with habits right now. Like super obsessed. I earlier wrote about how to go about breaking a bad habit and replacing it with a good one. You can read that post here. In that post I challenged my readers to join me in attempting to add […]

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I’m Drowning in Medical Debt. Help! (Reader Q&A)

When I was younger I struggled with debt racking up credit cards and student loans like no one’s business. I couldn’t ask for sympathy because I was the one to blame for my financial plight. One debt that I’ve been fortunate to avoid is medical debt. For those that have it realize how much of […]

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GF¢ 004 – 5 Ways to Reboot Your Financial Life

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Click here to subscribe to the “Good Financial Cents” Podcast in iTunes. Are you finances struggling to stay above water? Many Americans deal with this very struggle daily. My mission is to try and help. Karyn Lisk from Future Purpose Coaching asked that I come on her webinar […]

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GF¢ 003: How The Rose’s Get Down With Their Money

Podcast: Play in new window | Download “There’s a way of transferring funds that is even faster than electronic banking. It’s called marriage.” – Oscar Wilde A common question that my wife and I routinely get on our blogs is “How do you manage your finances as a couple?” The one thing that you need […]

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30 Financial Rules That Every 30 Year-Old Should Know (or risk going broke)

The BIG 3-0.  The age that you’re really an adult.  In your 20’s, you could still swing being a bit immature. Once 30 comes it’s game over.   And now that I’m 35…. Dang! Am I really 35?   <sigh> Halfway through my 30’s and I’ve been rocking it the best way I can. As a result, […]

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GF¢ 002: The Money Uprising Movement Continued

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Episode 2 is in the bag….. Hope you enjoyed the 1st episode of the GF¢ Podcast.   If you did, you’re in luck ’cause here’s the #2. If you didn’t….. well, um….I still love you.  The Money Uprising Movement Continued In the second episode I dive more into what […]

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GF¢ 001: What I’m All About

Podcast: Play in new window | Download It’s finally here! After wanting to start the GF¢ Podcast for over 11 months it has finally arrived! What can I say… great things take time to mature.  In my defense, I did publish a book and my wife and I started our Dollars and Roses podcast.  That […]

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100 Ways to Make $100 Fast

Free cash rocks! Walking through a parking lot I one time stumbled upon a $20 bill. Before I snatched it up I looked up around almost waiting for the hidden camera crew to jump out from the bushes to yell “Gotcha!”. They didn’t and I was $20 richer. Score! That is the only time that […]

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How to Break a Bad Habit in 21 Days (Reader Challenge)

Download The Bad Habit Destroyer worksheet to replace those bad habits with positive ones. “Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.” -Benjamin Franklin Have you ever tried to break a bad habit? What about start a good one? Sometimes the […]

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Hey Parents, Don’t Make This Mistake When Saving For Your Kids College

The following is a guest post by Adam Hagerman. To learn more about Adam, you can find his bio at the end of the post. Being a financial coach, I get to hear hundreds of financial stories and each one of them is different. ‘Someone might come to me with $120,000 in credit card debt […]

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