Rough Seas

Rough Seas


I’ve been in a lot of back pain lately. Not like the kind of annoying back pain you get every once in a while from a hard day’s work. It’s […]

What We All Have in Common With Olympians


It’s that special time again in the U.S. when people are hooting and hollering about the Olympics. Families put down their smart phones for a minute and gather around their tvs […]

Quit Your Job and Take the Train


Every once in a while in life you get to meet someone who challenges how you think about your life and your money. What if I could act as if […]

Frugal Adventures: Portland Edition

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I decided at the beginning of the year that I’d start doing the travel I’ve always wanted to. I tend to wait around for the right time— so why not […]

The Secret to Success is … Wait for it …


Hi guys! Today we have a guest post from Chris at Keepthrifty.com Check out his most recent post Experience is Better Than Stuff Except When it’s Not I want you […]

Perpetually Uncool: Financial Lessons from a Complete Weirdo


Growing up I was a pretty special kid. By special I mean awkward, annoying, and desperately uncool. At the time I felt like my uniqueness held me back from everything […]

Do What You Love?

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The other day we had a graduation party for my little sister. She’s 17 soon to be 18 heading to one of the local community colleges with a glimmer in […]

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Gundo Money on Bitcoin


I have a bit of a confession to make…I love to gamble my money away playing poker. I go to Vegas around three times a year and generally spend more […]

The Financial Surrender

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Sometimes I get seriously wrapped up in my everyday expenses. How can I spend less? How can I optimize my happiness while edging out my consumerism? These are pressing questions […]