Simple Personal Capital Review

Simple Personal Capital Review

Reading Time: 5 minutes  Since college, which was back in the early 2000s, I’ve been using excel spreadsheets to manage my finances. After various versions, I finally settled on what I have now and it’s available for free to everyone here. It focuses on tracking income and expenses…

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Money Personality: What’s The Downside Of Yours?

Reading Time: 5 minutes  Today I’m honored to present a guest post from Michelle Laurey, a writer of various subjects including personal finance. Her bio is at the end. I hope you enjoy the post!     Many people struggle with managing money. You may have read a…

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A Customized Budget Is A Good Thing

Reading Time: 4 minutes  Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy learning about budgeting techniques and tools that are out there and available. But rather than using them, I instead get ideas from them.  I already have a custom budget excel spreadsheet that I use and it has served…

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How Much Cash Should I Carry?

Reading Time: 4 minutesThis is a very common question that people come back to and reevaluate time and time again. And really I would say that less cash = less risk. We live in an age where we can pay for almost anything with a credit card, heck…

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Spending on the Simple Joys

Reading Time: 3 minutesMy wife and I both work, so we simply don’t have much time in the weeknights to relax because we are preparing dinner, lunch for the following day, cleaning a little here and here etc. on the weekend, we’ll sometimes go out for breakfast. One…

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New Year Financial Goals

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe reason why it’s good to have goals is that it gives you a purpose, something to strive for, something to look forward to, something to eventually be proud of. Ok, now I got you pumped right…..NICE! But at the same time, it’s important to…