Author Archives: outtadebt

Cause and Effect

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I saw two interesting articles this week.  One, ‘Stop Keeping Up With The Joneses – They’re Broke is something I’ve known for quite some time.  The other, is from the Wall Street Journal. This one talks about the the increase in … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day / Graduation Time

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I hope all the other Fathers out there have a wonderful Day!  If you happen to have a graduation going on the same weekend, Fantastic!  It’s like two presents in one!

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Dave Ramsey and Making a Name

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Recently, a guy from Motley Fool, Brian Stoffel, wrote a blog post on Dave Ramsey’s advice for retirement savings. Essentially, Stoffel tried to poke holes in one of the assumptions in Ramsey’s model.  That of an assumed 12% average return on … Continue reading

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Can you say 500?

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What a difference a few hours makes.  Just a little while ago, I crowed that ‘Goof Off to Goofy Marathoner‘  just broke the 1,000 sales rank mark on Amazon! A few hours later I checked again (not that I’m obsessive) … Continue reading

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Book Broke 1,000 in Sales Rank on Amazon

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Pretty stoked here… My book ‘Goof Off to Goofy Marathoner’  just broke the 1,000 sales rank mark on Amazon!   This means there are only 997 books that have been downloaded more than mine (in a 24 hour period). Granted, … Continue reading

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The 2012 Recession and Financial Planning

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The Impact of the recession and how we save is a nice article from Forbes. In it, the author discusses how the short and long-term savings have been impacted.  Based upon an 2009 survey of 25,000 Americans, the study shows … Continue reading

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Thank you for your service

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To all Veteran’s and their families… Thank you for your service to our country!

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Free Books!

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Starting Today, May 19 until June 2 each of my books will be Free on Amazon. Download, read, enjoy and give a review on Amazon if you can. These free download help me out when the books go back to … Continue reading

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A Long Strange Journey

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I went to a birthday party last night for some friends.  Great time and it was fun watching how silly a bunch of women can get when they get together.  Silly with or without alcohol involved. One of the people … Continue reading

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Tax Returns as ‘Forced Savings’

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According to this post in Mint, many people take advantage of their tax return as the means to  savings.  While the ideas presented in my prior post are things I would do, I should point out that my assumption is based … Continue reading

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