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52 Week Money Challenge

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steven Moon Jan 16. 18 Replies

What has been your best and worst investment?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Edward Rochelle Feb 5. 20 Replies

Anyone done Tough Mudder?

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Edward Rochelle replied to Jeff Rose's discussion What has been your best and worst investment?
"My best investment was buying a small farm in Germany. I now use it to grow produce as a hobby and I sell it at the farmers market. It's a small profit that I get but the health and peace of mind benefits are amazing. Wouldn't trade it for…"
Feb 5
Will replied to Jeff Rose's discussion What has been your best and worst investment?
"Strictly financial: Best -- graduate school; house a distant second Worst -- used cars"
Feb 5
Boondocker replied to Jeff Rose's discussion What has been your best and worst investment?
"Best investment - education.  Each year and a half of salary increase paid for one year of school. Worst investment - Snap-On tools.  Cost is five times what craftsman charges and the Craftsman guarantee is better."
Feb 5
Basic Inventory replied to Jeff Rose's discussion What has been your best and worst investment?
"Best: condo worst: cars graduate school maybe even undergraduate."
Feb 4
Steven Moon replied to Jeff Rose's discussion 52 Week Money Challenge
"I use a similar approach to save for 2014 Christmas gifts.  I started in reverse however."
Jan 16
Stuart Charles replied to Jeff Rose's discussion 52 Week Money Challenge
"My bank has zero fees on everyday accounts."
Jan 16
Stuart Charles replied to Jeff Rose's discussion 52 Week Money Challenge
"If you've never saved before, this is a good way start. At least to get used to idea of saving."
Jan 16
Jack Bauer replied to Jeff Rose's discussion 52 Week Money Challenge
"Direct deposit checking accounts tend not to have minimum balances or fees.  My Chase account doesn't.  Credit unions have a small minimum balance ... $5 to $25 .. to keep your account open.   I don't like having…"
Jan 15
Rebekah replied to Jeff Rose's discussion 52 Week Money Challenge
"+1 Somehow, our car insurance, car registration, and renter's insurance are all due in January.  It wasn't so bad when I got a Christmas bonus after finishing my Christmas shopping, but it stings this year.  Don't know that…"
Jan 15
Rebekah replied to Jeff Rose's discussion 52 Week Money Challenge
"Helaine Olen has a great book on "the latte factor" - "Pound Foolish"  Get it from the library."
Jan 15
Rebekah replied to Jeff Rose's discussion 52 Week Money Challenge
"Where are you banking that you can let your checking account go to close to $0 and not incur a fee?  Where you can open a fee-free savings account with no minimum?  We bank at First Republic, which I really like, and our average monthly…"
Jan 15
Jack Bauer replied to Jeff Rose's discussion 52 Week Money Challenge
"The fact that this scheme for saving $1300 lousy bucks is sweeping anywhere is more a commentary on the sad state of people's finances than on the scheme itself.  Most who do this will probably take the $1300 and buy a TV or something, and…"
Jan 15
Tim the Enforcer replied to Jeff Rose's discussion 52 Week Money Challenge
"For some reason, this seems to be sweeping the Interwebs. Ordinarily, I'm all for whatever gets one saving money. So I wouldn't beat on you for this. Most people simply are unaware of where their money goes. From the taxes to all the ways…"
Jan 15
David F. replied to Jeff Rose's discussion 52 Week Money Challenge
"Jacks earlier post about an automatic plan is really good.  The hardest part is maintaining motivation.  With the automated transfer idea you only need to be motivated once and then you can forget about it, but it is still in effect. I…"
Jan 15
David F. replied to Jeff Rose's discussion 52 Week Money Challenge
"Don't for get non-monthly but expected expenses also.  Thinks like the yearly vet visit or tires on the car, oil changes etc.  My budget includes an auto transfer to a non-monthly account.  I'm always thankful I did this…"
Jan 15
Jack Bauer replied to Jeff Rose's discussion 52 Week Money Challenge
"Eh.  Saving is good.  But, if people are dedicated enough to jump through these hoops ... there are a lot better ways.  Less complicated, higher chance of success, better return.  The dedication is what's doing the work, not…"
Jan 14

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Managing Your Money While Deployed, One Soldier’s Story

Posted on April 10, 2009 at 1:32pm 2 Comments



In January 2005, I left the comfort of my family and home and began a 15 month deployment to Iraq. Although I knew the difficulty and hardships that I would face, I knew it would be an excellent opportunity for my wife and I to get a jump start financially. You would think that being overseas and unable to spend as freely as you can in the States would give every soldier an opportunity to save some serious bucks. Especially with the military… Continue

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At 9:56pm on November 11, 2010, thehuhman said…
Welcome to the Family Man group, Jeff!
At 10:05pm on January 24, 2010, Brett McKay said…
Happy Birthday, Jeff!! Hope you had a good one!
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You know it and that's the draw for me in sports ... I'll take a nail-biter every now and then. But if it becomes the norm, I gotta move on. :)
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!!

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