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Guide: Create a Spreadsheet Dashboard for the Price of a Day of Retirement
Sep 25, 2016

Last time, I put up a couple calculators to help you understand your personal exchange rate for retirement days and money. Here, I’ll walk you through making your own awesome spreadsheet so you can have those calculators (and more) at your disposal.

Would You Trade $25 for an Extra Day of Freedom?
Sep 18, 2016

How much money does an extra day of financial freedom cost? While it seems like a pretty cool philosophical question, there’s actually a way you can calculate it to the penny. Get ready for the theory, the math, and the free calculators to give you a personalized quote on the cost of a day of freedom.

We Wish You a Merry Debt-mas
Sep 12, 2016

The average american family spent $820 on Christmas in 2015. If you’re already thinking about the holiday season and you’re worried about how to pay for everything you need to have a joyous time, I ran across an article that proposed a solution for you.

When it's Best to Let It Burn
Sep 5, 2016

This week was supposed to be an exciting one at work - I was due to get a new laptop. Being so frugal means I don’t always get to scratch my “new technology” itch at home so these moments are a rare treat for me. When I booted it up for the first time and opened the browser, however, I was in for a not-so-pleasant surprise.

Book Review: The More of Less by Joshua Becker
Aug 28, 2016

In America, we consume twice as many material goods as we did fifty years ago. Over the same period, the size of the average American home has nearly tripled, and today that average home contains about three hundred thousand items. On average, our homes contain more televisions than people. And the US Department of Energy reports that, due to clutter, 25 percent of people with two-care garages don’t have room to park cars inside and another 32% have room for only one vehicle.