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  • How to Budget for Unplanned Expenses (‘Cuz You’re Not “Even Steven”)
    by Joel on April 19, 2021 at 5:30 am

    The post How to Budget for Unplanned Expenses (‘Cuz You’re Not “Even Steven”) appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Do you guys remember that episode of Seinfeld where Jerry learns he is “Even Steven”?One of Jerry’s work gigs was cancelled, then another one popped up shortly afterward for the same night and same pay. He lost a $20 bill, then later found $20. A girl broke up with him, and he met another one The post How to Budget for Unplanned Expenses (‘Cuz You’re Not “Even Steven”) appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy.

  • Volunteering Sucks. But It’s Also Kind of Awesome.
    by Joel on April 16, 2021 at 5:30 am

    The post Volunteering Sucks. But It’s Also Kind of Awesome. appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Happy Friday, lovely people!Today I’m going to talk to you about volunteering and how awesome it is.And by awesome, I really mean … Inconvenient, thankless, frustrating, gritty, and a total pain in the ass! (But then somehow if you grit through all of this, that’s when the awesome and wickedly satisfying bits come in 😀.)I’ve been The post Volunteering Sucks. But It’s Also Kind of Awesome. appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy.

  • WTF Is an NFT?
    by Guest Author on April 12, 2021 at 5:30 am

    The post WTF Is an NFT? appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Odds are you’ve seen the letters “NFT” floating around in financial and tech news for the past few months. And if you’re like me you’re totally confused about all this NFT and crypto art stuff.So I reached out to my smartest blogger friend, Jesse from Best Interest, who has a gift for breaking down complex The post WTF Is an NFT? appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy.

  • Net Worth Report “Lucky #7” and FREE Finance Course!
    by Joel on April 9, 2021 at 1:15 pm

    The post Net Worth Report “Lucky #7” and FREE Finance Course! appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Happy Friday, y’all!Before I share net worth numbers, I have 2 exciting things …FREE Finance Course From Rebel Finance SchoolLast year my friends Katie and Alan Donegan ran a virtual finance course — for FREE — to help people take control of their finances. And they’ve just announced it’s happening again, and for FREE again!The The post Net Worth Report “Lucky #7” and FREE Finance Course! appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy.

  • 2 Big Differences Between Successful and Unsuccessful Investors
    by Joel on April 5, 2021 at 5:30 am

    The post 2 Big Differences Between Successful and Unsuccessful Investors appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. I have a friend who is a cryptocurrency millionaire. Woohoo!…But another friend has LOST thousands of dollars messing with crypto. ☹️I know a couple who made more than $1 million dollars on GameStop stock. Crazy! 😳…But I also know that many people LOST large chunks of money trading GameStop during the recent wallstreetbets fandango. ☹️I The post 2 Big Differences Between Successful and Unsuccessful Investors appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy.

  • FIRE Lessons From the Jamaican Bobsled Team
    by Joel on April 2, 2021 at 5:30 am

    The post FIRE Lessons From the Jamaican Bobsled Team appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. One side effect of being a FIRE blogger is that money is always on your brain. Everywhere you look, you see personal finance topics and come up with weird analogies and concepts.So, I was watching Cool Runnings the other day with my wife. It’s a favorite movie of ours (and probably one of the raddest The post FIRE Lessons From the Jamaican Bobsled Team appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy.

  • Retired at 43: “No Gambling, No Lotteries, No Bitcoin”
    by Joel on March 29, 2021 at 5:30 am

    The post Retired at 43: “No Gambling, No Lotteries, No Bitcoin” appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Hey, everyone!We got a comment on the million dollar club page a while back that I thought was pretty interesting … so I dug a little deeper and found a cool story to share.Below is the original note, followed by my nosy questions and the replies (with edits for length and clarity).Great tips and information The post Retired at 43: “No Gambling, No Lotteries, No Bitcoin” appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy.

  • Sexy for All the Wrong Reasons
    by Joel on March 26, 2021 at 5:30 am

    The post Sexy for All the Wrong Reasons appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. You’ve probably forgotten about this, but when you signed up for this Budgets newsletter, you were asked, “How did you come across this blog?”All the answers get emailed to me, and I read them to learn how people find the website.The most common replies are things like, “I was searching for free budget templates” or The post Sexy for All the Wrong Reasons appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy.

  • 2020 Review and ROI of My Rental Duplex
    by Joel on March 22, 2021 at 5:30 am

    The post 2020 Review and ROI of My Rental Duplex appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Hey there, money nerds! How’s your 2020 tax return going? Who else out there besides me gets turned on by a long 1040 Form, multiple 1099-MISC’s, sexy AGI, and itemizing deductions for their MFJ status? (and who has no clue what the heck I’m even talking about? → don’t worry, that’s what H&R Block is for!)Anyway, The post 2020 Review and ROI of My Rental Duplex appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy.

  • Money, Morals, and Decisions on the Path to FIRE
    by Joel on March 19, 2021 at 5:30 am

    The post Money, Morals, and Decisions on the Path to FIRE appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. My friend hit me up with an interesting dilemma the other day. It’s one of those money vs. moral problems, and I think many of us can relate…“I accepted an offer from [new job] yesterday with a $20K sign-on bonus!… and it’s much more closely aligned with my passion than my current job.Now, I just The post Money, Morals, and Decisions on the Path to FIRE appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy.