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Will You Survive The Great Depression 2.0?

Will You Survive The Great Depression 2.0?

I’m not really sure how the topic of The Great Depression 2.0 came to be on such a sunny and beautiful afternoon here in Seattle. I woke up early this morning (and by early I mean 7AM which is considered early for me). Anyways, the […]

What’s In Our Wallet? Ranking Our Past Credit Card Rewards!

What’s In Our Wallet? Ranking Our Past Credit Card Rewards!

I never thought there would be a day that churning ice cream would be booted off as my favorite churning related activity. Life has proved me wrong, again! Churning credit card rewards is my favorite churning related activity. I found out just a few days […]

A (Very Late) 4th Month Blog Report – Hello Mr. Monotony 😴

A (Very Late) 4th Month Blog Report – Hello Mr. Monotony 😴

Blog Report We’re half way through September so I thought this would be the perfect time to reflect back on August 😁. Truthfully, these blog reports are becoming less and less interesting to me so I didn’t rush to whack one out. I’m just hoping […]

Debt & Suicide: I tattled big time and I violated a lot of things but I’m still proud.

Debt & Suicide: I tattled big time and I violated a lot of things but I’m still proud.

I tried writing this piece in my head for days. Then I remember something that happened to me that I never told anyone. I never even told my husband this story (unless Jared reads this, hi honey!). All the names in this story have been […]

David or Goliath? Reducing Big Expenses VS Small Expenses

David or Goliath? Reducing Big Expenses VS Small Expenses

Mrs. Picky Pincher is the money-saving maven and blogger at Picky Pinchers. She writes about living the good life while paying off $250,000 of debt. (Lily Note: She’s a spunky cutie blogger and has the best foodporn around. If you don’t check her out then you’re […]

Answer These 25 Questions Before Hosting on Airbnb

Answer These 25 Questions Before Hosting on Airbnb

Hosting On Airbnb Common Questions Every Host Should Already Know Hosting on Airbnb takes a lot of courage and some thick skin! You are essentially inviting people into your home with the power to critique. You will get your share of easy-going guests and you will […]

Making Our Epileptic Rainbow Unicorn Themed Financial Map

Making Our Epileptic Rainbow Unicorn Themed Financial Map

Our Financial Map I’m not trying to come off as a hipster but I made this financial map for Apathy Ends long before it started rolling. When I first joined the personal finance community in late March, I connected with Mr. AE on Twitter. He […]

Storytime! “I Cashed Out My 401K!” – 401K Taxes & Early Withdrawal Penalties

Storytime! “I Cashed Out My 401K!” – 401K Taxes & Early Withdrawal Penalties

401K Taxes & Early Withdrawal Financial literally is important and as a personal finance blogger I sometimes take my knowledge for granted. This particular story happened to a former schoolmate of mine. She received what she thought was a “blessing” check. I would like to […]