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Hooray!!!!! This is AMAZING! This blog has been in existence for 10 freakin’ years. Since August 27, 2010, I’ve been…

The giveaways are getting big now!! Today, we’re giving away our 2nd biggest prize – a $100 gift card to…

Hi All! Day 8 of the giveaway is in the books. Today’s lucky winner gets a $50 Target Gift Card!…

Hi All! This blog has been alive for nearly 10 years now (we’re just 3 days from the anniversary date,…

Dang, we’re just giving away prizes left and right here. I almost can’t keep up! Today’s prize – a fantastic…

Today was Day 5 of our blogiversary celebration, and we’re giving away the book, “Secrets of a Millionaire Mind”!! If…

Hey everyone! Believe it or not, we’re already through 4 days of giveaways here (there will be 10 days of…

Hi All! Man, it’s fun to give away stuff. I should really do this more often! Today is Day 3…

Today was Day 2 of our 10-day giveaway celebration — 10 days because I’m commemorating this site being live for…

For those of you that didn’t know, I’m celebrating 10 years of blogging at LifeAndMyFinances.com! My anniversary date is August…

Remote work is a concept that’s here to stay. Even before the pandemic struck, more and more Americans were choosing…

I started this blog on August 27th, 2010. I can hardly believe it, but I’m officially coming up on the…

Man, nothing lights up Twitter like the question, “Should I payoff my mortgage?…Or should I invest?” People are either on…

Did you know that over 40% of Americans receive inheritance money in their lifetime? And, get this, the median inheritance…

In the finance world, credit card usage can get somewhat mixed reviews. Some people, like Dave Ramsey, insist that you…

Whether you’re looking to bridge the gap between full-time jobs or you just need some extra money to help you…

You’re approaching 30 years old. Whoa, you’re like, an adult for real now. Better start thinking about money! Should you…

Looking for an investment calculator that you can download and keep on your desktop? You came to the right place!…

A little over a month ago, I decided to run 2 miles as fast as I could. I stretched, I…

Are you a new real estate investor? Are you trying to find renters for your newly purchased house or condo?…

Most of us wouldn’t mind making a few extra bucks (or a lot more) every month. It used to be…

Ever hear of flipping houses? Or flipping cars for thousands of dollars in profits? Of course! But…..what if you’re not…

“I died yesterday” — No, this isn’t a mysterious message from the crypt and this post won’t make it onto…

Here’s the thing with impulse spending. It’s kind of fun, isn’t it? The thrill of walking into a store for…

Many of you come to this site for personal finance advice – to hear about HSA, 529, and 401k accounts…