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A Year with EveryDollar (part 3): Putting it into practice

In my previous 2 Posts I described 1) My experience using EveryDollar and 2) Some of the Tools I use with it. In this post, I wanted to cover putting it all together. Not following Dave Ramsey 100% Starting out

A Year with EveryDollar (Part 2): Tools/Techniques (Cash Envelopes/Separate Accounts/Sinking Funds)

(This is a follow up to an earlier post “A Year with EveryDollar“) One important aspect to help me keep everything organized is separating the money. The main tool I use for this is separate accounts, these accounts fall into

A “Dictatorship” …….. really?

I recently saw a post (from someone wanting to move to Europe), in the post she referred to the “current dictatorship”. Comments like this leave me scratching my head. I have a friend, in College she let some other student

The Frugal Gym (1st Steps (over and over))

So a few months ago, I finally cancelled by membership in “SportCity” not because of any issue with them, but because I didn’t use it enough to justify the cost.   (The money then went as an extra payment towards my

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Actions, Attitudes vs Things

So when I was young I remember watching TV and there was a new story about a “Gun Buy Back Program” (as well as lauding its ‘success’), being young I really didn’t think about it more than “that’s interesting” or

Who Moved My Cheese

Something reminded me of the book “Who Moved My Cheese”.  So dug it up and re-read it.  Its really short in a was able to finish it in < 1 hour.  

Oh, a sublime observation, I can actually say….

I was listening to a Podcast the other day, they where interviewing Tim Ferris (author of “The Four Hour Body”).  Interestingly he was speaking about attending a Vipassana Meditation Retreat. Several years ago I picked up The Four Hour Body and

The Last Jedi (Overall)

A few weeks ago I saw the last Jedi. (It opened here on Wed and I saw it Friday afternoon). I think overall is was just OK as a SciFi Movie.  During the movie I found myself having lots of

Welcome to the Captains Blog

Welcome to the Captain’s Blog. I along time ago  I saw a Web Comic using the term and thought it would be a great name for a blog.  I’ve been wanting to share some of my ideas and I decided

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