Category Archives: book review

Book review: Debt-Free Living

tl;dr: This post is crazy long. Sorry! The book is good and it’s going on my keeper shelf.   I just finished reading The Spender’s Guide to Debt-Free Living, by Anna Newell Jones. It’s about her journey with, and how to … Continue reading

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Sick but reading

Sorry guys, I am sick. Caught it from Older Boy and it stinks. Hubby might have it as well. Sore throat, fuzzy head, and sniffles. I knew Older Boy was sick because Saturday he spent most of the day cuddled … Continue reading

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Tony Robbins

I’m reading his latest book, Money: Master The Game. I’ve never seen him (in person or on TV), heard him, or read anything of his before this. I know who he is because he was all over the place for … Continue reading

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Book review: Start Late and Finish Rich

Again, I’m only about half way through this one. This one relies on the principle of Pay Yourself First. He advocates $10 a day. If you are in debt, $5 of it should go to debt and $5 of it … Continue reading

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Brokenomics

I had to put it down. Her examples got increasingly ridiculous. Her initial examples of home ownership were either the homes of the rich and famous in L.A., or the friend of hers who slept in his car for 5 … Continue reading

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Early book review (unfairly early): Brokenomics

  I went back to personal finance books after reading the first of the fiction series I was looking forward to. I’m so torn though! I really liked the fiction book and want to read the rest of the series, … Continue reading

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Book review: author Carl Richards

I read two books by him recently: The Behavior Gap and The One-Page Financial Plan. Both were good. The one page financial plan is about finding out why you want money and making sure that your spending and plan revolves around that. … Continue reading

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Book mid- read review: The Average Family’s Guide to Financial Fredom

I’m now reading another book. This one is from 2000 and is called The Average Family’s Guide to Financial Freedom. It’s a guide to how one family, living on $65,000 a year, built a new worth of $450,000 in just … Continue reading

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Rich Dad, Poor Dad

I am VERY late to this party (like, a decade), but I have started reading the book. While the financials might be out of date, the theory might be pretty good. And, it is so far. He is a Capitalist … Continue reading

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Thrifty more than green

Lots about money lately and not much about green, huh? Well, I’m in a debt phase and much of what I had been doing lately was either wasteful or for convenience and not for anything else. As a result, I … Continue reading

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