Interview Series 2

The AC Interview Series with Nate from Investment Zen

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Nate from Investment Zen This is an interview with Nate from InvestmentZen. Investment Zen’s goal is to show you how to put money to work for you, so you don’t have to work for money. You can find him on twitter here. What’s your story?  How did I get on the blogger track…I ask myself that question sometimes! It feels …

This guys an idiot

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I was recently reading an article in The Atlantic titled The Secret Shame of Middle-Class Americans. I’ve got to be honest, I was feeling pretty disgusted by the time I was done. How many times are these stupid, upper class yuppies going to complain about where the economy is but take little responsibility for their own actions? Does he take some level …


How to Extend your Amazon Prime for Free

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Did you know that Amazon backs it’s 2 day Prime guarantee with extra free months of prime? Ya me neither. I recently heard this and put the advice to the test. I was irritated that a product I ordered took 5 days to show up and as I was googling the best way to address the issue, I came across …


5 Things to Do With Your Tax Return

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Even though I realize I’m simply getting back money I’ve loaned to the government at 0% interest, I’ll always prefer a refund over the need to make a payment. As tax season comes to a wrap, it’s interesting to think about the ways you can use those returns. Here are my top 5. 1. Finish maxing out your IRA The …

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Facebook – The Satisfaction Destroyer

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I have good life. I have a great significant other, 2 awesome dogs, and a whole bunch of friends I care about. I have a high paying job, no debt (beyond my minimal mortgage), and am a great position financially. We have nice things. We do fun stuff all the time. Concerts, events, vacations and road trips. Now I know all this …


Index Card Challenge – Part 4

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This is part 4 of the Index Card Challenge. To check out the earlier submissions head over to Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 or head to the Index Card Challenge. Definitely check it out if you came over from my collaboration with J. Money over at RockStar Finance since we didn’t post all the cards there and you don’t want to miss any …

Interview Series 2

The AC Interview Series with Carlos from AAFMAA

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If you would like to participate in our interview series, check out the questions here, put together your answers in a word or google doc, and shoot them to me at and we’ll get you in the mix  This interview is from Carlos Perez at AAFMAA.   – Thanks, Adam What’s your story? My story is a fairly typical American …

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Your “Stop Doing” List

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I’m a big fan of lists. I use daily ones at work to focus my tasks. I keep ones for this blog, my Amazon business, and general things I need to get done. BUT, a lot of the time, those lists can be tough. They’re just another thing to feel bad about for not finishing. Beyond that, a lot of …