Book Review – The One-Page Financial Plan by Carl Richards

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I have to say that I absolutely loved this book. The One-Page Financial Plan by Carl Richards is a masterpiece in simplicity. His ideas aren’t necessarily new and the book covers a lot of the same ground as many others. BUT Richard’s ability to distill important ideas in to simple, memorable, and teachable images is a gift. It’s incredibly accessible …

Vets, Tow Trucks, Busted Wheels and Emergency Funds

Adam My Life, Personal Finance 4 Comments

Well it’s been a rough month on the budget. The frugalmobile has over 150k on the odometer, over 30 MPG, and it’s ugly as can be. Unfortunately, it’s decided to fall apart. Problems abound and even with our extremely helpful and honest local mechanic, we were out $700 to fix the old sucker. Hopefully that’s the last repair bill and the faithful …

Book Review and Notes: Your Money or Your Life

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I recently finished up a classic, Your Money or Your Life by Joe Dominguez and Vicki Robin. This is the progenitor of the entire Financial Independence movement (at least the modern version) and I’d never picked it up. I’m glad I did. While a lot of the information isn’t revolutionary 25 years later, I’m sure it was a game changer at the …