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Name:
My Mattress Money
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
saving, budgeting, net worth, investing,
Start Year:
2017

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Location:
New York City, New York, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
IT'S COMPLICATED
Profession:
Finance
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Latest Blog Posts

My former life as an auditor has left me with an ever-questioning and critical mind, especially when it comes to money.  Though I tend to be a skeptic with a very analytical way of thinking, that doesn’t mean that I’m not open to new ideas.  Actually, it’s quite the contrary.  I make a point of … ...
Posted: Nov 16 2017 @ 9:16 AM
SUMMARY: Market movements drove this month’s NW increase as well as focusing on paying off 50% of my credit card balance.  Otherwise, it was a typical month of consistent savings and debt reduction. LIQUID ASSETS Checking – cash purposed for managing day-to-day and monthly expenses +$240.88 paid off 50% of the credit card balance Savings – cash … ...
Posted: Nov 06 2017 @ 9:37 AM
If I were any good with money, people looking to save a few bucks on a new mattress wouldn’t be the only ones visiting my blog. While I’m proud of my current financial situation, that wasn’t always the case. Though I’d like to say that I’ve drastically cut down on the number of idiotic financial decisions … ...
Posted: Oct 04 2017 @ 10:16 AM
SUMMARY: A slow and steady month, just how I like them.  Main drivers were the month-end uptick in the markets and the life insurance cash value continues to build as expected.  Decrease in operating cash and an increase in credit card debt isn’t a recipe for success by any means and will be managing this down … ...
Posted: Oct 03 2017 @ 8:30 AM
KNOW THE RISKS Most of us are well aware that investing, of any kind, carries some degree of risk.  When we invest our hard-earned dollars, we do so on the basis that the risks associated with the investment, are identifiable, measurable and manageable.  It goes without saying, the risks should be within some degree of … ...
Posted: Sep 20 2017 @ 8:42 AM
Today’s post is contributed by Amy Nickson, a passionate writer on finance. Amy is a professional blogger whom has started her own blog and also works as a contributor for the Oak View Law Group. Please share your opinions by commenting below. We all have those financial insights like “You should live within your means”, … ...
Posted: Sep 18 2017 @ 7:29 AM
Today’s post is contributed by Amy Nickson, a passionate writer on finance. Amy is a professional blogger whom has started her own blog and also works as a contributor for the Oak View Law Group. Please share your opinions by commenting below. We all have those financial insights like “You should live within your means”, … ...
Posted: Sep 18 2017 @ 7:29 AM
THE BALANCING ACT It’s no secret that dialing into a balanced life is no easy feat. Sometimes you are completely unaware of how upside down things are until someone points it out, or an event happens that forces the issue – such as missing a family obligation, or being on holiday and constantly checking work … ...
Posted: Sep 11 2017 @ 9:55 AM
SUMMARY: A slight modification in my New Worth schedule that resulted in a restatement for July, for comparability purposes.  I added a “Lease Obligation” line in the liabilities section for my apartment, storage unit, and gym memberships for my wife and I.  These are expenses I am contractually bound to and, therefore, added for completeness. … ...
Posted: Sep 04 2017 @ 3:28 PM
Did you know that those who make it a point to practice saying ‘thank you’ also sleep better, exercise more, feel optimistic about Philadelphia sports teams, are less materialistic, more prone to be financially secure, smile relentlessly, and can even have greater mental clarity? Actually, there is absolutely zero scientific evidence to support any of … ...
Posted: Aug 08 2017 @ 9:49 AM

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