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Michael Murphy

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Murphy On Money
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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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Stay or move…  Rent or buy…  ??? You may have found yourself evaluating these options before… if not its likely that one day you will.  This post dives into our family’s evaluation of housing option and what finally decided. You may have heard me mention in a previous episode of Murphy On Money that my... The post Rent or Buy… Evaluating Housing Options appeared first on Murphy On Money. ...
Posted: Oct 17 2017 @ 11:41 PM
Like the 4-minute mile, often something feels impossible until someone accomplishes the seemingly impossible.  If you find yourself saddled with credit card debt and wondering what you can do about it, you may find hope in this post. Patty Moore from WorkingMotherLife.com discusses the 4 methods she used to fight her way out of crippling credit... The post 4 Tips for Getting Out of Credit Card Debt appeared first on Murphy On ...
Posted: Oct 04 2017 @ 10:34 PM
Have you ever heard of the Standford University Marshmallow Experiment on self-control and delayed gratification?  If you haven’t, at the end of this post I put a link to some pretty hilarious videos you should check out, after reading the post of course. What is the experiment? In the late 1960s and early 1970s psychologist and... The post Marshmallows and self-control appeared first on Murphy On Money. ...
Posted: Sep 04 2017 @ 1:33 PM
Let’s talk about mortgages!   Okay, we all don’t have one but if you do, or ever might, there are some things you should all know. Like audio? Check out the Podcast!  Listen to “Murphy on Money – Ep8 – 3 Things We Should All Know About Mortgages” on Spreaker. Honestly, there is quite a... The post 3 Things We Should All Know About Mortgages appeared first on Murphy On Money. ...
Posted: Aug 08 2017 @ 11:48 PM
In a recent post, I mentioned a sacrifice of just $10 a day in your paycheck could stack up to be over $1 million in about 35 years.  Most of the folks that read that article probably thought, “well that’s great Murphy but where am I going to find $300 a month”.   I understand that... The post 2 Effortless Ways to Save $300 a Month appeared first on Murphy On Money. ...
Posted: Aug 03 2017 @ 1:00 AM
You may look at the title and think if I want to have $1Million and I’m only putting away $10 a day then it would take me forever to accumulate $1M!  It’s impossible!  Well in fact, it’s not. and actually, by using a retirement plan, it can be done in less than 35 years!  No... The post Retirement Savings: $1,000,000 on $10 a day… appeared first on Murphy On Money. ...
Posted: Jul 18 2017 @ 9:48 PM
I recently began researching retirement savings and the overarching theme is that people are not saving as much as they should/could to be able to support themselves into retirement. It’s understandable because many folks are just trying to get by. In fact 50% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. In such and environment its not... The post Retirement Savings: Things to Know and How to Start appeared first on Murphy On ...
Posted: Jul 16 2017 @ 2:45 PM
When it comes to paying down debt versus investing money, you may have heard the comment “Why would I pay off my debt when I can earn more money on my investments?” For example: A student loan may have an interest rate around 5% and the average return on the market is 7% over the long term.... The post Pay Down Debt or Invest? appeared first on Murphy On Money. ...
Posted: May 21 2017 @ 7:00 AM
Tax season is upon us again!   If you’re like more than 80% of U.S. households you’ll spend the tax refund within 1 week of receiving it.  I suggest here 6 ways to spend your tax refund that are great for your personal finances and will also support a path of wealth accumulation!  At the... The post 6 Great Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund appeared first on Murphy On Money. ...
Posted: Apr 14 2017 @ 3:43 PM
Heads up! If you are like me and like podcasts check out my podcast on this post below.  I hope you will listen, enjoy, and subscribe! Listen to “Murphy on Money – May.17.2017 – Is there such a thing as good debt?” on Spreaker. I have written and rewritten this debt post several times because... The post Is there such a thing as good debt? appeared first on Murphy On Money. ...
Posted: Apr 07 2017 @ 6:30 PM


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