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Jon Dulin

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Penny Thots
General Finance
Frugality/Saving, Earning More/Hustling
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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When you have a little bit of extra cash, it’s easy to want to spend it instead of saving it. Spending gives you instant gratification for purchasing something you’ve always wanted or for experiencing something new. That instant gratification is what marketing companies are hoping you will continue to seek, and it can create a financial problem for people who are big on shopping and spending. While spending money isn’t always ...
Posted: Oct 17 2017 @ 9:52 AM
Are you tired of working for someone else? Tired of others reaping the rewards from your hard work? Do you have the urge for starting your own business but don’t know where to start? Does fear hold you back? There is nothing to be ashamed of if fear is holding you back. I was there. I wanted so badly to start my own business but my own fear would always creep in. ...
Posted: Oct 09 2017 @ 7:10 AM
How to save money? This would be the question in minds of mostly everyone. We all keep looking for easy options to save some extra dollars. So, here are 13 mind-blowing personal finance tips to save money and lead a financially secure life. Here we go! 13 Mind-Blowing Personal Finance Tips For Money Saving #1. Firstly, Some Basic Rules For Financial Success! It might seem very difficult initially to handle your money smartly but it isn’t ...
Posted: Oct 05 2017 @ 7:07 AM
As the standard of living in the United States continues to grow, so too do our misconceptions about needs versus wants. Depending on how you look at things, this can be a good thing or a bad thing. For the most part, advances in technology are a good thing. Innovation leads to new products and solutions to some of our greatest problems. Innovation also allows for the cost of items to ...
Posted: Oct 03 2017 @ 7:08 AM
Since personal finance isn’t taught in school, most of us learn money habits from our parents. If our parents were bad with money, chances are we will be bad as well. If you are a parent, you can teach your child good money habits, regardless of your financial situation. Here are four ways you can help your children develop a healthy money relationship by teaching kids about money. 4 Strategies For ...
Posted: Sep 26 2017 @ 7:14 AM
You can easily save money by using coupons for all of your purchases, not grocery shopping when you are hungry, and comparing prices on the items you want to buy. These are the simple and conventional ways to save money. But if you really want to save money each and every month, then you sometimes have to think outside the box. Are there things you might be overlooking and that you ...
Posted: Sep 21 2017 @ 10:06 AM
I like to keep my cars as long as possible. My first car I sold when it had 225,000 miles on it. I picked up a used car that was four years newer and only had 80,000 miles on it. When she started having troubles, I got rid of her for another newer used car with 100,000 miles on it. Now she is beginning to fall apart, so I am in ...
Posted: Sep 19 2017 @ 7:32 AM
I previously wrote about saving on groceries by meal planning. But if you aren’t basing your menu off of available sales and coupons then you are basically giving money away. By being a savvy shopper, you can minimize your grocery bill while still eating the foods you enjoy. The key to save on groceries is knowing what deals to take advantage of, and which to let pass by. In this post, ...
Posted: Sep 12 2017 @ 8:08 AM
Every time we go out to eat at a restaurant or even grab take out, it seems that the prices for food only keep rising. As a result, I decided to start figuring out ways to allow us to still enjoy dining out without breaking the bank. Do you want to stretch your dining dollars to go twice as far? Here are some simple tricks for you to start using to ...
Posted: Aug 24 2017 @ 6:20 AM
Having bad credit is one thing, but getting a car loan while having bad credit is another. Your credit score has a big impact when trying to get a new car loan, as lenders usually look at your credit report before deciding if they will finance your car. Although some companies offer bad credit car loan, it is always wise to keep your credit score in great shape, especially if ...
Posted: Aug 22 2017 @ 6:56 AM


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