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Matt Spillar

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Spills Spot
General Finance
Budgeting, Millennial
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Bay Area, California, United States
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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Latest Blog Posts

A checklist of 15 financial goals to strive to achieve as soon as possible. Building up savings, paying off debt, investing, and more. The post 15 Financial Goals to Strive For appeared first on Spills Spot. ...
Posted: Dec 11 2017 @ 8:00 AM
Hey everyone, hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. As you may have noticed I took a few weeks off from posting to enjoy some family time. While I wasn’t writing, I got a ton of reading done. If you’ve been following along, earlier this year my dad issued a challenge for me to start reading investment books.… Read more The post Key Takeaways from Common Stocks & Uncommon Profits appeared first ...
Posted: Dec 04 2017 @ 8:00 AM
Why cooking is one of the best skills to learn and practice for saving money on food costs. Buying groceries and cooking your meals at home is key to reducing your food expenses. The post Why Cooking is An Essential Skill for Saving Money appeared first on Spills Spot. ...
Posted: Nov 06 2017 @ 7:00 AM
One of the largest area's in any budget is food spending. Here are 6 more ways for cutting down on food expenses to save money every month. The post 6 More Ways to Save Money on Food appeared first on Spills Spot. ...
Posted: Oct 30 2017 @ 7:00 AM
Avoid subscriptions and monthly payments whenever possible. We keep our budget simple by cutting back on the number of bills we pay each month. The post Avoiding Monthly Payments & Subscriptions appeared first on Spills Spot. ...
Posted: Oct 23 2017 @ 7:00 AM
Is it better to focus on cutting back on the big expenses or small expenses in your budget? Why your mindset towards spending money is the key. The post Reducing Big Expenses vs Small Expenses appeared first on Spills Spot. ...
Posted: Oct 16 2017 @ 7:00 AM
Wherever you're at in life, you can make a positive impact. We need to focus on helping others. Some recent examples of positive NFL stories. The post Use Your Platform to Help Others appeared first on Spills Spot. ...
Posted: Oct 09 2017 @ 7:06 PM
5 key takeaways from the classic personal finance book, The Intelligent Investor. Learning how to find value and take the emotions out of investing. The post 5 Key Lessons Learned from The Intelligent Investor appeared first on Spills Spot. ...
Posted: Oct 02 2017 @ 7:00 AM
Explaining our decision to finally cut cable TV. With so many streaming options available, we negotiated our bill to cut the cord and obtain a cheaper rate. The post Explaining Our Decision to Finally Cut Cable appeared first on Spills Spot. ...
Posted: Sep 18 2017 @ 7:00 AM
Last week I came across a new “blog chain” that a number of financial bloggers were taking part in. The challenge is to create a money map, which is a visual way to show how your money flows. This includes how your money is coming in via your income sources and the various ways it’s going out: checking account, savings accounts, investments, credit cards, and bills.… Read more The post Money ...
Posted: Sep 11 2017 @ 7:00 AM


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