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John C.

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Action Economics
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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Many Different attractions offer annual memberships.  Depending on where they are and the type of establishment the attraction is these annual memberships can be an extremely good deal.  I save several hundred dollars per year, and my family has more access to a variety of attractions thanks to family memberships. … The post Should I Get An Annual Membership? appeared first on Action Economics. ...
Posted: Oct 06 2017 @ 6:19 AM
A couple months ago I wrote about getting into credit card point hacking and recently I came across an amazing deal using the Amtrak Mastercard in order to acquire Choice privileges points, it requires jumping through some hoops, but the value is certainly there. I like Choice hotels because they … The post Using The Amtrak Mastercard for Choice Privileges appeared first on Action Economics. ...
Posted: Sep 29 2017 @ 8:52 PM
I read through several personal finance blogs and more often than not there is this world that appears so far out of reach…a world in which nothing bad ever happens.  A world in which the author is consistently doing better and better month after month, year after year.  I sometimes … The post Are Financial Setbacks Keeping You Away From Retirement? appeared first on Action Economics. ...
Posted: Sep 22 2017 @ 6:54 AM
It’s important in life to have long term goals, too many of us worry about today, tomorrow and this weekend, without ever looking at 5 years, 10 years, 20 years.  The problem with long term goals is that as we grow and change, so do our goals.  Goals you set … The post The Danger Of Ever Increasing Long Term Goals appeared first on Action Economics. ...
Posted: Sep 15 2017 @ 9:26 PM
If you can save $1,000 over the next 3 months, you have the ability to become insanely wealthy.  $1,000 over 3 months is about $83 a week.  I know if you are reading this while working a part time job for minimum wage you’re thinking I might as well have … The post Save $1,000 And Change Your World appeared first on Action Economics. ...
Posted: Sep 08 2017 @ 7:14 PM
I started this blog in 2013 with the expectation that I would not earn any money from it,  I just wanted to share what I was learning about personal finance with others.  I didn’t even know it was a possibility to make money off a blog.   When I read … The post Starting A Blog For Retirement Income appeared first on Action Economics. ...
Posted: Sep 01 2017 @ 8:15 PM
One of my favorite Jeff Bezos ideas that has been quoted frequently, is to think long term on your goals.  If you are only thinking about the next 3 months you have tons of competition.  If you are thinking about 5 years, 10 years from now, the crowd disappears.  We … The post The Joy Of Working Less: Why I Am Cutting My Hours On Purpose appeared first on Action ...
Posted: Aug 25 2017 @ 2:58 PM
In my personal life I am public as the owner of this blog, and most people who have known me longer than this blog has existed know of my passion for frugality, saving money, and microeconomics in general.  From time to time people ask me for advice or guidance, but … The post The Secret To Becoming A Millionaire appeared first on Action Economics. ...
Posted: Aug 18 2017 @ 5:30 AM
For 2016 I came just shy of hitting our 50% savings rate goal, which we missed due to needing to replace our primary vehicle and choosing to pave our driveway.  Excluding the purchase of our vehicle, we hit a rate of 47%.  For 2017 I want to hit 50%. For … The post Getting To A 66% Savings Rate appeared first on Action Economics. ...
Posted: Aug 11 2017 @ 6:17 AM
This is the first time I have looked into preschool costs, and boy is it a racket.  What really bothers me is that there is this massive cliff in affordability.  There are several preschool programs that are completely free if you qualify based on income, then there are programs that … The post Paying For Preschool: This Is Going To Be Pricey appeared first on Action Economics. ...
Posted: Aug 04 2017 @ 8:06 AM


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