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Aaron Crowe

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Concord, California, United States
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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Many people can see frugality as being cheap and stingy. However, being frugal doesn't mean you have to make sacrifices. Here are six ways that you can be frugal without feeling deprived: Realize Your Priorities First things first, you have to know where your priorities are. Why spend money going out when you prefer to ...continue reading → 6 Ways to be Frugal Without Feeling Deprived is a post from: When ...
Posted: Nov 27 2017 @ 8:37 AM
Preparing for and dealing with a deployment is hard. If you are a service member, or if you are a spouse going through a deployment, trying to save money during deployment can be a daunting and critical task to take on. However, there are ways to cut costs, save money, and still pay your bills on ...continue reading → How to Save Money During Deployment is a post from: When Life Gives ...
Posted: Nov 13 2017 @ 5:31 PM
As kids, we’ve always dreamed of growing up into the cool adult with the nice car. We soon discover that dream cars are a dream for a reason: they are expensive. Now, you’re all grown up and still dreaming of that vehicle. But a car lease may be your solution. How to get a car These days, it is so easy to get a new car. If you’re looking for a ...
Posted: Nov 01 2017 @ 11:06 AM
“Do what I say and not what I do” is something too many kids can hear when growing up. And if not in those words, then in their parents’ actions. Speeding, swearing, not exercising and poor money habits are bad examples that parents can set without realizing it. Some parenting “fails” teach children about money — but in bad way. Here are some parenting “fails” that parents can turn around to teach ...
Posted: Oct 27 2017 @ 1:23 PM
As someone who doesn't carry a wallet, I'm always thankful when I find a retailer that accepts credit card payments through my phone. Such businesses are difficult to find, so my iPhone is inside a small case that opens to hold only three cards: my driver's license, a debit card and a credit card. No, it's not a man purse. It's the size of my phone, but about twice as thick. ...
Posted: Oct 26 2017 @ 10:33 AM
If you enjoy watching renovation shows or HGTV, you are most likely aware of the process of flipping houses. If you aren't sure what this means, flipping a house is basically investing in a house, fixing it up as quickly as possible, and selling it to reap a profit. But, can you start flipping houses as a side hustle? Research Flipping Houses First things first, know what you are getting yourself into. Flipping ...
Posted: Oct 23 2017 @ 8:42 AM
With rising prices and lowered quality, many people are taking the leap from cable services to online streaming services. Studies have shown that around 25% of American households no longer have cable, and instead use online streaming services to watch their favorite shows and movies. So what are the best streaming services that will help you replace your cable? Start streaming services with Netflix Netflix is the "holy grail" streaming service that many people ...
Posted: Oct 16 2017 @ 11:24 AM
While it is becoming increasingly popular to retire early or achieve financial freedom before 65, there are quite a few reasons why you should never retire. People are Living Longer It is projected that in 2050, over 20% of the population will be 65 years or older. That's up from 12% in 2000. With more people living longer, there comes more time to enjoy life and work if you choose to. 65 ...
Posted: Oct 03 2017 @ 8:21 AM
You often hear not to keep up with the Joneses in the personal finance community. While it's best not to try to keep up with the people who are broke and flaunting it, what should you do instead? I suggest keeping up with the Gateses — Bill Gates. Who is Bill Gates? Bill and Melinda Gates are widely known, but the Gateses could also be anyone who has built wealth in smart ...
Posted: Sep 27 2017 @ 11:06 AM
Many Americans are starting to feel as if they will never be able to afford a house, especially in areas like San Francisco, New York, and even Miami. While many people choose to rent instead, you can still afford a house when you're broke. Here are a few steps to take if you want to own your own home. Weigh Your Options If you live in an area that buying a house is ...
Posted: Aug 30 2017 @ 8:40 AM


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