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Atypical Life
Early Retirement
FIRE, financial independence, investing, budgeting
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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The buy-it-for-life movement has been gaining more and more steam over the years. You can check out the buy-it-for-life subreddit to really get an idea of how big this movement is these days. What a great idea it is. Buy it once and you never have to buy it again! It’s also an excuse to […] The post 8 Reasons You Need to Buy-It-For-Life Today appeared first on Atypical Life. ...
Posted: May 16 2018 @ 12:32 AM
Purchases at the dollar store can be hit or miss. It may be mostly full of junk and cheap items from China, but there are diamonds in the rough here. Sometimes we don’t need to have the best. The “buy it for life” movement continues to grow which espouses buying the best things, but for […] The post The Absolute Best Dollar Store Buys appeared first on Atypical Life. ...
Posted: May 05 2018 @ 5:36 AM
Apple introduced the first smartphone way back in 2006 and the iPhone brought about a paradigm shift in information consumption. Today we take for granted the abilities of a smartphone. But did you know you can save and make money on your smartphone? We essentially carry around mini-computers in our pockets these days. The smartphone […] The post 10 Free Tools To Save and Make Money On Your Smartphone appeared first ...
Posted: May 04 2018 @ 8:22 PM
Do you love buying things? How about purusing your local garage sales looking for steals? If that is you, then you may be a prime candidate for buying and flipping items. You can become a flipper (not like the dolphin ;). In order to be proficient at buying and flipping goods you have to have […] The post 25+ Best Items to Make Extra Money Flipping for Profit appeared first on ...
Posted: Apr 29 2018 @ 8:54 PM
Personal finance. Oh, personal finance. Why aren’t thou known to all? That is the question, isn’t it? There really should be no reason that we have to cross the internet searching for the answers to personal finance because we can’t figure it out. We should receive all the financial education we need on money matters […] The post 24 Simple Rules Of Personal Finance You Must Follow appeared first on Atypical ...
Posted: Mar 27 2018 @ 10:26 AM
I love buying in bulk. When we buy in bulk, the cost per item goes down, so we are saving money over the long term. However, if we are not smart about buying in bulk, then we buy items that go bad before we can possibly use them all. There is nothing worse than having […] The post Buying in Bulk: 16 Common Household Items You Should Buy in Bulk to ...
Posted: Mar 22 2018 @ 12:52 AM
There comes a time in all of our lives where we decide it is time to start organizing our finances. This time may come at many ages, but without fail, at some time we will need to organize our money. The problem is, where do we start' We all look at our┬ábank account balances to […] The post The Ultimate 8-Step Guide To Organizing Your Finances appeared first on Atypical Life. ...
Posted: Mar 21 2018 @ 12:48 AM
We all have to eat. No getting around that. Did you know the average family spends 5-20% of their monthly budget on food' Let’s say you spend $3000 per month, not an outrageous amount. 20% of your budget is $600 and that does not include your dining out expenses that can raise your total food […] The post 14 Stupid-Simple Grocery Store Hacks to Save Money on Food appeared first on ...
Posted: Mar 19 2018 @ 8:00 PM
Debt sucks. There is no better way to say it. It just plain sucks. But there is hope. You too can claw your way out of debt and make a better life for yourself. Debt is a never-ending death spiral that once entered can suck you down further and further into the abyss. Very little […] The post How to Get Out of Debt: 8 Simple Steps for the Always Broke ...
Posted: Mar 12 2018 @ 4:39 AM
Do you need to make extra money today' We could all use a little extra money, whether it is to pay down our debt, save for a house, save for retirement, or to just buy that widget we have always wanted. Whether we like it or not, money powers the world. We just have to […] The post 50+ Ways To Make Extra Money Today appeared first on Atypical Life. ...
Posted: Mar 09 2018 @ 5:14 AM


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