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Michael Murphy

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Name:
Murphy On Money
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
budgeting, spending plan, living wisely, how-to, financial coaching, debt
Start Year:
2017

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Location:
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Age:
20s
Race:
Unspecified
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Engineer
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Latest Blog Posts

Market Losses Won’t Spoil The Season! Updated Charts Net worth Takeaways This is the 16th month of net worth tracking and our 2nd month which resulted in a loss of net worth growth. The S&P 500 was DOWN 10.60%  for the month. Yikes. Total monies in investments ended at $245,150 which was DOWN $21,756 [-... The post Net Worth Update – December 2018 appeared first on Murphy On Money. ...
Posted: Jan 12 2019 @ 8:01 PM
Side Hustle for Freedom! I once read that there are 3 types of freedom Financial Freedom – Buy what you want Location Freedom – Go where you want Time Freedom – Any time you want. Many of us, whether consciously or unconsciously are striving for these freedoms. I know I am. To that end, some... The post The Effective (And Fun!) Side Hustle Everyone Should Try appeared first on Murphy On ...
Posted: Jan 09 2019 @ 11:25 AM
It’s about to get real in here. At the end of this post, I’ll show how crazy and committed I was to get out of debt by showing you my month by month payments to two of my three student loan accounts. Unfortunately, I can’t get the information from one of the accounts but you’ll see I... The post How I Paid Off $63,000 of Debt in 24 Months! appeared first on Murphy ...
Posted: Jan 01 2019 @ 7:43 PM
“If you build it, they will come.”    That’s a quote from a 1989 movie called “Field of Dreams”. If you’re from Iowa, where I was raised, you know that movie well. Too bad that’s not how the internet works. I remember creating my first website and mulling over every detail to make sure it... The post How to Increase Site Traffic without Breaking the Bank appeared first on Murphy On ...
Posted: Dec 10 2018 @ 4:33 PM
Making Up Losses and Vegas Updated Charts Net worth Takeaways This is the 15th month of net worth tracking and our 14th month of net worth growth. The S&P 500 was UP 0.72%  for the month. Total monies in investments ended at $266,906 which was UP $4,885 [1.86%] Total net worth was $442,238 which is UP... The post Net Worth Update – November 2018 appeared first on Murphy On Money. ...
Posted: Dec 09 2018 @ 1:45 PM
When it comes to money if we want to have more of it left at the end of the month there are only two variables; income and out-go. We can try to make more money or we can try to spend less money.  Most people find they have more immediate control over their spending. And... The post 50+ Super Simple Ways To Save Money appeared first on Murphy On Money. ...
Posted: Nov 30 2018 @ 5:37 PM
In our society (in the U.S.A.) your Credit Report and Credit Score can be important. What is your Credit Report?  Your credit report is essentially a list of your dealings with banks, loans, or leases. Anything requiring credit or a transaction in which someone gives you something with the expectation of repayment. The Big Three... The post How To Get Your Credit Report and Credit Score appeared first on Murphy On ...
Posted: Nov 23 2018 @ 8:48 PM
The holiday season is just around the corner.  For most of us that means time with family and friends, good food, shopping, and gift giving. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF.com) the average consumer will spend over $1,000 during the holiday season, most of which will be on gifts. If we’re not careful over... The post 5 Tips to Easily Avoid That Holiday Spending Hangover appeared first on Murphy On ...
Posted: Nov 14 2018 @ 3:20 PM
More Like OUCH-tober – Our First Negative Update Updated Charts Net worth Takeaways This is the 14th month of net worth tracking and the 1st month our net worth shrank The S&P 500 was DOWN 7.28%  for the month. Total monies in investments ended at $262,020 which was DOWN $21,415 or 7.55% Total net worth... The post Net Worth Update – October 2018 appeared first on Murphy On Money. ...
Posted: Nov 12 2018 @ 2:58 PM
*This post may contain affiliate links.  When you click and buy through an affiliate link I may get a small commission. It’s no extra charge to you and it helps to support this blog. Thank you! The Best Money I Spent This Year.  In this post, I’m going to tell you about my experience with... The post The Neato Botvac D7 Connected Review Of Use, Features, & Specs appeared first on ...
Posted: Oct 28 2018 @ 1:07 AM

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