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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

Taxes Take Their Toll! Updated Charts Net worth Investments Net worth Takeaways This is the 19th month of net worth tracking and our 17th month of net worth growth. The S&P 500 was UP 0.53% for the month. Total monies in investments ended at $298,461 which was UP $5,330 [+ 1.82%]. Total net worth was... The post Net Worth Update – March 2019 appeared first on Murphy On Money. ...
Posted: Apr 08 2019 @ 3:23 PM
Excellent Market Gains! Updated Charts Net worth Takeaways This is the 17th month of net worth tracking and our 15th month of net worth growth. The S&P 500 was UP 7.73% for the month. Total monies in investments ended at $266,167 which was UP $21,017 [+ 8.57%]. Total net worth was $460,892 which is UP... The post Net Worth Update – January 2019 appeared first on Murphy On Money. ...
Posted: Feb 24 2019 @ 9:55 PM
Motivate Your Money!  My financial journey started with me feeling broke and having more bills than money.  I had racked up student loans, graduated, and then spent all the money I made as I paid the minimum on my student loans. My student loans were as much as my annual salary. How was I ever... The post A 5 Step Plan To Get What You Want From Your Money appeared first ...
Posted: Jan 30 2019 @ 2:41 AM
Meet Chase – He’s Living The Dream! Recently I was engaging with a financial community on facebook called “ChooseFI – Raleigh”.   It’s a local group of fans of the ChooseFI (Choose Financial Independence) podcast and blog.   An individual from the group had posted a video explaining what life was like for him now that he... The post Chase FIRE – Financial Independence Retire Early appeared first on Murphy On Money. ...
Posted: Jan 23 2019 @ 7:20 AM
Meet Chase – He’s Living The Dream! Recently I was engaging with a financial community on facebook called “ChooseFI – Raleigh”.   It’s a local group of fans of the ChooseFI (Choose Financial Independence) podcast and blog.   An individual from the group had posted a video explaining what life was like for him now that he... The post Chase FIRE – Financial Independence Retire Early appeared first on Murphy On Money. ...
Posted: Jan 20 2019 @ 7:20 PM
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

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