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Tim Jordan

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Atypical Finance
Debt, Frugality/Saving
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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Confession. I want a new car. Sometimes that comes in the form of wanting a brand-spanking-new vehicle without any miles on it. Other times I want to simply upgrade to a newer used vehicle. But the more I think about wanting a new car, the more I think about how I don’t want a new car payment. Here are 5 things you can do to keep your car like new and avoid ...
Posted: Jan 20 2020 @ 11:00 AM
Since there are only so many goals or changes that our minds allow us to take on at once, it’s important to identify what’s going to impact your finances the most. I believe that there are five key things you can do to influence your finances for the better and rule your finances in the new year. The post The 5 Best Ways You Can Improve Your Finances (and How to ...
Posted: Jan 13 2020 @ 11:00 AM
Wow. 2019 has come and gone. The older I get, the more time seems to fly. Reflecting on 2019, how do you feel things went for you? If you’re anything like me, you probably made some progress, had some setbacks, and didn’t meet a lot of the goals you set for yourself.  But here’s my […] The post You Don’t Need to be Fixed – A NEW New Year’s Resolution appeared ...
Posted: Dec 30 2019 @ 2:50 PM
Every time I say that N*Sync pops in my head. Either way, I want to wish you a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. All of the holidays that are celebrated this time of year are big on generosity, giving thanks, and spending time with family and friends. These things, after all, are the most […] The post Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays appeared first on Atypical Finance. ...
Posted: Dec 23 2019 @ 11:00 AM
Ebenezer Scrooge is arguably one of the most famous literary figures in history. Even people who haven’t read the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol have heard of Ebenezer Scrooge. Scrooge has been portrayed by many different actors in radio, cartoon, and live action since the book was written. From Classic tellings such as the 1984 movie starring George C. Scott to more comical versions such as the Muppets version starring ...
Posted: Dec 16 2019 @ 11:00 AM
Burnout from managing your money is a very real thing. You get the motivation to make some changes, make some progress for a few months, and then burn out from the effort you’re putting in. After a few months, you feel like spending money and don’t feel like doing anything to track or take care of your […] The post Burnt Out on Managing Your Money? 3 Tips to Reset, Refocus, and Regroup ...
Posted: Dec 02 2019 @ 11:00 AM
Debt can be a silent killer when it comes to your hopes of having financial freedom. Paying off your debt can launch you toward your version of financial freedom faster than you thought possible.  But it’s a specific kind of debt that needs to be paid off. And that’s what I’m going to teach you […] The post The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide to Paying Off Your Debt appeared first on Atypical ...
Posted: Nov 04 2019 @ 2:25 PM
Hey all! I’ve got another guest post for you from my good friend Vernon Johnson! Vernon writes on Medium.com about work, life, and productivity. Check out his page for more awesome articles.  Do you even Lyft, bro? I remember back in 2012 first seeing the strange pink mustaches on cars driving around Chicago. It was […] The post How Much Money I Really made as a Lyft Driver (with Infographics!) appeared ...
Posted: Oct 21 2019 @ 10:00 AM
Part of getting to where you want to be is the journey. Jim Rohn said, “Become a millionaire not for the million dollars, but for what it will make of you to achieve it.” But where do you start? A lot of us want to improve how we manage our money or build a budget […] The post This is Your Best First Step in Creating Your Budget appeared first on ...
Posted: Oct 14 2019 @ 11:04 AM
Last week we closed on our new loan for our current home. That’s right. After only a year of living in our house, we decided to refinance.  As you may recall we purchased and closed on our home in August of 2018. It was a pretty smooth process but I found out some hidden costs […] The post Why I Refinanced After Only a Year of Purchasing My House appeared first ...
Posted: Oct 07 2019 @ 11:57 AM


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