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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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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
Hey all! I’ve got a guest post today from my good friend Vernon Johnson! Vernon writes on Medium.com (where this article originated) about work, life, and productivity. Check out his page for more awesome articles. But first…enjoy this one! As Kanye has been known to say “I’m livin’ in that 21st century, Doing something mean […] The post My Top 5 Little-Known FREE Financial Tools appeared first on Atypical Finance. ...
Posted: Sep 30 2019 @ 2:09 PM
Have you ever been hit with an unexpected financial need such as a car repair, home repair, or school cost and you didn’t know where the money was going to come from to pay for it? I’ve been there. Many. Times. Learning how to take care of these situations can help you not only in […] The post How to Make Sure Your Financial Needs Are Always Taken Care Of appeared ...
Posted: Sep 23 2019 @ 10:00 AM
Hey everyone! I’ve got a great guest post today from Rick Pendykoski. Rick is the owner of Self Directed Retirement Plans LLC, a retirement planning firm based in Goodyear, AZ. He has over three decades of experience working with investments and retirement planning, and over the last 10 years has turned his focus to self-directed […] The post Best Retirement Plan Options: How to Choose the Best One for You appeared ...
Posted: Sep 16 2019 @ 10:00 AM
I’m a big fan of uniqueness. I believe in it so much that I use it as part of the foundation of how I teach people about finances. In fact, I love it so much that I made it one half of the title of my business. The “atypical” in Atypical Finance is all about […] The post Launching TODAY! Financial Coaching Catered to You appeared first on Atypical Finance. ...
Posted: Sep 09 2019 @ 1:31 PM
Ah, the American dream—to be able to live with life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Part of the American Dream has always been owning your own home, but that was set in stone before people were funding their own retirements. For almost all of us, a house is going to be the biggest purchase […] The post 7 Hidden Costs of Buying A House appeared first on Atypical Finance. ...
Posted: Sep 03 2019 @ 10:00 AM
This may not be a newsflash to some of you, but I have plans to retire someday. For that, I need to grow my money and investments to a number that will supply my wife and I with the life that we want in retirement. A 401K is a good option for that. Unfortunately, I […] The post My 401K Had an 80% Return! Here’s How I Did It. appeared first ...
Posted: Aug 26 2019 @ 10:00 AM


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