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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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Coronavirus has really taken the world for a ride in the past few months. Many workers have been left in the cold without jobs because business is drying up for restaurants, hotels, and many other industries. It sucks. No matter what the cause of a downturn in the economy, it always seems to come with […] The post 7 Things You Should Do Immediately After Losing Your Job to Coronavirus appeared ...
Posted: Mar 31 2020 @ 10:00 AM
Have you ever had motion sickness before? You can get dizzy and nauseous and it’s not a very fun feeling. You might say there is a level of uncertainty with motion sickness because you can get pretty disoriented.  When you get motion sickness, experts say to focus on something that is sturdy like the horizon […] The post 4 Certainties During Uncertain Times appeared first on Atypical Finance. ...
Posted: Mar 27 2020 @ 10:00 AM
It is becoming clear both in the U.S. and in international communities that the fight against Coronavirus is going to last longer than anyone wants. While congress continues to debate over the best way to stimulate the economy, many of us are taking the brunt of the impact—that includes our investments.  Take the Dow Jones […] The post 3 Ways to Manage Your Investments in Uncertain Times appeared first on Atypical ...
Posted: Mar 24 2020 @ 10:00 AM
Have you ever been in a job and felt trapped? Maybe you felt like you were stuck there because you didn’t think there was anything better out there. Maybe you didn’t think you were good enough for a new position. Feelings of bitterness and hopelessness quickly follow those types of feelings. I was stuck in […] The post 5 Ways Managing Your Money Well Can Have a Positive Impact Your Career ...
Posted: Mar 09 2020 @ 11:00 AM
Have you ever mowed a lawn before? Do you mow one now? How about when you were younger? With a wife and two little girls in the house, sometimes I go out and mow the lawn whether it needs it or not!  All joking aside, it’s nice to get out there on a beautiful day […] The post Personal Finance Lessons I learned from Mowing My Lawn appeared first on Atypical ...
Posted: Feb 17 2020 @ 11:00 AM
Intentional living is something that has caught on in the past few years. People want to do work that has meaning and live out a purpose. Managing your money can be looked at the same way. Being intentional with your money not only helps prevent lifestyle inflation, but it is also is a key component […] The post How to Manage Your Money Intentionally appeared first on Atypical Finance. ...
Posted: Feb 11 2020 @ 11:00 AM
These days, in order to get ahead financially in the job market, continuously being on the lookout for opportunities outside your company is almost a necessity. If you do research and you are on the lower end of the salary average for your position, one of the best ways to raise your salary is to […] The post 5 Things to Consider When Job Hunting (Besides Money) appeared first on Atypical ...
Posted: Feb 03 2020 @ 11:00 AM
Reversing lifestyle inflation can help your finances out a great deal. But what if there was a way to stop lifestyle inflation even before it starts? In the medical field, it is widely known that preventing a sickness or disease is preferable to trying to treat or reverse one. Similarly, if you can stop lifestyle inflation […] The post 5 Ways to Stop Lifestyle Inflation Before it Starts appeared first on Atypical ...
Posted: Jan 28 2020 @ 11:00 AM
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


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