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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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On February 25th, I will be releasing my first budgeting course. It’s designed to help you create and stick with a budget and get over the mental and practical barriers that tend to come with the territory. I’m super excited about it and would love for you to be part of it! You can sign up... The post Free Course Lesson! How to Figure Out Your Values and Apply Them to Your ...
Posted: Feb 20 2019 @ 3:03 PM
Creating a budget can be difficult. But why is it even more difficult to stick to a budget? A few years ago, I was in the same boat most other people are in. Budgeting was difficult. I felt like I was overspending on a lot of different things. I would research different tips and tricks... The post 3 Big Reasons Why You Can’t Stick to a Budget appeared first on Atypical ...
Posted: Feb 14 2019 @ 2:49 PM
Ugh. Budgets. Creating one can be difficult. Sticking to one can be even more difficult. But what sticking to a budget didn’t have to be so difficult? What if you could create a budget that works specifically for you, and then stick with it almost effortlessly? Launching February 25th, 2019! I’m SUPER excited to announce... The post Launching February 25th! How EXACTLY to Stick with Your Budget (and do it with ...
Posted: Feb 08 2019 @ 12:53 PM
I’ve been blogging consistently now for a little over three years with one goal in mind—to teach people how to manage their money in a way that will work for them. Well, we’re about to take it up a notch and I need your help deciding what that looks like! From my research, one of the... The post I NEED YOUR HELP – What Will Help You Stick to Your Budget? appeared ...
Posted: Feb 02 2019 @ 11:00 AM
I love a good inspirational quote. There is just something about them that can motivate you. Quotes that you can apply to budgeting are no different! Some of the greatest minds in history gave their thoughts on money. We have the privilege of being able to learn from their thoughts and apply it to our own budgets. But being motivated and inspired to take action is only half of the equation. Action is ...
Posted: Jan 28 2019 @ 4:03 PM
This post may contain affiliate links. See my disclaimer for more info. There are many different budgeting methods out there floating around in the ocean of information that we call the internet. Some are simple and some are complicated. A lot of them don’t work. This makes it hard to find a method that will... The post The 7 Best Budgeting Methods appeared first on Atypical Finance. ...
Posted: Jan 14 2019 @ 11:00 AM
Studies have shown that not very many people keep their New Year’s resolutions. A few years ago, U.S. News reported that two weeks into February, about 80% of those who set resolutions had given up on them already. Back in 1988, a study was published by John Norcross and Dominic Vangarelli where a group of... The post 7 Ways to Make Real Progress on Your Goals in 2019 and Beyond appeared ...
Posted: Jan 07 2019 @ 3:01 PM
Reports are out that American household debt has reached a record high of just over $13.5 trillion. Let’s type that out in round numbers.  $13,500,000,000,000 That’s a lot of zeros! With that number, there is $837 billion more debt than there was in 2008 just before the Great Recession rocked the world.  That means one... The post 4 Steps to Reframe Your Debt Mindset appeared first on Atypical Finance. ...
Posted: Dec 21 2018 @ 11:00 AM
I just got back from a very restful vacation to Disney World with my family. It was great to see my wife and kids the whole day. My mom even came with us this time, which was enjoyable. But Disney World is a double-edged sword these days for me. Note: I promise there is a... The post Changing What Matters: Here’s How to Make Meaningful Changes to Your Money and Life ...
Posted: Dec 10 2018 @ 11:44 AM
In just a few weeks, most of us will be spending time with our families, exchanging gifts, and eating more than we should for the second time in about a month. The holidays are certainly coming up fast! Luckily, there is still time to save money on gifts. There are some normal ways you can... The post 7 Unconventional Tips for Saving Money This Holiday Season (and One for Next Year) ...
Posted: Dec 03 2018 @ 2:00 PM


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