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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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Is debt the bane of your existence? Does it keep you up at night? Does it feel like you’ll never stop owing money? Then, it’s time to make an active effort to pay off your debt. We all have it, we all hate it, so it’s time to do something about it. Here are 7 tips to pay off debt quicker, whether it’s by scrimping, budgeting more effectively, or simply ...
Posted: May 20 2019 @ 10:00 AM
Every weekday for work, I take the train into the city. I see a lot of people walking to and from the train station every day.  It’s a fun chance to people watch and to appreciate diversity because there are so many different types of people. One immediate area of diversity is in the way... The post An Inside Look at 6 Types of People and How Their Budgets Differ appeared ...
Posted: May 13 2019 @ 10:26 AM
If a penny saved is a penny earned, then negotiating is a way to both save and earn. We’ve all heard of negotiating a higher salary, benefits packages, and even furniture at a garage sale. But did you know you can negotiate your credit card interest rate? What about college tuition? There are ways to... The post 11 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Negotiate appeared first on Atypical Finance. ...
Posted: May 06 2019 @ 10:00 AM
Create balance in your budget with these 9 tips inspired by Olympic Gymnasts. The post 9 Ways to Create Balance in Your Budget from an Olympic Gymnast Perspective appeared first on Atypical Finance. ...
Posted: Apr 29 2019 @ 1:50 PM
Hey everyone! I’ve got a guest post from Jon Dela Cruz from iCompareFX with his best finance tips for your first international vacation. My wife and I will hit 15 years of marriage next year and we’re looking to head to Croatia to celebrate. This article has some great tips that I’ll be following as... The post Financial Tips for Your First International Vacation appeared first on Atypical Finance. ...
Posted: Apr 22 2019 @ 10:00 AM
What would you do for a little breathing room in your budget?How would you like a little (or a lot) more money each month to put toward whatever you needed?What about having more money for saving, spending, debt, eventual retirement, groceries, or literally anything you need to put it toward? Try these 6 easy steps to use your tax refund to get more money on your paycheck. The post If You ...
Posted: Apr 15 2019 @ 10:30 AM
“Teaching Your Kiddo About Money Just Got Easier” My number one goal at with Atypical finance is to help you improve your budget and financial life and I regularly partner with companies that share the same passion. Some of the links in this post may be from our partners. Read my disclaimer for more info.... The post Family Money School Review appeared first on Atypical Finance. ...
Posted: Apr 08 2019 @ 2:15 PM
On April 3rd I will be at the ripe age of 35 years old. Time. Flies. And that’s not all that is making me feel like time is flying. I started dating my wife just over 17 years ago—that’s just under half my life! My daughters are nine and six years old. My dad passed... The post 35 Life and Money Lessons I’ve Learned in 35 Years of Life appeared first ...
Posted: Apr 01 2019 @ 2:23 PM
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


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