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Mr. B

Blog Info

Name:
Game of Budgets
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
budgeting, investing, financial advice
Start Year:
2018

Blogger Bio

Net worth:
$654,233.00
Location:
Minnesota, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
Unspecified
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SIK (Single Income, Kids)
Profession:
Retail
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Latest Blog Posts

Let’s start out with how lucky we have been as a family. We have two boys who are 10 and 7 and we had paid for a baby sitter once in our entire life. This isn’t because we are hermits! … Continue reading → The post How much do you pay a babysitter? appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Aug 23 2019 @ 5:52 AM
We’ve all ditched traditional cable or satellite TV by this point, right? One of the most popular trends int he past few years has been cancelling that TV subscription and saving all of that money. 33 million Americans pulled the … Continue reading → The post How Cord Cutters have to be careful about what they spend as the entertainment industry fights back appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Aug 20 2019 @ 8:14 AM
The rise of the “gig” economy and contract workers in America is creating a workplace that can be more flexible and built around someone’s schedule. It can allow for opportunities to work from home or take mini breaks throughout your … Continue reading → The post 3 Financial Decisions Every Contractor Should be Aware of appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Aug 16 2019 @ 2:36 PM
I’m starting to realize that August may be the best month of the year when you have kids. There is actually a break from the craziness of kids sports, you get to have weekends where you can just sit around … Continue reading → The post How to Keep Your Kids on a Budget While Back to School Shopping appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Aug 13 2019 @ 1:04 PM
This month I learned a pretty simple lesson around blogging. When you have time to invest and interact with others you can definitely drive more views to your blog. Yes, this is obvious, but when I had a week and … Continue reading → The post Game of Budgets Blog Update – July 2019 appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Aug 09 2019 @ 4:44 AM
Month 7 of the $100,000 dividend portfolio. If you want to learn more about the strategy, check out my post outlining how I’m taking $100,000 dollars now in order to create a passive dividend stream of $100,000 in 30 years. It was … Continue reading → The post $100,000 Dividend Portfolio – July 2019 Update appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Aug 06 2019 @ 4:49 AM
As summer quickly comes to a close and we turn our minds to football and fall weather we had one of our more calm months in the market with a slight increase overall.  We flirted with over $800,000 in investment … Continue reading → The post #FIRE Update – July 2019 appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Aug 02 2019 @ 11:13 AM
I’m about to write an article where I tell you not to buy PG, TGT, CNP, VZ, and ORI. Some of these you will recognize as dividend stocks that are recommended pretty commonly by investing articles. For the most part … Continue reading → The post 5 Great Dividend Stocks to Not Buy appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Jul 30 2019 @ 7:04 AM
We all know that having kids can be expensive to the tune of $250,000 dollars over their lifetime. One of the more discretionary expenses is around all of the money you can spend on kids activities. One of the major … Continue reading → The post Are Kids Sports Worth all of the Money and Time? appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Jul 26 2019 @ 4:05 PM
“I don’t think I have the FIRE spending mind” – Mrs. B said to me a couple of weeks ago as she debated buying a new couch a few weeks ago. I just laughed and let her know that I … Continue reading → The post How to talk about #FIRE with your partner appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Jul 23 2019 @ 3:36 AM

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