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I’m continuing to document our learning and progress for week 2 of the Self Reliance course I’m taking through my Church. It lays a great foundation of financial knowledge and is faith based. Becoming Unified in Our Approach to Finances The start of each lesson has everyone report on their Continue Reading The post Self Reliance Course Report Week 2 appeared first on Frugal Stu. ...
Posted: May 05 2019 @ 11:39 PM
The Church I attend has long emphasized being wise financial stewards, avoiding debt, and saving for a time of need. I have seen many members follow this counsel while others tend to do nothing about it. Lately there seems to be a yearning by some members for more investment advice, Continue Reading The post Self Reliance Course Report Week 1 appeared first on Frugal Stu. ...
Posted: May 05 2019 @ 11:07 PM
There is a powerful concept in life called the Aggregation of Marginal Gains, where we learn just how powerful small 1% gains are vastly underestimated when stacked and implemented one after another. After learning about it on the ChooseFI podcast and reading a few articles on it, I brought it Continue Reading The post My 1% Daily Gain appeared first on Frugal Stu. ...
Posted: Apr 30 2019 @ 5:59 PM
I think about money a lot and am constantly scheming about ways to increase my income, my investment returns and optimize my financial life. Often I reflect on my current net worth and investment portfolio and run through various future scenarios and try to calculate how quickly it will grow. Continue Reading The post The Simple Rule of 72 And How To Stop Spending $120 for Lunch Every Day appeared first ...
Posted: Apr 11 2019 @ 4:07 PM
I have seen and heard about UserTesting on various financial sites, usually in articles named like this “75+ Ways to Make Extra Money,” or similar. Despite seeing it time and again I had never seen a review of it on these bigger financial blogs, or heard of anyone actually using Continue Reading The post UserTesting Review appeared first on Frugal Stu. ...
Posted: Apr 11 2019 @ 4:05 PM
This is a post I’ve had in mind since before I ever started this blog, and probably the technique most unique to me. I’ve never heard of this being done by anyone else. Of course, it isn’t widely applicable, as it requires a college student to have a relatively high Continue Reading The post How to Get Subsidized Student Loans When You Make a Lot of Money appeared first on Frugal ...
Posted: Apr 10 2019 @ 12:43 AM
I’ve mentioned in a few posts the I’ve recently sold my home and moved across the country. This freed up lots of money that needed a job. I’ve spent hours crunching numbers, poring over spreadsheets, scouring Google, and exploring my options. Crowdfunded real estate (CFRE) kept coming up and I Continue Reading The post Jumping Into Crowdfunded Real Estate appeared first on Frugal Stu. ...
Posted: Mar 13 2019 @ 5:33 PM
I’m the father of a very active 3 year old and a 6 month old. It’s always exciting watching them grow and try new things. I am excited for the younger one to start crawling and walking. I couldn’t wait for my firstborn to start moving, jumping, running and climbing. Continue Reading The post Focus and Pay Attention appeared first on Frugal Stu. ...
Posted: Feb 25 2019 @ 5:50 PM
A while back I stumbled on an app called Worthy Bonds. It sounded similar to Acorns, a microinvesting platform that rounds up the charges on your favorite card and invests it. I had thought of joining one of these but at the time was focused on my tax deferred accounts. Continue Reading The post Worthy Bonds Review appeared first on Frugal Stu. ...
Posted: Feb 22 2019 @ 4:48 PM
It’s definitely a bit late to be posting my 2019 resolutions, but I’ve been thinking about it a lot and am doing better at keeping them this year than any year previous. Historically I have always set SMART goals and then my wife got me to switch to WIG’s for Continue Reading The post 2019 Resolutions appeared first on Frugal Stu. ...
Posted: Feb 18 2019 @ 12:02 AM


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