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Shane Ede

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Beating Broke
Money, Budgeting, Debt, Family, Frugality
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Jamestown, North Dakota, United States
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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A solid network is a promising asset in your financial freedom journey. Having a strong network is crucial to achieving financial independence. “No man is an island” an old adage goes. How are you utilizing your existing networks to reach your financial goals? We are social beings and are connected with different people within different […] ...
Posted: May 16 2018 @ 9:36 PM
When it comes to saving money, there are two ways to skin the proverbial cat: Earn more income or cut expenses. The option you choose depends on whether you’d rather reduce spending or work harder to pay for that spending. Both approaches will put you further ahead financially, and – if you’re serious about piling […] ...
Posted: May 08 2018 @ 10:48 PM
“Can I afford that?”  If you’ve ever asked yourself this question and not been sure of the answer, it’s time to establish your financial foundation. Think of a gleaming, towering skyscraper.  It didn’t appear out of thin air.  It took months of preparation and carefully designed installation.  Most importantly, that skyscraper’s construction started with its […] ...
Posted: Apr 24 2018 @ 11:49 PM
You already know that passive income is the secret to building a nest egg, retiring on schedule, and enjoying the financial peace of mind you’ve always wanted. The only problem is that too many people think the only way to earn decent passive income is by investing your cash in the stock market. While the […] ...
Posted: Apr 03 2018 @ 10:53 PM
For the 15 years my husband and I have been married, we’ve always shared just one car.  Actually, most of the time I’ve been the one with the car—first because I had to drive to work while he could easily take the train, and, once I became a stay-at-home mom, because I usually had the […] ...
Posted: Feb 20 2018 @ 10:26 AM
If you want to get ahead financially, good credit can be a huge help. Lenders may be more inclined to give you a car loan or a home loan at a great rate when you’ve got a strong financial history. But how do you build better credit' And how long does it take' Surprisingly, not […] ...
Posted: Feb 17 2018 @ 10:18 PM
“If you are a newbie to the trading world, it is a good idea to make use of a demo account to get a feel of what trading real markets with real currency will be like,” confirms an expert trading consultant at Olsson Capital. This helps you to build experience and gears you for what […] ...
Posted: Feb 06 2018 @ 11:53 PM
This post has been brought to you by: SumUp (opinions are still mine though!) If you’re like me (and you likely are if you’re reading this post), you’ve always got a side hustle or two running at once. You’re always looking for something to augment your income and help you pay off debt (or pay […] ...
Posted: Dec 31 2017 @ 4:16 AM
When we send our kids to school, we want them to receive the best education.  Having a healthy lunch to eat is a big part of that. But, if you choose to buy convenience packages of snacks and desserts as well as lunch meat, sack lunches can quickly become an expensive endeavor over the course […] ...
Posted: Oct 30 2017 @ 7:30 AM
Every year, the price of medical care seems to go up.  We pay a hefty premium to be insured through my husband’s work, and then we have a $350 deductible and a $15 co-pay for any doctor’s visit, including wellness checks. However, I know what we pay for medical care is not that much in […] ...
Posted: Oct 13 2017 @ 7:58 PM


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