June Safe Withdrawal Rate – 34.39%

July 16, 2014

I didn’t put any money into savings in April and I did not take any money out of savings in April leaving me with a 0% savings rate for April. I could have made a token contribution to savings in April, but since my future income is uncertain I decided not to add to my […]

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June Income – $3111.66

July 14, 2014

Here is a breakdown of my income for June. Online Income $728.35 Interest $4.34 Dividends $8.75 Cash Back $12.01 Amazon FBA $21.31 Medical Study $1300 Jobs $955.64 Motif Bonus $81.26 Total $3111.66 My income rebounded nicely in June. A lot of income that I earned in May wasn’t paid until June which made my May […]

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Weight Loss Bet – Halfway Done Update

July 12, 2014

As of July 10 I was halfway through my weight loss bet to lose thirty pounds in six months. I have bet $3000 that I will lose the weight. If I manage to lose the weight then I win $600 plus get my $3000 back, if I don’t win the bet then I lose $3000. […]

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July 2014 Goals

July 7, 2014

My goals for July are going to be the same as my goals for June. I’m going to just keep making the same goals until I do a satisfactory job of meeting the goals. If you don’t remember from my previous posts the goals I’m referring to are exercising for 30 minutes or more  and […]

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June Expenses – $1276.96

July 5, 2014

Here is a breakdown of my expenses for June. Household $400.00 Entertainment $86.44 Transportation $384.75 Food $136.65 Travel $80 Student Loan $106.00 Phone $26.81 Health $56.31 Total $1276.96   My June expenses were slightly higher than normal, but I’m not worried about them. The main budget killer this month was my transportation expense. The main […]

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Vegas Vacation Recap

July 3, 2014

Last week I had a five-day vacation in Las Vegas. Although I lost money gambling, the total cost of the vacation ended up being very little. I got the flight, hotel room, and rental car for free. I did not note how much cash I had before starting but I think I had roughly $85 […]

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The Minimum Wage Millionaire – Book Review and Giveaway

June 17, 2014

I was recently given a copy of the book, The Minimum Wage Millionaire: How a Part Time After School Job Can Change Your Financial Life, to review. I’m offered books to review almost every week, but I have been declining them for quite a while since I’ve read so many personal finance books that I’m […]

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Weight Loss Bet Update 2 and Other News

June 14, 2014

Earlier this year I bet $3000 that I would lose thirty pounds in six months. In the first month I lost twelve pounds. Another month has passed since then so now it is time to post my weight loss for the second month of the bet period. After doing so well in the first month […]

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May Income – $92.79

June 6, 2014

Here is a breakdown of my income for May. Online Income $0.00 Interest $3.37 Dividends $0.00 Cash Back $39.53 Amazon FBA $3.54 Sell Stuff $46.35 Total $92.79 Yikes! My income for May was terrible.  A check I was supposed to receive from an advertiser didn’t arrive so I my online income was actually negative in […]

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