April 12th, 2012

Thursday Roundup: Is a Credit Report Freeze More Trouble Than It’s Worth?

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Is a Credit Report Freeze More Trouble Than It’s Worth? “Two years ago my friend decided to get into the world of home ownership. The market had tanked, and he figured it was a good investment in his future. At first, the stars were perfectly aligned. He had great credit, a stable job, and money in the bank.” Dinks Finance

How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck – Passive Income. “In 2008 I read Robert G Allen’s ‘Multiple Streams of Income,’ and it laid out a pretty descriptive picture of living paycheck to paycheck. Are you one of those people?” Three Thrifty Guys

Time to clean out your financial closet. “I finally did it. I cleaned out my closet. It felt good to get rid of clothes I haven’t worn in years or that no longer fit.” The Washington Post

Staying Out of Debt – Ignore Your Wants and Respond to Your Needs. “One of the biggest hoaxes we play on ourselves is seeing something we want and dressing it up as a need. If you asked people who are in debt to identify the single largest cause of their indebtedness, you’ll probably learn that most people have spent excessive amounts of money on discretionary purchases instead of their needs.” Enemy of Debt

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3 Comments

  1. Appreciate the mention! ;)

    Aaron at 10:28 am on April 12, 2012
  2. I really liked the article by Enemy of Debt! I feel like restricting the amount of media you are exposed too will help limit your wants, because you aren’t aware of certain products being out there. That is how I ignore my wants. :)

    ThreeThriftyGuys.com at 10:58 am on April 12, 2012
  3. Thanks for the mention! I really liked that article by Clair as well! He hit the nail right on the head for sure!

    Brad Chaffee at 4:46 pm on April 12, 2012

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