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10 Year Magic Plan

10 Year Magic Plan

I was listening to an old episode of a Tim Ferris Show Podcast, and this episode featured an interview with Debbie Millman. Debbie Millman is an American Author, Designer, Educator and Podcastor, and to be honest I’ve never heard of her until it popped up on my Podcasts lists. She had a tough childhood and early life, but succeeded beyond her wildest dreams. Yes yes, we’ve all heard this sort of thing, but one interesting thing that she instructed on…

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I’m a dumbass

I’m a dumbass

Today I went into the wrong Lyft. This morning I needed to get to the suburbs from the city, so I checked both the Lyft and Uber Prices. For Lyft Line, it was going to be $55, less my $10 off promotion, so $45 after discount. Uber was also $45. Ugh, so expensive. I’ve taken this ride in the past, and I know that it is usually $30-$35. So I waited 6 minutes, and then checked again. The Lyft Line…

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Yupster Pocket Profile- 78K in Sunny Socal

Yupster Pocket Profile- 78K in Sunny Socal

In this series, fellow Yupsters will be filling out their Pocket Finance Profile, as seen below. This will give you insight on what other people are spending their money on, where they are putting their investments, and how people are living their lives. And I will be giving you my recommendations, if any, on where there is room for improvement. Pocket Profile Yupster: Sunny in Socal Job: Mid-Level Analyst Age: 27 Salary: $78,000 Net Pay: $2014 semi monthly, or $…

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Short Story: Polly and the Tide Pools Part 2

Short Story: Polly and the Tide Pools Part 2

I like money, but I find learning about money to be rather boring. Therefore I wrote a fictional short story that will provide financial lessons with an imaginary plot. If you don’t read Part 1 of this story, then I suggest you read it. Otherwise you will be confused. Polly then heard a rumble from the clouds. She looked out and the water was still calm, but was starting to change. Polly was about to jump back in the water…

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Short Story: Polly and the Tide Pools

Short Story: Polly and the Tide Pools

I like money, but I find learning about money to be rather boring. Therefore I wrote a fictional short story that will provide financial lessons with an imaginary plot. Thousands of years in the past or future, in a world similar to our own, a young girl and her family lived by the sea. The girl’s name was Polly and everyday she would walk down to the beach and dig for seashells to contribute to her family’s income. In this…

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Short Story: Joe Credit Card and the Money Labyrinth Part 3

Short Story: Joe Credit Card and the Money Labyrinth Part 3

I like money, but I find learning about money to be rather boring.  Therefore I wrote a fictional short story that will provide financial lessons with an imaginary plot.  If you haven’t read part 1 or 2, do so now or you will be really confused as to what this is. Now on to the story. Joe and Zero walked through the new opening that the pennies (from Part 2) created and followed the arrow pointing to the last and…

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Short Story: Joe Credit Card and the Money Labyrinth – Part 2

Short Story: Joe Credit Card and the Money Labyrinth – Part 2

If you haven’t read Part 1 of Joe Credit Card and the Money Labyrinth, do so now or you will be really confused as to what this is. I like money, but I find learning about money to be rather boring. Therefore I wrote a fictional short story that will provide financial lessons with an imaginary plot. Now on to Part 2. Joe kept walking on the copper penny path in the goblin’s Money Labyrinth. He started to get hungry…

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