Posts filed under: Money & Life

We have all made mistakes which cost us money.  If you’re a Dave Ramsey fan then you know when someone calls his show and has made a mistake which costs...
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Stay or move…  Rent or buy…  ??? You may have found yourself evaluating these options before… if not its likely that one day you will.  This post dives into our...
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Like the 4-minute mile, often something feels impossible until someone accomplishes the seemingly impossible.  If you find yourself saddled with credit card debt and wondering what you can do about...
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Like audio? Check out the Podcast!  Listen to “Murphy on Money – Ep11 – Marshmallows and Self-control” on Spreaker. Have you ever heard of the Standford University Marshmallow Experiment on...
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Let’s talk about mortgages!   Okay, we all don’t have one but if you do, or ever might, there are some things you should all know. Like audio? Check out...
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In a recent post, I mentioned a sacrifice of just $10 a day in your paycheck could stack up to be over $1 million in about 35 years.  Most of...
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When it comes to paying down debt versus investing money, you may have heard the comment “Why would I pay off my debt when I can earn more money on my investments?”...
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Tax season is upon us again!   If you’re like more than 80% of U.S. households you’ll spend the tax refund within 1 week of receiving it.  I suggest here...
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Heads up! If you are like me and like podcasts check out my podcast on this post below.  I hope you will listen, enjoy, and subscribe! Listen to “Murphy on...
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The goal of a zero-balance budget is to command your money and have absolute control over it. This is an important skill for getting out of debt and building wealth....
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If you are an audio and podcast fan you can listen to this episode of Murphy On Money or find the podcast on GooglePlay or iTunes. Listen to “Murphy on...
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Have you ever been obsessed with a purchase or a new shinny thing to the point you find yourself researching for hours, looking at it online several times a day,...
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As some of you may know, I became a debt-free except for a mortgage in early 2017.  It’s been a long couple years as I focused on reducing spending so...
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Yes, just like drinking from the Holy Grail, an emergency fund will provide endless happiness and eternal youth… Okay fine, I admit it can’t do exactly that but an emergency...
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I had my thoughts about assets and liabilities challenged when I read Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki. If you know me, or follow this blog, you have probably notice...
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The new year is here and for many its a time to reflect and think about how to make 2017 better than the last few years. Its time to think...
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The holiday’s are just around the corner. Do you have a game plan? No, I don’t mean with who or where you are going to spend time, I mean a...
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