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06 Feb 2019

Don’t Believe the Hype: An Economic Storm is Brewing

By Ryan Smith Everywhere you turn the constant refrain on the economy is everything is looking up.  Last night Donald Trump crowed from his State of the Union pulpit about how his policies have ushered in the greatest prosperity the United States has ever seen. JP Morgan Chase’s analysis of

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06 Jul 2015

Is Your Way of Thinking Keeping You Broke?

Getting Out of a Broke State of Mind “More money, more problems.” That’s only what rich people say.  Broke people have “broke-people problems.”  These are much harder to climb out of. I didn’t realize it at the time, but money scared and overwhelmed me for years. Watching my parents struggle,

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19 Feb 2013

How to Know When You’re a Broke-Ass

Let’s face it, guys. You woke one morning and it dawned on you: “I’m a broke-ass.” But how do you know? What evidence is there to prove that you’re a broke-ass or not? Here’s a few key signs that might let you know that you are indeed a broke-ass motherfucker.

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07 Jan 2013

Naive Thoughts of Life Before the City

While some kids grow up with the city skyline in their backyard and used the streets as their playground, others live vicariously through what they see on television and read about in novels. I was once a young girl growing up in the culturally starved Midwest, thumbing through fashion magazines

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16 Apr 2012

Healthcare Tips for the Broke-Ass Masses

  image from Huffpo Being a New Yorker is a little tough, all the time. Whether it’s the train that just left or coming up with the perfect save to that horrible interview question…. on the elevator going down, there’s always some bitty truth to the adage about making it

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11 May 2010

Broke-Ass Financial Coaching: Pros and Cons of Debt Consolidation

While being young, broke and beautiful is all well and good, some people’s finances are more jacked than others.  That’s why we’ve invited Betsy Crouch (aka Coach $izzle) to come onboard and dole out some much needed advice.  She is a professional financial coach after all.  If you’ve got a question

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26 Jan 2010

Broke Ass Financial Coaching: How to Properly Couchsurf

You may need to dramatically decrease your living expenses if you are facing job loss, unexpected expenses, or overwhelming debt, etc. On the other hand you may be in a situation where you feel like you would like to significantly ramp up your savings capacity in the short term, through lowering your living expenses. If you find yourself in any of these situations, here is what I recommend you consider:

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