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by JT05
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Career change advice for late 30s
Replies: 17
Views: 1926

Re: Career change advice for late 30s

I think you are doing better than you probably realize. Hang in there and good luck with whatever route you choose.
by JT05
Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Disciplined with finances, but not so with diet
Replies: 242
Views: 14935

Re: Disciplined with finances, but not so with diet

As somebody else mentioned, morning exercise is great. Really the only time I have to do it plus it sets my tone for the day and will help with eating better.
by JT05
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Kids and Money
Replies: 38
Views: 2114

Re: Kids and Money

How is living below your means and "pretending to have less than you do" being dishonest to your kids? I think it is perfectly acceptable to live a relatively frugal life, while capitalizing on various teaching moments to explain the value of money and why it is important to exercise restraint, whil...
by JT05
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What is your single most expensive mistake?
Replies: 293
Views: 28121

Re: What is your single most expensive mistake?

Not hanging on to my Netflix stock 7 years ago. I hate thinking about it but still do regularly.
by JT05
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Rent Increase or Not?
Replies: 25
Views: 2832

Re: Rent Increase or Not?

Landlord here. You will lose far more than the small increase with an empty month(s). Keep the good tenant happy.
by JT05
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Almost 30 - Check In
Replies: 33
Views: 4278

Re: Almost 30 - Check In

I don't want to pile on about the ring, but please reconsider the purchase. I purchased my wife's ring in fall of 2007 and spent ~$5k on a custom ring and she loved it. However, fast forward 10 years and with 3 young kids she RARELY wears it. Her daily ring is a $50 James Avery band. My wedding ring...