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Tweet Aim, Ready, Fire! Entrepreneur CliffsNotes from a Penny-Pinching, Pajama-Clad, Self-Made Millionaire (photo by Okinawa Soba) This is a lengthy post (2500+ words) as it contains nearly everything I know about how to be your own boss, in an abbreviated 3-phase format. If you’ve ever dreamed of making money doing something you love to do, […]


Tweet Sally wants Mark to work more so she can quit her job to be a stay-at-home mom for their two young children.  Mark wants Sally to continue working so they can pay down debt and build some savings. Despite earning a higher than average combined annual income, they often argue about money. Worse, they […]


Tweet In response to my last post, Would You Ditch A Car For $1,000,000?, a reader made the comment: “As a grad student in an urban area, I don’t have a car (nor could I afford one) and I use public transit. … I wish there was a “big ticket” item like that that I […]


Tweet Recently, I wrote the “The World’s Shortest Guide On How To Be Thin and Rich“. Here’s the how-to-be-rich part, in it’s entirety: Spend less money than you earn (or to put it another way, make more money than you spend) Invest in your future That’s it! Truly, this is all it takes to achieve […]


How to Make Money Management a Family Affair

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on May 14, 2009

in How To Guide,Raising Money-Smart Kids

Tweet We are raised to believe that talking about money is rude, embarrassing or boastful. But where has this belief gotten us? Without open discussion, money management often becomes a mysterious and difficult task, causing strife in our lives and relationships. Our children learn from our example. If we behave as though money management is […]


How To Find A Job, Despite The Recession!

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on April 17, 2009

in Economy,How To Guide,Making Money,Resources

Tweet With 13.2 million people currently unemployed in the United States, ABC’s television program, The View, aired a themed show this week on jobs: where to find one, how to get one, what to do if you become unemployed, job ideas for stay-at-home moms, and how to start a “job club”. Because this is such […]


Tweet Much has been written about how to lose weight, but it all boils down to just two things: Eat less Exercise more Similarly, much has been written about getting wealthy, and again, the “secret” boils down to only two things: Spend less money than you earn (or to put it another way, make more […]