Isaac Newton’s Guide to Personal Finance

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Lately I've found myself watching less and less television.  Sure there are some shows that I enjoy and I like to catch a Mets game now and then, but there are just so many better things to do with my nights.  I have big goals, and if I’m going to achieve them I need to spend my free time working towards them instead of watching American Idol or old Golden Girls … [Read more...]

Turn Off The Lights!

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Most people would say that saving money isn't as simple as flipping a switch. But in today's edition of Money Saving Mondays we're going to prove that you really can save money by flipping a switch! Do you ever open up your electric bill and feel a sudden loss of consciousness when you see the amount due?  I know I have and if you're like me you don't like paying any more … [Read more...]

The Room – A Book Review

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I love to read and Blogging for Books has become one of my favorite websites.  If you have a blog of any size you can request a free review copy (print or ebook) of many popular books to enjoy as long as you're willing to write up an honest review. I generally review personal finance or business books here at Wealthy Turtle, but today I'm writing about a short novel called … [Read more...]

Creative Income Challenge Month #1 Update

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A few weeks ago I told you about the Creative Income Challenge, which is my effort to save money using a separate online bank account to hold all sorts of random income I receive from a variety of sources including mail-in rebates, credit card rewards, and money earned through surveys, focus groups, and selling stuff from around the house. Basically any income earned outside … [Read more...]

The Power of Habit – Book Review

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Is there a part of your life that you wish you could change but you just can’t seem to make it happen?  Perhaps you’ve been trying to quit smoking for years without success, or you continue to spend more than you earn even as you fall deeper and deeper into debt. We all have sides to ourselves that we would like to change, but change is hard. If you want to gain a greater … [Read more...]