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GUEST POST: HOW I’M TEACHING MY DAUGHTER ABOUT FRUGALITY
Hey everyone! I’ve got a guest post for you today, from my friend Dave, who blogs over at Millennial Personal Finance. In it, Dave explains how his parents teaching on money is being passed to a younger generation. Enjoy! READ MORE>>>

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HOW I’M LAYING THE GROUNDWORK FOR AN ONLINE BUSINESS
Hey everyone! I don’t write a whole lot about monetizing my blog, in part because it really hasn’t been a high priority for me. However, as with many personal finance bloggers, I do have a longer term goal of developing an online business platform. For me, this includes but also extends beyond Mystery Money Man. READ MORE>>>

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3 CATEGORIES ALL USED CAR REPAIRS FALL INTO
Hey everyone, hope your weekend is going well! I’m coming at you with a short post today, regarding one of my favourite topics…cars! I actually haven’t written nearly as many vehicle-related blog posts as I would have expected when I started out. Of course, you may view that as a good thing, depending on your interest level on the subject. ; ) READ MORE>>>

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MYSTERY MONEY TRAVEL EXPERIMENT – PHOENIX EDITION
Hey everyone! This past week, my son and I travelled to Arizona to catch some spring training baseball. It was our first time in Phoenix, and here’s hoping it won’t be our last. The weather was perfect, and the atmosphere at the ballgames was super relaxed. READ MORE>>>

HAPPINESS AND THE REMINISCENCE BUMP
Hey everyone! Today’s post has very little to do with money, or personal finances for that matter. Instead, I explore a psychological phenomenon called “The Reminiscence Bump”, and explain how it can help to better understand the true meaning of happiness! One thing I can conclude from this post is that for me, happiness has nothing to do with acquiring stuff. I hope you like it! READ MORE>>>

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CAN A PERSON BECOME TOO FRUGAL?
Since launching Mystery Money Man just over 6 months ago, I’ve taken frugal living to the next level. My no-spend January, our family’s 16-day, uber-frugal road trip, and my growing aversion to the vast majority of discretionary spending are evidence of this. It makes me wonder, can a person become too frugal? READ MORE>>>

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