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Let me me state the obvious right out of the gate. The University of Kansas isn’t especially known for this: At least not lately. We’re more known for this: But our family has had KU season football tickets for the last four years and we’ve had a blast. For starters, we – along with some of our […]

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It’s Kind of a Funny Story

by Julie on August 15, 2014 · 3 comments

So, funny story. A year ago this week, Lindsey and I were in New York to be on the TODAY show. (Did you miss our 4 ½ minutes of fame? You can see it here.) The next day was rainy – very rainy – and we were killing time in a bookstore in the basement […]

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Last weekend Tom and I traveled exactly 17 miles to celebrate our anniversary. We went from our house in the suburbs to The Hotel President in downtown Kansas City. We wanted a weekend get away to mark the occasion, but we didn’t want the hassle or expense or time involved with traveling, so we planned a […]

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Survey Results

by Julie on July 18, 2014 · 4 comments

Thank you to everyone who took the time to take my two question survey this week. Do you like seeing the results when you take a survey? I know I do, so I wanted to share these with you. (You can click on any of the charts below to make them bigger.) Blog Topics I was […]

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A Two Question Survey

by Julie on July 16, 2014 · 0 comments

I’m popping in to ask if you’d take a minute to take the two question survey below. I’d be most grateful! Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey , the world’s leading questionnaire tool. Receive future posts by email Email Address

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Happy Thursday and Happy (almost) 4th of July to my US readers. I wanted to pop in to say hi and – for some of you – this may be the first time you have heard from me in a while. That’s because I’ve switched email subscription services, and that shouldn’t interest you at all unless you […]

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Weekend Links

by Julie on March 20, 2014 · 2 comments

I know you’ll probably be out enjoying spring break or watching college basketball this weekend, but just in case you have a little down time, I wanted to pass along some Family CEO reading for you to check out. The nice folks at Mint.com asked me to do a Q&A with them, and it went […]

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2014 Update

by Julie on January 14, 2014 · 10 comments

I always hate it when bloggers who have gone MIA start their posts with I’m so sorry I’ve been gone so long… But, really, I’m so sorry I’ve been gone so long. The truth is that I’ve been having so much fun over at Creating This Life that I’ve been a little preoccupied. After years of blogging […]

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2006 Through Today: A Family CEO Timeline

by Julie on November 7, 2013 · 1 comment

When I started The Family CEO back in 2006 I was focused on slashing expenses, making extra money, and paying off our debt. Since then we’ve paid off almost all debt (we have one mortgage and one unexpected car loan left), and have turned our attention to adding to our savings (both emergency and retirement) and […]

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Introducing: Creating This Life

by Julie on September 24, 2013 · 4 comments

It’s been kind of quiet here on The Family CEO for the last few months. There are several reasons for that, but one big reason is that I’ve been busy working on a new blog that I want to introduce you to today: Creating This Life. A Little Background I’ve loved writing about family finances […]

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