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April Wrap-up

by Julie April 30, 2015
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There are any number of end-of-the-month posts around the blogosphere with themes like what I’m into, what I’m reading and what I learned this month.  I’ve never participated in them, but closing out the month with a wrap-up post does seem like a good idea, so I’m making this my first. And I’m giving it the very clever […]

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Talking College on the Couple Money Podcast

by Julie March 17, 2015
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Did you know that podcasts are big now? Like really big. Well, my blogging friend, Elle from Couple Money, started a podcast last year and I completely forgot to tell you all about it. That’s an especially bad oversight since Elle had me on as a guest on episode #4 way back in October. We talked about paying for […]

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Motivation for the Journey and a Few Words about Facebook

by Julie March 11, 2015
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In January I began posting some of my favorite quotes paired with pictures on the Family CEO Facebook page and you guys really responded! Apparently you like quotes as much as I do. Because not everyone sees the Facebook posts, I’m sharing the five most popular quotes here. That’s #5 up above, and #4 through #1 […]

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It’s Kind of a Funny Story

by Julie August 15, 2014
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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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Survey Results

by Julie July 18, 2014

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 July 16, 2014

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. Note: I’m no longer adding new posts to The Family CEO. I am, however, writing at Creating This Life, where we talk […]

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2014 Update

by Julie January 14, 2014

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 November 7, 2013

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 September 24, 2013
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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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Today Show Appearance and Woman’s Day

by Julie August 15, 2013
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On Monday my daughter, Lindsey, and I appeared on a Today Show segment about the cost of college. Here is the video (a short ad plays before the video). Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Other guests on the panel were Natalie Merola, a student at Florida International University, […]

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