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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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 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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How I Make Money Blogging: A Q&A

by Julie August 1, 2013
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Since I’ve started including blogging income in my found money updates, there has been some interest in exactly how I make money blogging. I’ve been dragging my feet in writing about it because I wasn’t sure exactly what information to include. I’ve spent over seven years blogging and learning about blogging and there is a […]

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Top 100 Finance Blogs to Follow in 2013

by Julie March 9, 2013

The folks at Coupon Audit have put together an infographic of the Top 100 finance blogs to follow in 2013. And look who showed up at #47: Thanks to Coupon Audit for including me. I see a lot of my blogging friends on this list, along with a bunch of new blogs to check out. […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

by Julie November 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I hope you have a wonderful holiday and I want you to know that I am thankful that you take the time to read this blog. Julie Receive future posts by email

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Blog Survey Results and The Future of the Blog

by Julie September 17, 2012
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Thanks to all of you who answered the one question survey I posted a couple of weeks ago. Since most of my blog posts fall into one of two categories — family finance and home/lifestyle — I wanted to see if it made sense to split those topics into two different blogs. That was not something I […]

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One Question Survey

by Julie September 3, 2012

Happy September and thank you very much for being a Family CEO reader. If you would take a moment to answer this one question survey, it would help me tremendously in determining how future topics on the blog are organized. Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. If you’re reading […]

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