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Some Family CEO Updates

By on May 18, 2011

One of the most rewarding things about blogging is the interaction with others who share your interests. Each blogging niche has it’s own community, and personal finance bloggers are no exception. I want to take a minute to give a shout out and a thank you to each of the sites who has featured me […]

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Julie Mayfield at The Nest

By on March 5, 2011

Articles by Julie Mayfield at The Nest: How to Compare Two Mutual Funds How Do I Understand Homeowner’s Insurance? How to Find the Value of a U.S. Savings Bond How to Cash in EE Savings Bonds How to Purchase No Load Mutual Funds How to Pay Off Debt With a 401(k) How to Make Money […]

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About The Family CEO

By on March 3, 2007

Welcome! My name is Julie and I began The Family CEO when I decided to make my family’s finances my business. Literally. In March of 2006 I hired myself to focus on our money: tracking it, spending it more purposefully, and finding new ways to save it. This blog documents those efforts. While these activities […]

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Thank you Caitlin Flanagan!

By on August 25, 2006

A couple of months ago I reviewed the book To Hell with All That; Loving and Loathing Our Inner Housewife. Not too long after I posted my review I received an email from the author, Caitlin Flanagan, thanking me and offering to send me 10 autographed copies of her book for my friends. I put […]

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A Financial Do-It-Yourselfer

By on June 20, 2006

When someone mentions a do-it-yourselfer I tend to think of those folks on HGTV who pave their own driveways or re-tile their kitchens. No doubt those people save a lot of money and add a lot of value to their homes. And while I like to watch those shows, I definitely don’t fall into that […]

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Hiring Myself

By on March 22, 2006

This was the second post that ran on The Family CEO, back in March 2006. (Here is the first.) I could never have imagined then all the places this blog would take me. For most of my married life I’ve been an economizer. I’m fairly practical by nature so it comes easily to me. And […]

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