Author: CameronDaniels

I Quit My Day Job - Drinking from a Fire Hydrant (Part 1 of 3)

“Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.” – Mitchell Kapor This post is […]

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September 2014 Goal Assessment

At the end of last year, I stated that I wanted to pay down ~$34,000 in consumer debt (outside of […]

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FICO is a Corporation

Much has been written about the recent change in the FICO scoring system from both mainstream media and personal finance […]

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Emergency Funds are Overrated: Part Three of Three

(Read parts one and two in the emergency funds series) In the first two articles, I covered: How important it […]

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Emergency Funds are Overrated: Part Two of Three

In part one on Monday, I wrote about how credit cards can provide short-term liquidity where emergency funds would typically […]

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Emergency Funds are Overrated: Part One of Three

Emergency funds are a controversial topic that have always irked the writers here at DQYDJ. Okay: overall, we think they […]

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It's a Matter of Principle (Principal)

I try to run my personal finances like I would run a business: Use debt to leverage high ROE assets. […]

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Maintaining a Debt Paydown Strategy

My relationship with debt has been much different than the average American. I took out ~$65,000 in student debt to […]

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My Resolve About Resolutions

It's the time of the year for New Year's resolutions and an assessment of how 2013 went for myself. Financially, […]

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Keeping Up with the Joneses: Risk Tolerance

The idea of lifestyle creep is the slow build-up of "necessary" expenses as your income increases. I myself have experienced […]

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