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Mark Cuban : His 3 Smart Money Moves – and Mine

July 13, 2016 – 7:22 am



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Mark Cuban is a guy I really admire. He seems to be a devoted family man, and he has his financial crap together in a big way. With a net worth of 3 billion dollars, it’s evident the guy knows his stuff from a business standpoint. Here’s a list of some of his business accomplishments:

  • Owner of the Dallas Mavericks
  • Owner of Landmark Theaters
  • Co-Owner of 2929 Entertainment
  • Owner of Magnolia Pictures

And ya’ll probably know him from his work on Shark Tank.

What you may not know about Cuban is that is pre-billionaire journey began with some interesting and what some might call over-the-top extreme actions that helped him to get to where he is today.Here are some examples: Read the full story »

How We Broke the New and Shiny Cycle

July 7, 2016 – 8:22 am

See that pic? That’s the odometer on our 2005 Chevy Suburban. It just hit 200,000 miles this last month.  I love our 2005 truck. It runs great. Looks good. And fits all of our needs. …

TwoFer: A Great Holiday Recipe and a Serious Word of Caution

July 3, 2016 – 1:33 am

Greetings, friends! This is a post that I re-post every year around the 4th of July. Note that this is NOT an anti-fireworks post, just an important word of caution for all about the dangers …

How to Live a More Rounded Life While on a Budget 

June 29, 2016 – 7:00 am

Greetings, Frugal Farmer friends! Today I’m sharing a guest post from my blogging pal Richard, who blogs over at Frugality Magazine. Richard worked hard via frugality to pay off a boatload of debt so that …

Republic Wireless Review: What We Think After One Year

June 22, 2016 – 7:09 am

So, it’s been just over a year now since we switched our cell phones from our pay-as-you-go service to Republic Wireless. Republic Wireless had asked us to try their service, and we agreed.
I thought I’d …

Why Financial Wellness Matters

June 12, 2016 – 6:47 am

The following blog post is part of The Road to Financial Wellness blog tour. The Road to Financial Wellness is a three-month, grassroots campaign promoting financial empowerment on a national level and encourages people to …

The Difference Between “The Good” and “The Best”

June 9, 2016 – 7:52 am

This post was originally published in 2012 – one of the very first posts I published on The Frugal Farmer – but I find it very enlightening so I thought I’d give you a blast …

How Going To A Distance Learning College Kept Me Out Of Student Loan Debt

May 31, 2016 – 8:03 am

Good morning, frugal friends! Today we have another guest post! Carrie Lowrance from Freelance by Lowrance is sharing how she saved money on college costs by choosing a distance learning school option. 
As we all know, …

Getting Married: Should You Share Finances?

May 27, 2016 – 8:14 am

With wedding season on the horizon, I thought it might be a good time to talk about marriage and sharing finances. There are a host of differing opinions on this subject – and for good …

Reclaiming Your Wealth $1 at a Time

May 26, 2016 – 6:45 am

Greetings, frugal friends!!  Today we welcome this guest post from fellow personal finance blogger Elsie, who blogs over at Gundo Money. Always nice to have the fresh perspective of a young person around here. Enjoy! 
Back …

How to Find the Best Home Equity Loan Rates

May 23, 2016 – 6:00 am

We’re pleased to share this guest post (with my thoughts) from our friends over at The Simple Dollar. No compensation was given for this post.
A home equity loan can be a convenient ways to get cash, …