Episode 25

The Ruby Freelancers Show 025 – Managing Finances


August 21st, 2012

47 mins 1 sec

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Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Summer Camp)
Eric Davis (twitter github blog)


Have 3-6 months of expenses in an emergency fund.
Manage Expenses
Evaluating Purchases
Place large purchases on a wishlist, wait before purchasing.
Deposit to emergency fund to cover large costs that are on the horizon.
Personal Finance Management
Give yourself an allowance.
Retirement Investing
Dave Ramsey
Put away a small amount each month for taxes.
Determining the size of your emergency fund.
Writing off business expenses when there is personal activity included (check with your tax accountant).


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Air Compressor (Chuck)
Hydraulic Jack and Jack Stands (Chuck)