Is it just me or did Mother Nature turn the heat off as soon as September rolled around? It’s September 2nd, and I’m curled up on my couch with thick fuzzy socks on, wrapped up in a big blanket, and wondering if I should’ve consumed some sort of Pumpkin Spice flavored beverage by now. The irony of the whole thing is that this massive shift in weather seems like it’s also signaling the significant change that is about to take place in the Wright household. August was a great month. I celebrated a Birthday, Broke on Purpose was featured in Glamour…

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Owning a designer handbag or a large TV won’t make you poor. You also shouldn’t believe the classiest statement that the difference between a rich person and a poor person is the number of books they have in their home. Seriously?  Ever heard of a Library where the books are free and returnable? This type of thinking is toxic, and it alienates and discourages people who are sincerely interested in learning how to change their financial outlook. Guess what! It’s possible to live your life and meet your financial goals. Let’s Discuss. “Poor” isn’t a word I typically like to…

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I told my employer to take back my paycheck.  Yes, you read that correctly. I told my employer to take back the money that I’d been paid. If you like the Facebook page, then you heard me tell this story on my Facebook Live broadcast. If you didn’t get a chance to watch it here’s what you missed. You see, two years ago I would have never been able to utter those words from my mouth, and I want to share with you four important lessons that can be learned from this particular situation. First, let me start off by giving…

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From the desk of Mr. Broke on Purpose Closing out the month of July may have people recovering from a 4th of July blowout or a much-needed vacation with the family. For me, the month of July marks one full revolution around the sun. That’s right my birthday is in July, not to mention our wedding anniversary. Unlike most people, I’ve never been a “birthday turn-up” kind of guy. Compared to the people who celebrate their birthday for a full three weeks, I’m lame. You know the people that are like “my birthday is next week turn up; my birthday…

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Marcus and I live on Amazon, okay maybe he doesn’t, but I do.  For me, it’s all about convenience if I can have it delivered to my house and spend less money than the price at a brick and mortar store count me in! It’s also been super convenient this year as many friends who were out of state got married or had babies. All I had to do was click on their Amazon list and have the gift shipped to their home.  We’ve been prime members for years and just recently signed up for Amazon Fresh. If you haven’t…

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