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Grateful, grateful, grateful

I’m so grateful to be working again at a job I mostly love. It hadn’t really sunk in that I was unemployed. And after I substitute taught for half a day (5th graders) I decided that definitely wasn’t for me. 107 more words

Personal Finance

Debt vs. Savings: The Payoff Conundrum

Should I pay off my debt with extra income, or save it?

There will come a time in every person’s financial journey where they are faced with a question: should I be paying down my debts, or saving my money? 771 more words

Personal Finance

The legacy baby boomers should leave

Thanks primarily to their parents and a cohort of visionary politicians, neither of which they had much control over, baby boomers have long been described as the ‘lucky generation’. 803 more words


Understanding Sunk Costs

Understanding sunk costs and how it affects your finances is a great tool to making better decisions in the future.

So what is a sunk cost? 400 more words


Protecting Long-term Savings

Our saving plan should cover three essential areas: cash on hand for unexpected bills, money put aside to cover expenses in case our income is interrupted, and an account for later in life when we stop working or work in a reduced capacity. 531 more words

Personal Finance

Women and Money

Something has been bothering me lately. I’m certainly not the first to notice or comment on this, and I won’t be the last. Ladies: do not take a back seat to your finances! 389 more words


College Costs

Nowadays college can cost such an excessive amount of money that it can be discouraging to even think about it. But there is a cheaper way, one where you can graduate from a typical college for less than $11,000. 339 more words

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