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I think I finished paying back one of my loans tonight!

A loan that we first took out approximately thirteen years ago, shortly after I’d finished university and (gulp) started working on my student debt. A loan that we had to renew and extend six years ago, when our furnace broke and we were in a rough patch. 732 more words

Life -- The Universe -- And Everything

15 Struggles Only People Who Suck At Budgeting Understand

1. You convince yourself buying a lot of things on sale makes financial sense. I mean, sure, you probably didn’t need 6 candles for the price of 4, but you’re like a moth to a flame. 405 more words

Giant model village

My hometown ran out of money,

Ran out like an infidelous bunny.

In the bind we turned to tourists for help,

The kind to whom an adult is a whelp. 90 more words

Rhyming Story

When Payday Runs Your Life

If you’re like most people suffering through the hell that is a 9-5 desk job, your paycheck typically arrives bi-weekly. I don’t know about you, but the lifespan of my paycheck always tends to follow the same predictable pattern whether I try to break it or not. 1,012 more words

Jindal considering cuts to college fund he pushed to create

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – When it was created last year, a $40 million incentive fund to pay for college programs that fill high-demand jobs in Louisiana was hailed as critical to both higher education and the state’s workforce needs. 93 more words


The Budget Crashes the Buses

By Daniel Hart

“Budget crisis” has been the buzz-phrase around Burlington over the past few years, but what does that really mean for students and their families? 888 more words