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Hospital Bill Nightmare

Over the past 3 years, I have had to visit the emergency room. It’s been for a variety of reasons; pneumonia, asthma, et al. Just this past January, Jack’s job officially hired him on as a permanent employee. 243 more words


Can Money Buy Happiness? [Infographic]

Benjamin Franklin said: “Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.” 41 more words


The Simple Truth: Co-parenting

I got pregnant when I was 14 years old and had my son, Christopher, in the year that I turned 15. My parents and I have always had the agreement that they would primarily raise him until I graduated college and was financially stable enough to support both my son and myself. 795 more words


Lamb Chop Was Right

I spent the majority of my younger years wishing I could be a grown up.  After all, grown ups commanded respect, could do what they wanted, had all the fun, oh, and they didn’t have homework.  1,428 more words

Car Buyers' Worst Mistakes

How much money do you think educated car buyers can save over uneducated buyers when buying the same car?

Would $5,000 get your attention? While you may not save as much as $5,000, you’ll save a bunch if you avoid these classic car-buying errors. 393 more words

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Hacking Your Finances

Managing personal finances can be overwhelming and time consuming. Over the course of several years, we piece together different accounts and tools to keep track of activity. 207 more words


Kids Need to Be Doing It For Themselves

I had the great pleasure of going to a presentation by Dr. Karyn Gordon at Eldest’s school recently.  Her talk was entitled “Raising Kids in an Age of Overindulgence,” and I came away from the night with so much practical help.  607 more words