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What Are You Teaching Your Kids About Money? 25

What Are You Teaching Your Kids About Money?

  Recently, in an effort to force myself to slow down a bit and actually relax, I started watching a few episodes of the hit-show The Goldbergs, which is set in 1980s Pennsylvania. In...

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How to Make the Most of Your Tax Refund 6

How to Make the Most of Your Tax Refund

Tax refund: Next to the words “pay day” and “debt free,” these are my two favorite finance-related words. Whether my annual tax refund is a modest sum or a mid-size windfall, I am always...

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Overcome FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) in 7 Steps 28

Overcome FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) in 7 Steps

When I was 14, the band Styx came to town. I didn’t even know who they were until two weeks before the concert, but I quickly fell for their music and its driving rhythms,...

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20 Budgeting Tips for Singles – A Bachelor’s (or Bachelorette’s) Guide 23

20 Budgeting Tips for Singles – A Bachelor’s (or Bachelorette’s) Guide

Last week, the state of Illinois finally passed what I would describe as a “Band-Aid” budget. While politicians largely celebrated this move and patted themselves on the back, their budget does very little to...

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The Fundrise eREIT: Accessible Real Estate Investing For the Average Investor 29

The Fundrise eREIT: Accessible Real Estate Investing For the Average Investor

As most readers have probably gathered by now, I tend to err on the conservative side when it comes to all financial matters, including investing. This is why we opted to pay off over...

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The SIMPLE Method to Achieving Financial Independence 9

The SIMPLE Method to Achieving Financial Independence

Over the past year, I have spent many hours reading about personal finance and investing. The biggest takeaway from this experience: I have learned just how much I don’t know about money and how...

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Is $1 Million Really Enough? Redefining the Dream 28

Is $1 Million Really Enough? Redefining the Dream

As a child, I spent a lot of time with my Grandma and Grandpa. They reached retirement shortly after my birth, and both of my parents worked full-time jobs. During the summer months, I...

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