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Nov 29

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University-Worth the Money?

So I’ve sort of been a financial nerd for most of my life. As a kid I saved my birthday money, as a teen I saved my babysitting money and as an adult I blog about personal finance. I geek out reading personal finance books, I subscribe to pf podcasts and I regularly read a …

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Aug 02

Olympic Gold Medal For Those Wanting Help Getting Out Of Debt

The Olympics is one of the most enduring expressions of human excellence. Millions of people around the world tune in to the games to be inspired by the skills and courage on display. Those who win medals are feted as modern day heroes. However, there are times when even the most celebrated athletes show a …

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May 28

My parents want to help pay for my wedding. Should I let them?

#firstworldproblems, right? First of all I should start by saying that Eric and I are thrilled to be engaged! After dating for 6 years, we know each other really well and feel that we’re ready to make this big and important commitment to each other, yay! Shortly after we got engaged, my mom (and step-dad) …

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May 16

You don’t think you need insurance until…

This post isn’t really a, “fun” one to write, but it’s one that comes from my heart. Thankfully not all of these situations happened to me, but they have happened to close friends and family and so they hit pretty, “close to home” for me. Unfortunately it sometimes takes a major life event, or a …

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May 12

It’s official: My step-dad just retired

This weekend Eric and I traveled up to Maine to celebrate my step-dad’s retirement. My step-sisters and I had been planning a surprise retirement party for him for the last few months, so I was pretty excited for the, “big day” to finally arrive. Each of the three of us (and our families) drove to …

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