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Thank God for poverty That makes and keeps us free, And lets us go our unobtrusive way, Glad of the sun and rain, ..
I have a fifteen month old son, and in the past I’ve discussed in great detail some plans for providing ..
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Now that my wife and I are on firm financial footing (and it took much less time than we thought it would ..
While doing some calculations for my income taxes, I stumbled across the statement from my checking account ..
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One might have expected that the person who unleashed the credit card on the world would have been a captain ..
Several readers suggested converting the popular 31 Days To Fix Your Financesseries to a single file ..
Yesterday, I discussed in brief my conflicted opinions on payday loans. To summarize, I basically think ..
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I used to have a big pile of in-store credit cards for various chain stores. I would go into a store ..
Whenever my wife hears mention of the Federal Reserve on television or the radio, her eyes glaze over ..
My wife and I are currently contemplating an interesting question: should we borrow against our retirement ..
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Every regular reader of this site knows I can be one cheap person. Just earlier today, for instance, ..
Recently, I’ve had some splendid conversations with a number of people from all over the world who are thinking ..