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Can Simple Living be Taken Too Far?

I recently read an article called The Problem With Simple Living on one of my favorite blogs.  At first, I disagreed with the article and felt a little defensive.  (“Minimalism is awesome!  It’s not a problem!”).  But the more I thought about it, the more I realized...

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7 Ways to Make Money Blogging

People often ask me how it’s possible to make money blogging and sometimes they seem a bit skeptical.  Before I started blogging a couple years ago, I had no idea that it was possible to earn an income from blogging. Many personal finance bloggers post their income...

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Online Study: Pros and Cons

Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, more and more people are making the decision to study online. While attending class without ever leaving the comfort of your own home may seem like a very appealing choice to you, it is worth weighing up all the pros and...

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5 Things All New Investors Need

If you’re thinking about getting started as an investor, there are some things you will need if you want to make a success of it. There are many pitfalls and problems you’ll probably run into if you’re a first-time investor, but you’ll be better positioned to deal...

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How to Make 2018 Your Best Year Ever

It's almost 2018, and that means it's time to reflect on 2017 and make plans for next year. There was a time in my life when I didn't put enough thought into my decisions and I often did things just because "that's what everyone does". When my husband and I decided to...

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  • Car Loan 100%
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Checklist – How to Create a Budget

As Dave Ramsey and many other personal finance experts point out, having a budget isn’t about depriving yourself or never having fun....

Ultimate Budget Wedding Guide

The average wedding in the U.S. costs $30,000. Planning a wedding on a budget can be a major headache. Believe it or not, it IS possible to have a fabulous wedding on a tight budget.

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