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Financial Literacy

It’s hard to believe that in a nation with one of the most advanced educational systems in the world,…

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Budgeting doesn’t mean buying nothing

Ever mention the word ‘budget’ to people who don’t have one? Try it. Their faces contort in this weird…

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The Fed Funds Rate

On Tuesday, August 7th, The Federal Open Market Committee again decided to leave the Fed Funds Rate unchanged at…

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Why do the poor stay poor?

It’s never a good time to be poor—in America, the gap between the rich is not just evident, but…

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Simplify Your Life

Of the many topics related to personal finance, the concept of simplifying your life is one of the most…

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Happiness is built on relative wealth

I read an article recently that talked about one of my favorite subjects: happiness. It always seems like just…

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Cashless Society

Looking in a person’s wallet is no longer an accurate method of determining his financial means. Nowadays, a large…

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A simple method of enveloping

In an earlier post I spoke about a system for budgeting called enveloping. By putting all your money, broken…

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Miserably bad deals

Companies love to make money. Unfortunately, not all of them have good consciences, or you wouldn’t see ads like…

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Why I Wanted to Write For Lending Club

People often ask me about my motivation for contributing to the Lending Club blog. There are quite a few…

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