Second Generation Debtors

Debt is a weird thing – few people talk openly about the debts that they have (even with spouses sometimes) and yet most Americans have debt. Why are we so afraid to talk about it, yet so comfortable with having it? We’ve come to expect that it’s just a fact of life. Our parents had […]

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Get An MIT Education For Free

Have you ever wanted to get an MIT education, but don’t have $70k a year to do it? What options might you have? Of course student loans are available (for those who want to be a quarter million dollars in debt when they graduate). Scholarships and grants are another good step to research, but chances […]

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Dual-Income Household? Live On One Income

We are currently enjoying life as DINKs. If you’re not familiar with the acronym, DINK stands for ‘Dual Income, No Kids‘. DINKs have a unique opportunity in the pursuit of financial independence, side hustles, and all sorts of other things. However, even if you’re not strictly a DINK, you can still benefit a lot from […]

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Why I Started A Blog

On Monday I talked about what my perfect day would look like if I could just run this blog full-time. I didn’t really talk about why I started a blog though. What’s the whole purpose of it? I’ve been blogging now for about 3 months. I try to post consistently three times a week, every […]

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Why We Rarely Fight About Money

Marriage and money is a complex set of topics. Financial issues are frequently cited as one of the most common reasons for divorce. In a healthy marriage it’s not uncommon to have some disagreements. What’s important, however, is how you handle those disagreements and work through them as a couple. Kristin and I rarely fight […]

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