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Where Does All Of Your Money Go?

I’ve never considered myself to be “rich”, at least as far as money goes.  But since I am now retired...

Diary of a First-Time Home Buyer: What I Learned in the First Week

As of July 7th, my fiancé (still weird to say that word) and I have officially owned and lived in...

Surviving the 20-something age weddings and babies

In the 20-something age range, it seems as though everyone around you is either getting married or having a baby,...

Why Paying Yourself First Pays Off

You may have heard the phrase “Pay Yourself First” when it comes to money and budgeting, but do you actually...

A Real Vacation

There was a little boy about four years old in the doctor’s office excitedly telling the receptionist about his recent...

How to Create a Successful Budget and Stick to it

Budgeting is like dieting. Instead of putting limits on the kind or amount of food you eat, you restrict what...