May 2012

From a strictly financial viewpoint, the Debt Snowball doesn’t make sense.  You target the smallest balances first and gradually move on to the larger ones, regardless of the interest rates on each debt. However, as I am learning from personal experience, paying down debt is often more of an emotional process.  If you can harness […]

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All the parents in the world seem to have the same advice, “Go to school, get good grades, and get a safe, secure job.” That is their definition of success, and do you know why? Because it’s what their parents instilled in them! Our parents and grandparents saw how limited their options became later in […]

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Last night my husband and I were enjoying a wonderful dinner out celebrating our anniversary when I got a call from Chase Bank.  It was an automated message from the Fraud Department stating they suspected fraudulent activity on my credit card and to return their call as soon as possible. My husband wanted me to […]

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What did your parents teach you about money?  My mom taught me how to add in my head so I could comparison shop at the store and get the best bargain, how to stretch food to feed a family, and how to set up a budget as well as how to balance a checkbook.  These […]

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