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Get off the treadmill!

By: Your Money Blueprint We all want the best of life, but at what cost? It is so easy to spend money now. Not only are there a lot more...

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Money can’t always buy happiness, but it can buy you these things

By: Invested Wallet The great debate: can money buy happiness? It’s something I also have thought about a lot since starting my personal finance journey back in 2014. You’ll get many people, financial experts, and extremely wealthy people who are on both sides of the fence as to whether money...

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6 ways to avoid turning your kids into horrible money managers

By: Lynn Shattuck | Fabric As a parent, I wish my kids could just absorb all of my hardest life lessons by osmosis. But the truth is that they’ll pick up a grab bag of my and my husband’s habits and tendencies, both the good and the less-than-stellar. When it comes to money, studies show...

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How to smartly avoid the 5 worst financial arguments

By: Money Pedals Let’s face it! Money is one of the most important things in the world but it can never take the place of great relationships in your life. Having great relationships comes with one of the best feelings in the world; of which won’t want it to shatter away. Many great...

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The biggest mistake people make with money

By: Their Money Goals What’s the biggest mistake people make with money? Running up credit card debt? Not saving? Putting off retirement planning? While these are mistakes, the answer is none of the above. The biggest mistake people make with money is simply not paying attention. We can blame...

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13 valuable lessons I learned buying my dream house

By: Vital Dollar A home is a big part of life for most of us. Where we live impacts our lives every day, and most of us dream of living in a bigger, nicer home. Housing can also be a huge expense that takes up a large part of your budget. A few years ago, my wife …...

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The No. 1 Destroyer of Wealth is Divorce

By: Menard | Millionaire Before 50 Death, Disability, Disasters, and Divorce… Out of the most feared and dreaded D’s in life, there’s probably no subject more shunned upon by money bloggers than the topic of divorce. It’s not a particularly difficult topic to write about, and yet...

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The power of the habit snowball

By: Happy in the Hollow Let’s talk about habits! Yeah, I know. it’s already March, so officially the ship has sailed for New Year’s resolutions. But after a great conversation I had last week, I’m feeling inspired, and I want to share my thoughts with you. I’ve been reading a ton of...

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Why Being Self-Employed Makes My Family MORE Financially Stable

By: Kelly Burch | Fabric My husband and I sat in the mortgage broker’s office, running the numbers as we prepared to buy our first house. My husband is a cop and I’m a freelance writer, so most people assume his job is the cornerstone of our financial security. They’re wrong. The broker asked...

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The scariest financial decision of all

By: Burning Desire for FIRE I was going to post about something else today, but last night I heard about a friend of mine whose marriage has hit a huge speed bump. They have 2 very young kids and one of the things that’s on her mind is how she’d manage financially on her own. …...