Wealth Has Little to Do With Income

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For me, the definitions of “rich,” “poor,” and “middle-class” have very little (if anything) to do with income. And before you roll your eyes, this is not a sentimental post about how wealth isn’t measured by money, because YES VIRGINIA, it is measured in money. Of course

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Threats to Debt Freedom

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The biggest threat to debt freedom is…going back in debt, and that’s one of my biggest worries now that we are debt free (minus the house). I don’t plan on going out and borrowing any money in the near future, but I guess that’s the idea. If

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August Was Brutal (for Expenses)

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I don’t know about everyone else, but August was brutal for our family when it came to spending, especially unplanned expenses. As most of you know, August was the first official month where we lived debt free. The first week of the month was also the second

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Carnival of Financial Planning No. 254

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Best Articles this Week from Finance Blogs Carnival of Financial Planning - Money Management Edition #254 - September 14, 2012 Welcome to the September 14, 2023 Money Management Edition #254 of the Carnival of Financial Planning. This edition is arranged by subject heading, so that you can browse

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Life Insurance for Working Women

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I’m not sure why, but my wife and I have never really talked about needing life insurance for her. Of course she reminded me year after year that I needed to get life insurance in case I died, something I finally did last year. But what about

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Redefining Retirement

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I think it’s apparent to most that retirement has been redefined, and is continuing to be redefined every generation. Depending on who is doing the redefining - the worker or their boss - you will see two vastly different pictures of what retirement means. If you poke

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Transitioning to Blue Collar Work

I’ve had a big change in my work schedule which has caused me to become less visible around the web, so I thought I’d update y’all on why. I recently had an opportunity to take a voluntary leave of absence from my desk job and work on

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