• American Flag
This is not another set of political opinions regarding one of the hottest topics of today, rather this is an analysis on how many immigrants like myself and others see the American Dream. A dream that was originally articulated by...
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After we paid off my student loan this past September (read here about how we did it) we got so pumped that we were jumping up and down with joy. Fortunately the intensity we felt about getting out of debt...
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Let me just say that I have yet to master any of these behaviors, especially number one. However, I want to address the fact that some millennials have caught on to the idea that planning is for chumps and that going with...
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Marriage is the best and most difficult team activity. Taylor and I will celebrate our second anniversary this Tuesday (02/07). Although I’m young, if there is one thing I know when it comes to marriage, it’s that money plays a...
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  • Pet Aspen
Pets are the perfect companion. After finishing a long day at work, there is nothing more satisfying than to have your four-legged roommate greet you with their heartwarming welcome. However, failing to consider the following 5 maintenance items when owning...
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  • Books
I’ve never been a fiction fan. They just aren’t real enough for me (hehe). I always lean towards things that will either make me money or make me better. Unlike reading fiction books, I can sit for ours reading non-fiction....
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To some, the following might sound like an obvious statement. Yes, paying your debtors will increase your income because your net worth will increase. I want to talk about what might not be so obvious. What being debt free does...
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If you are anything like me, I cringe when I spend any amount over $50. But I also love eating and tend to go over budget. So while listening to one of my favorite podcasts, I came across a mystery...
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I do not use credit cards, therefore I am biased towards the risks in using them.   However, I have learned to understand why people use them. My family did not use credit cards mainly because as a family of...
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Unless you are like Ben from Parks and Rec, or truly a nerd (no offense – I consider myself a nerd on money matters), no one likes having to come up with a budget every month. But the simple task...
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