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Retirement

Debt and Retirement

I was listening to a radio show over the weekend that takes callers and the host(s) try to answer their specific questions. One particular caller …

finances
Retirement

Financial Good News and Bad News That Is Basically the Same

I have been reading a lot of really books lately on the state of the American economy, families, political culture and the like. Many of …

Retirement

The Questions of FIRE

Over the past few years I have been an avid consumer of a variety of personal finance blogs, retirement calculators, and stories about obtaining financial …

Financial Goals

Financial Goals

2019 Financial Goals

Over the past month or so I have really neglected this blog. My apologies for doing so. I think it …

Financial Goals

MY BIGGEST FINANCIAL WEAKNESS

As Halloween rolled around I was thinking about what my weakness was for candy and the like (it is M&Ms …

buying a house
Financial Goals

Mortgage Paid Off By 50

So last week I wrote about how I had paid off our car and credit cards. It took out a …

Financial Goals

I PAID OFF THE CAR AND THE CREDIT CARD–DEBT FREE?

When I first started this blog I put out a post that I wanted to be debt free, except my …

financial goals
Financial Goals

FINANCIAL GOALS FOR 2018

Every year I try to hit different financial goals. If you go look at my last post you will see …

Focused businessman
Financial Goals

WHEN IS IT TIME TO LEAVE?

For the record I am NOT leaving my job. I have no plans on leaving my job. Certainly, there are …

Advice To Students

College money

How Much Do You Need to Save for College?

I listen to a lot of personal finance podcasts and radio programs, probably too much to be honest. One of the most frustrating questions that …

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saving for college

OLDER PARENTS AND SAVING FOR COLLEGE

My life over the past couple of weeks has been fairly busy as you might imagine. My posting has become sporadic, at best, over the past …

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student loan

Student Loan Forgiveness Update Update

t is amazing what can happen in a week or so. Last week I discussed my latest student loan update. In that update I noted that …

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THREE THINGS FOR A SUCCESSFUL COLLEGE JOURNEY

For me, the fall is my favorite time of the year. I have never been really a fan of the summer. I think primarily it …

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career

YOU DON’T NEED TO HAVE A CAREER

The past couple of posts have been really dedicated to my students. I have been thinking them a lot lately as they face a constantly …

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university

YOU DON’T HAVE TO KNOW WHAT YOU WANT TO DO

Many universities have already started the school year. My university starts this week and considering it is Labor Day weekend I thought it might be …

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Learning the Money Language

Happy New Year to everyone. My apologies for not posting last week (at least someone checked in on me thank you Paul) but my laptop

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Retirement

We Need to Redefine Retirement

I have stated in this blog that my financial journey is about creating financial independence, not retiring early. Early retirement is a big theme among

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