So you want to go to college, or maybe you have a teen preparing for university. What are or were your motives for going to college? Why did I go to college? I have a few answers: My family told me I should go The guidance counselor told me … [Read more...] about Examine Your Motives Series: Going to College
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Stacie and I were discussing some major topics recently such as having kids and buying a new car. As you may know, we recently sold our Chevy Malibu, and we've also been discussing adoption and biological birth pretty heavily. Then a light bulb … [Read more...] about Examine Your Motives Series: Introduction
Free Money Finance has posted this week's Carnival of Personal Finance. The carnival is a collection of links about finance, submitted by the authors and hosted by a single site. My article "You can't trust that Carfax report!" was featured. Here are … [Read more...] about Best Finance Posts from Carnival of Personal Finance #115
For some of us, the word "Help" is a very bad 4 letter word. Sometimes we're so intent on doing things ourselves that we lose touch with our friends, families, coworkers and, eventually, ourselves. Peggy Collins writes about something she calls … [Read more...] about Are you too self-sufficient?
My coworker lives the opposite lifestyle detailed in the Frugal Lunch article. He knows about the article. He knows I try to bring my lunch to the office. But it's "just not a lifestyle for him". He makes it harder for me to just sit in the office … [Read more...] about Not So Frugal Lunch
New Personal Finance blogger I've Paid for This Twice Already has posted this week's Carnival of Debt Reduction #101. Here's a few I liked: Matt from One Million and Beyond wrote an excellent article about the emotional impact of debt. He's right … [Read more...] about Best Debt Articles from Carnival of Debt Reduction #101