Education Tax Credits & Deductions: Updated for 2015 & 2016
Sun, 02/7/16 | 7 Comments

The readership here is heavy on those completing school for the first time and going back to school to further their education. So I’ve updated this post to reflect the 2015 and 2016 calendar years.
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How Much can My Employer Contribute to my 401K?
July 21, 2009 | 43 Comments
How Much can My Employer Contribute to my 401K?

401K Employer Maximum Contributions
I’d like to clear up a very common 401K misconception surrounding maximum contribution limits.
Question: The IRS maximum 401K contribution limit for 2016 is $18,000. But what exactly does this mean? Does this …

Student Loan Rate Cut Opportunities
July 15, 2009 | 5 Comments
Student Loan Rate Cut Opportunities

Whether you’ve graduated recently or you’re thinking about going back to school, there are some appealing rate cuts that you could take advantage of. This is potentially a great opportunity to strategically slice your interest …

5 Best Ways to Absolutely Destroy your Personal Finances
July 5, 2009 | 13 Comments
5 Best Ways to Absolutely Destroy your Personal Finances

Bad Personal Finances
Most of the advice you’ll find on this blog is geared towards best practices when it comes to your personal finances. Not this one, my friends. Through personal experience and witnessing worst practices …

The Effective Simplicity of Budgeting by Envelopes
June 30, 2009 | 9 Comments
The Effective Simplicity of Budgeting by Envelopes

This is a guest post from Andrea Horn, a personal finance instructor, mom of two boys, and creator of Recession Proof Living.
Want to get out of debt and start building wealth? Then grab some envelopes …

20 Backpacking Tips for Beginners
June 24, 2009 | 13 Comments
20 Backpacking Tips for Beginners

Hopefully, the catchy title sucked you in. We previously covered what backpacking gear to purchase, what food and clothing to bring, and how to properly train for backpacking. All of that stuff is great and …

How to Train & Prepare for your Backpacking Trip
June 18, 2009 | 5 Comments
How to Train & Prepare for your Backpacking Trip

I love backpacking. And as this is a finance AND lifestyle blog, I’ve been covering the basics of backpacking lately. Backpacking can save you money over typical vacations every time you hike, get to experience …


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