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Previous generations of workers fought their butts off for paid vacation leave. Some succeeded in getting this essential employee benefit from their employers. Others did not.
As a matter of fact, to this very day, the …

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The Best 20SomethingFinance Posts of 2013
December 31, 2013 | 4 Comments
The Best 20SomethingFinance Posts of 2013

20somethingfinance just hit its 6th birthday a few days ago. To celebrate the occasion and the past year, before moving on to new things, I wanted to recap the best of what happened on the …

Should you Contribute to a 401k or IRA when in Debt? Apply the 5% Cutoff Rule
December 26, 2013 | 10 Comments
Should you Contribute to a 401k or IRA when in Debt? Apply the 5% Cutoff Rule

One of the most common financial topics brought up at the work lunch-room table (or really anywhere, now that I think about it) centers around the old save for retirement vs. pay off debt debate.
The …

A Time to Reflect & Move Forward
December 23, 2013 | 6 Comments
A Time to Reflect & Move Forward

The holiday season is full of good and bad extremes. Traditions made to endure and traditions made to be broken. Some make us happy, some make us sad, and some are a bittersweet.
Spending time with …

Lessons from The Greatest Undocumented Investment Bubble in Modern History
December 18, 2013 | 24 Comments
Lessons from The Greatest Undocumented Investment Bubble in Modern History

Around the same time, every Saturday, I’d pocket my $1 weekly allowance (not a typo), and head down to the local ice cream parlor on my bike.
I’d throw down my crumpled up dollar on the …

Make Online Purchases without THIS Rewards Card? You’re Losing Money
December 16, 2013 | 18 Comments
Make Online Purchases without THIS Rewards Card? You’re Losing Money

I haven’t plugged a new credit card offering in over a year, as few (if any), have stood out from a pile of mediocrity.
But here’s one worth plugging, and one that I have added to …

Choosing Part-Time
December 12, 2013 | 9 Comments
Choosing Part-Time

The last two jobs my wife has been offered (and accepted) were both part-time jobs.
The first, as a landscape architect, was 4 work days (32 hours) per week.
The second, as a registered nurse, was 2 …


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