Wedding Expenses and Marriage Succes? Now We Have Data
Mon, 10/20/14 | 17 Comments

You may already know that I’m not a big fan of materialistic wedding expenses. More specifically, I think that the average cost of a wedding is stupidly high ($29,858 last year) and the average engagement …

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Tax Deadline, Start, and Extension Dates for 2014
January 6, 2014 | 5 Comments
Tax Deadline, Start, and Extension Dates for 2014

It’s January. Other than 2 feet of snow being dumped on me this weekend, do you know what that means? Tax season has arrived. This post will help get you in the mood and covers …

Share your Biggest Ups & Downs in 2013 & Set Goals for 2014
January 1, 2014 | 17 Comments
Share your Biggest Ups & Downs in 2013 & Set Goals for 2014

Happy new year!
A few posts ago, I mentioned that one of my favorite things about holiday break is taking some time to reflect, assess, and set goals.
If you don’t know where you’ve been, where you’re …

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 …


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