The Genius of Tiny Homes (with Inspiring TEDx Talk)
Mon, 12/15/14 | 17 Comments

I’ve talked about the benefits of tiny home living a number of times in the past, and for good reason: the average US home size is at an all time high of 2,598 square feet …

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SIPC Insurance Coverage Protects your Investments
December 17, 2012 | 4 Comments
SIPC Insurance Coverage Protects your Investments

Does the FDIC Cover Investments too?
Most people know that there is a governmental agency called the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (or FDIC) that protects bank deposits. The FDIC covers up to $250,000 on bank deposits …

2013 Energy Tax Credits
December 13, 2012 | 5 Comments
2013 Energy Tax Credits

Energy Tax Credits in 2013
If you were planning a modest home improvement update that would save you future energy costs and reduce your carbon footprint in the hopes that it would be partially funded by …

An Experiment in De-Commercializing the Holidays
December 10, 2012 | 7 Comments
An Experiment in De-Commercializing the Holidays

The average U.S. Consumer is planning to spend $750 on gifts this year, in addition to a few hundred spent on themselves while combing through all of those unbelievable deals.
Exorbitant holiday gift spending is as …

5 Life Takeaways from the Great Recession (to Prepare you for the Next One)
December 5, 2012 | 9 Comments
5 Life Takeaways from the Great Recession (to Prepare you for the Next One)

The Great Recession meant a lot of things to a lot of people.
For many, unfortunately, it meant some combination of job loss, extensive periods of unemployment, home foreclosure, economic hardship, a huge portfolio hit, and …

How I Scored a Lifetime of Massage, Physical Therapy, & Chiropractor Work for Just $60
December 3, 2012 | 11 Comments
How I Scored a Lifetime of Massage, Physical Therapy, & Chiropractor Work for Just $60

It was a normal mid-summer day. I jogged about two miles in to work, did a few situps when I got there, slaved away at my desk for 9 hours, then jogged home.
Throughout the day, …

Moving Into a Career in Nursing: my Wife’s Career Change Story
November 28, 2012 | 13 Comments
Moving Into a Career in Nursing: my Wife’s Career Change Story

In a previous post on education tax credits, I noted that my wife was going back to school for an accelerated nursing degree through a local community college.
That prompted a 20somethingfinance reader, Telly, to write …


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