EpiPen Further Proves that Unchecked Capitalism & Health Care Don’t Mix
Tue, 08/30/16 | 12 Comments

Well, if you needed any further proof that unchecked capitalism and health care are a toxic combo after Steven Brill’s exposé a few years back, add Mylan’s EpiPen price increase to the list of thousands …

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Should I Save for a Home or Retirement?
September 9, 2013 | 7 Comments
Should I Save for a Home or Retirement?

Should you save for retirement or a home down payment? And what about when a 401K match is involved?
20SF reader, Steph, writes in:
“I’m 26 and up until now have saved about 6% of my income …

The Value of Work & Status to the American Identity
September 5, 2013 | 21 Comments
The Value of Work & Status to the American Identity

A big part of why I’ve adopted the lifestyle I have… OK, the biggest part – is that financial independence is an incredibly attractive prospect to me.
I believe that human beings are more likely to …

IRS to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages for Federal Tax Purposes
September 4, 2013 | No Comment
IRS to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages for Federal Tax Purposes

In case you missed it, the United States Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that state-level bans on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional. Previously, the federal government only recognized gay marriage for tax purposes in …

Summer of Saving is Over. A Recap & Next Steps
September 3, 2013 | 4 Comments
Summer of Saving is Over. A Recap & Next Steps

The Summer of Saving has come to an end.
47 posts in 3 months – the most breakneck pace I’ve written at in the 6 years of this blog.
The series of  was a lot of fun …

How to Make your Own Non-Toxic Cleaning Products
August 28, 2013 | 10 Comments
How to Make your Own Non-Toxic Cleaning Products

Even though most so-called “green” cleaners claim to be environmentally friendly and good for you, there really is no federal regulations of what “green” is (“green” is a subjective quality analogous to , not a …

How to Detect & Fix a Leaky Toilet
August 27, 2013 | 3 Comments
How to Detect & Fix a Leaky Toilet

For a personal finance blogger, nothing is quite as satisfying as crafting a personal finance lesson analogy to a toilet:
“Sometimes the leaks that hurt the most are the tiny ones that go undetected.”
That felt good.
But …


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