How Long Should you Keep Tax Records?
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I strive to be a minimalist. Clutter, whether it’s stuff, electronic, or old fashion paperwork can cloud my mind and really weigh on me. That’s why a recent reader inquiry from “Stacey C” really resonated …

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Extreme Couponing: Is it Worth it?
May 10, 2011 | 52 Comments
Extreme Couponing: Is it Worth it?

Extreme couponing, for better or worse, has now become mainstream.
TLC has launched a full 12-episode series, Extreme Couponing, based on the success of a premiere feature they ran on extreme coupon tactics back in December …

American Express Blue Cash Everyday® Card Review
May 3, 2011 | 6 Comments
American Express Blue Cash Everyday® Card Review

Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express
In my opinion, American Express is the best credit card company out there in terms of perks (I’ll highlight some in this post). One of the best cards in …

The Student Debt Cocktail: When Student Debt, Poor Credit, & Unemployment Wipe Out the Increased Earning Power of a Degree
May 2, 2011 | 15 Comments
The Student Debt Cocktail: When Student Debt, Poor Credit, & Unemployment Wipe Out the Increased Earning Power of a Degree

At first, the idea that a secondary degree might leave you worse off than before will sound contradictory to everything we’ve heard.
After all, there is plenty of data to go around that proves the added …

How to Use Passive Index Investing to Beat the Pros
April 26, 2011 | 20 Comments
How to Use Passive Index Investing to Beat the Pros

This is the fourth of a multi-part series on how to invest outside of a 401K.
The whole idea for this series started when I was asking a group of about 30 co-workers if they invested …

Tragedy, Money, & the Good Things in Life
April 25, 2011 | 6 Comments
Tragedy, Money, & the Good Things in Life

A co-worker and friend passed away much too soon at the age of 35 this past week from a pulmonary embolism (blood clot). Seeing the outpouring of love and support from friends and family has …

How to Get Over the Fear of Investing
April 19, 2011 | 9 Comments
How to Get Over the Fear of Investing

This is the third of a multi-part series on how to invest outside of a 401K. The whole idea for this series started when I was asking a group of about 30 co-workers if they …


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