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Did you know that Sunday was National Splurge Day?

To me, that means an excuse to take Lyft instead of the subway. To others with deeper pockets, it may mean springing for that fancy boat, Maserati or second home.

If you like to go big, here’s my latest Mint piece on what to know ahead of springing for these mighty splurges.

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“I have a family member who is interested in buying a home and he would be a first-time buyer. Unfortunately, both him and his spouse’s credit is not good (he does say hers is a little better than his). Any suggestions?”

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If you’ve been keeping up with me on the podcast and Instagram, you may have heard/seen some of the craziness that is my life. In case not, here is a sampling of my work and play in the last month. I must say, while the entrepreneur life comes with its own set of doubts and risks, I wholly enjoy the many, many extraordinary opportunities I get to experience.

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