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Checking In: How is Aaron Progressing on His Goal?

The summer’s been a trying season for our friend Aaron who’s determined to erase $11,000 worth of debt over 12 months. He is now nearly six months into his plan and says the path has been harder than he could have ever imagined. I wrote earlier that he’s also trying to simultaneously build up his cash […]

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How to Spend Your Student Loans: Do’s and Dont’s

Several years ago, a fellow college grad mentioned how she was over $100,000 in debt from school. It surprised me because I didn’t recall tuition being that expensive at our in-state college at the time. “Well, I used the money for my living expenses, too,” she explained. Then I remembered the studio apartment she rented […]

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The BEST Money Advice for Kids

Most kids will NOT learn about money in the classroom. So, it’s up to mom, dad and loved ones to take the reins. To help, there are many fine books and resources for kids of all ages. Here’s a round-up of some of my favorite money tools, with back-to-school season approaching.

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