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Financial Independence: A Universal Goal

While reaching early retirement is my goal, it might not be suitable for everyone.  On…

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I Bought a Lemon

  The first time I took on debt was the spring when I graduated from…

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Meeting the Bogleheads

In February, I attended my first Bogleheads chapter meeting.  It was a long drive.  I…

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How I learned about money

I learned about money from my Grandmother.  I was a precocious kid.  As an only…

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Sirius XM: Getting Past No

Yesterday, when I was checking the mail to see what type of junk the postman…

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Peer-to-Peer Lending (P2P)

INTRODUCTION You cannot manage a household or do much of anything in this world without…

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Traveling with debt with a smile: 5 Rules you must follow

Can you travel when you have credit card debts? Some individuals will say this is…

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Locus of Control

“A man who conquers himself is greater than one who conquers a thousand men in…

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My Kayak: Frugal Fun on The Lake

They say that a boat owner has two happy days.  The first happy day is when…

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The Vanguard Star Fund (VGSTX)

Many of my friends know that I truly enjoy living a frugal life, investing, and…

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