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What Drives My Financial Goals?

Everybody has an innate “why.” There’s always a reason we do things, even if that reason is stupid. Since leaving college and striking out into the real world, my “why” has been constant. I have specific financial goals. Those, along with the rest of my values, drive me in everything I do.

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Deep Dive into Budgeting with YNAB

Do you budget? There are so many budgeting tools out there nowadays that it can sometimes feel like a hassle to pick one and just use it. I used Mint in college, but in 2016 I switched to YNAB and have never looked back.

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Should You Have Kids? How to Decide

I’m not shy about being childfree. The husband and I came to this decision (no kids) separately and simultaneously after we got married. Needless to say, we’re ecstatic that we agree on something that I believe is one of the biggest decisions people make in their lives… Right up there with faith and politics.

Using the default internet browser on your machine actually says something about you as a person. But what is it? Find out what it says about you.

What Your Default Internet Browser Says About You

What’s your default internet browser? There are a bunch to choose from, and many people stick with the one that comes with their computers. For Microsoft users, that’s Internet Explorer or Edge, depending on the age of your computer. For Mac users, it’s Safari. But did you know that your default browser says something about …

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Do you talk to your kids about money? Are you having those important money conversations so they know how to handle their finances? Start with these ten.

10 Money Conversations to Have With Your Kids

Do you talk to your kids about money? Is money a “touchy subject” in your household? Perhaps you don’t have enough. Or maybe you’re well-off but don’t think you need to expose your children to the realities of finance.   Financially savvy people don’t brag about the millions in their portfolios, but it’s folly to neglect …

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