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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.

What topics should you discuss before marriage? There are a lot of things to think and talk about before tying the knot. Identify your deal-breakers early!

11 Things to Discuss With Your Partner Before Marriage

Now that I’m married, I’m honestly surprised how many people get married without discussing really big decisions that affect their entire lives. Some of these come up naturally while dating, and others need a real sit-down conversation to discuss. Here are 11 things (or 10, depending on one answer) that you and your partner should …

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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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Ever wanted to travel the world for cheap? Learn more about the best points and miles resources for credit card sign-up bonuses, staying organized.

Travel for Cheap: Points & Miles Resources

Imagine. You’ve spent the last two years carefully planning, envisioning, and executing on the perfect 3-week winter vacation in Italy over Christmas, and you can hardly believe that it’s going to cost you practically nothing. You’ll stay in world-class hotels with antique furniture in the rooms (that you’re not allowed to sit on), priceless artwork …

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