1. Regret falls across the land Concert tickets that cost a grand People wander in search of cash Buying junk and spending fast And whosoever should be here Spending their savings on tchotchkes and beer Must stand and face the confession booth To teach us lessons and give us truth The stench of green is in the air Thoughts of money no longer there Shiny new products behind every door Lose your mind when entering the store Tempting forces that you can’t see Make you lose your currency For no mere mortal can resist The capital offense of the Spender
  2. Starting college can be one of the most exciting, scary, frustrating, and revelatory times in a young person’s life. While you’re having to adjust to the rigors of university-level work, you’re also expected to magically become an adult at the same time. Oftentimes, academia and social lives become so prevalent that it’s easy to overlook […]
  3. Going back to at least the 1950s, starter homes have been one of the best ways for families to initiate their homeownership journey. While there’s no specific definition, starter homes generally feature one to two bedrooms and are priced under $200,000 according to Trulia. Due to the crippling effects of the Great Recession, starter homes […]
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  4. Is spending creating a mountain of credit card debt? Rather than fear that credit card statement, it’s more productive to make a plan to destroy that debt. Paying off credit cards can seem difficult, but with a solid strategy and change of mindset, it is possible. Let’s look at some debt-busting options so you can […]
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  5. Do you have to take a deep breath whenever anybody mentions the dreaded credit score? Many of us have run into unexpected challenges when trying to maintain good credit. It sounds so simple but it can also be simple to mess up, with long-term consequences for your financial future. Your credit score is made up […]
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