The Case For Refinancing

15-year or 30-year mortgage? To pay off early or pay off on time? These are debates that can elicit the full passion (wrath?) of the personal finance community depending on who you are talking to and what side of the debate you fall on at the time. I take the stance that neither position is […]

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What is my why?

My blog has been live for about three weeks now and I have to say that it’s a little bit addicting. I wrote my first post because I was ecstatic about paying off my student loans in a huge lump sum but didn’t want to brag to my friends or family. I honestly expected no […]

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Appreciating your financial journey

I’ve always been a casual enthusiast of personal finance blogs. I enjoyed reading them but didn’t actively follow many. However, after deciding to start my own blog, I’ve delved deeply into this unique corner of the internet and I have to say it is an intimidating crowd! I keep coming across new bloggers and people […]

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6 ways to do a fall financial reset

I absolutely love fall. It is far and away my favorite season. I love everything about it. The clothes (sweaters, scarves, boots), the smells (crisp air, the cidery smell of leaves as they start to decay on the ground, the cinnamon and amber candles), and the fact that it’s no longer shameful to put cinnamon, cloves, […]

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The biggest money fight we ever had

Couple in a Money Fight

Did you know that one of the leading causes of divorce is disagreements about money? I feel incredibly fortunate that the Mr and I are a united team when it comes to money matters. We regularly talk about our finances, our dreams and goals, and we have a financial plan that we discuss and adapt. […]

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