Finance 101: Budgeting Basics

Budgeting may be one of the most crucial exercises you can complete on a road to a healthy financial life, but that doesn’t mean it’s an easy or intuitive process. Budgeting is work, and unfortunately there is no way around it, but there are a few options for how to approach it. […]

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The Benefits of Having Older Friends

Credit: “The Intern” I have always enjoyed spending time with friends that were significantly older than myself.  I grew up as an only child in a house full of adults.  My parents, grandparents, and other family members all lived under one roof, and I was typically the youngest by three decades.  As a result, I […]

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The 52 Letter Challenge

I have had several reminders in the past few weeks of how important it is to tell our loved ones that we appreciate them. Monday I was at the airport and a little five year old girl turned around in the boarding line for the plane to tell me that she loved my shirt and blue purse. We then engaged in a long conversation on her love of the color blue. […]

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