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Guest Cottages as an Alternative to a Larger House

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Guest Cottages as an Alternative to a Larger House

It's no secret that I've been planning on buying a house in the "near future." Unfortunately, that near future was further away than I had imagined. Yet, now I'm realistically looking at purchasing a house in 16-18 months from now - hey, at least I have a time frame instead of a hazy vision of the "future."

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Gone Camping!

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Gone Camping!

I'm off this week for my summer camping trip. For those who have an aversion to camping, let me just remind you that camping can by luxurious by most standards.

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The Ability to Plan for the Future

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The Ability to Plan for the Future

I've only recently begun to plan 15+ years out for my future. Until now, it was hard for me to imagine where I'd be (realistically!) in 5, 10, or 20 years.

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Third Quarter, New Goals

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Third Quarter, New Goals

The first half of the year I did really well meeting my financial goals. I was able to pay down my consumer debt and increase my savings as well as my investment accounts.

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Average American Kid Ranked Lower in Personal Finance than the Rest of the World?

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Average American Kid Ranked Lower in Personal Finance than the Rest of the World?

Ironically, this summer I'm teaching a personal finance class to middle school students. It's an enrichment class, so the curriculum combines fun activities with "real-life" activities including budgeting.

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