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Posted by & filed under Financial Planning, Homeownership, Loans.

House hysteria is a real thing. Once one friend buys a place, the social pressure is on for others to follow suit.  Everywhere you go, people are talking about Zillow, interest rates, great floorplans, school districts and desirable neighborhoods. Before you’re green with envy and ready to sign on the dotted line, remember that buying Read More

boats in canal

Posted by & filed under Budgeting, Financial Planning, Travel.

We totally get it.  There’s nothing more exciting than going on a grand adventure with your friends, family or loved one.  Travel changes the way we see the world, and gives us perspective in our lives.  If travel is what you love to do, more power to you.  Get out there and explore! Americans are Read More

woman at laptop with iphone

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It finally happened: You got a job! It’s full time and has all the things your parents have been talking to you about for months — benefits, paid vacation, great culture, a company retirement plan, and employer matching. After you call your parents, your SO and your BFF and post some witty, celebratory post on Read More