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Our Favorite Personal Finance Resources

Our Favorite Personal Finance Resources

If you’re committed to living wealthy now, odds are you’re a big fan of all things personal finance. So are we, which is why we’re sharing a few of our favorite personal finance podcasts, blogs, books, and tools below.

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Paying Off Student Loan Debt

Paying Off Student Loan Debt

If you’re one of the lucky ones who are still paying for their college experiences, the monthly payments and interest may seem like a necessary evil. But it helps to take a good look at what type of student loan you have, so you can understand what to do to get that debt paid down faster.

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Cutting Corners Doesn’t Always Help

Cutting Corners Doesn’t Always Help

“Cutting corners” in your finances can lead to higher expenses, lower satisfaction, and a lower likelihood that you’ll actually meet your money goals. So, if you’re on a budget, how do you know when to save a few bucks and when to pay a bit more?

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Money and Family Stories

Money and Family Stories

Whether we like it or not, a lot of our behaviors, habits, and preferences come from our upbringing. One of the biggest things you carry with you into adulthood, though, is your family’s “Money Story.”

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Do Your Finances Spark Joy?

Do Your Finances Spark Joy?

Most of us don’t think of finances as being a source of joy. Sure, your finances can buy you a few cool things and afford you a lifestyle that makes you happy… but does each component of your financial life spark joy?

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Talking to Your Partner About Money

Talking to Your Partner About Money

Study after study confirms it: money is the #1 reason couples fight. It’s the #2 reason they get divorced, right behind infidelity. The good news is that money, while difficult and sometimes emotional, can actually help you bond as a couple.

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Tightening the Belt

Tightening the Belt

While some couples manage to be on top of their budget and on course with savings plans, others wake up one morning to the realization that the life they’re living is one paycheck away from financial disaster.

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What Do You Value?

What Do You Value?

Values are shaped by many forces. All too often, we’re told what our values should be. It can happen as subtly as observing our friends’ lives and desiring what they have, to the blatant advertising we are bombarded with every day in the media.

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Weighing Money and Values

Weighing Money and Values

We need extra income, so my husband and I are trying to decide if I should get another part-time job or if he needs to pick up extra shifts at work. How do we approach this since we already work so much?

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