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The True Cost of Car Ownership

New, used, leasing. Insurance, depreciation, repairs. A fantastic breakdown to explain every aspect of the cost of car ownership.

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Net Worth Targets by Age

Are you on track to meet your goals? Understanding your net worth targets by age will help you plan for your (and your loved ones’) future.

Fyre Fraud: Don’t Be Like Billy

The Fyre fraud of 2017 had some silver linings. Namely, take the organizers’ actions and do the exact opposite of them. Boom–lesson learned.

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The Power of Baby Steps

The path from helpless baby to world-changing adult is walked via baby steps. Tried-and-true improvement through marginal gains.

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For Folks with no Free Time

If you focus on identifying the best opportunities to affect your personal finance, you can profoundly improve your life without wasting time. And those best opportunities are…?

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Living on Minimum Wage

I assumed I’d need to “trim some fat,” but that my thrifty budgeting habits would largely be adaptable to a significantly lower income. I was very wrong.

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Do you know Dave?

Dave’s a simple guy with an average lifestyle. He’s also in a financial death spiral. Do you know Dave?