Getting Started on an IRA


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Today I bring you a sponsored post from Lear Capital. If you are somewhere in your mid-20s, this is probably the time that you have begun to think about how the rest of your life is going to turn out. There is a lot that can happen in life, and anyone who has an ounce of common […]

December 1, 2015

5 Ways to Plan For a Sane Black Friday


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  Oh lawd, its Black Friday! No need to freak out, calmly step away from the shopping cart and let’s get a plan of attack. I am not a wait-in-line-in-the-wee-hours-of-the-morning kind of shopper. I am not a fight-in-the-aisles-over-the-last-Tickle-Me-Elmo (or whatever the kids are into these days) kind of shopper. I am not a big-ticket-item shopper. If […]

November 25, 2015

Buying Our First Home: Part 2


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This is Part 2 in a series. You can read Part 1 here. We first began looking at homes online through Zillow (geez, I can lose hours on Zillow) to see what was available, checked out a couple of open houses, and contacted Quicken Loans to get a quote on a mortgage. We pulled our […]

April 9, 2015