The internet is a place of extremes. Extreme weight loss, out of control Pokemon Go tactics, and unrealistic frugality. A blog post about someone who pays off $67,000 of debt in 20 months is eye-catching clickbait. However, the much more common and realistic version of personal finance stories that detail the slow and steady approach of people who pay off debt, build up their savings, and enjoy a secure retirement over the course of decades are far less sensational.
Posts by Karen Carr
Shit happens. I don’t think you need me to bring this undeniable fact to your attention. Instead, let’s focus on what happens next. All you can do is keep your composure, deal with the situation at hand, and move on. That’s what “real” adults do (or so I’m told).