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Money Stories:  I Paid My Visa Bill with Rolled Coin

Money Stories: I Paid My Visa Bill with Rolled Coin

I grew up lucky. My family always had food to eat and a place to live, and I knew I…

Why Financial Failure Isn’t Weakness

Why Financial Failure Isn’t Weakness

Why Financial Failure Isn’t Weakness I am not afraid to highlight my failures because I see them as (sometimes costly)…

Money Stories:  Debt Anxiety Was Taking Me Down, But Cancer Changed Everything

Money Stories: Debt Anxiety Was Taking Me Down, But Cancer Changed Everything

Money Stories:  There were very few things Eleni couldn’t handle. Her mother’s untimely death, the loss of a business, her…

Too Old to Get Hired, Too Young to Retire: Ageism is a Thing

Too Old to Get Hired, Too Young to Retire: Ageism is a Thing

Ageism in the Workplace I was sitting at my desk, minding my own business, when I overheard my operations manager…

Money Regrets are a Waste of Life: 3 Steps to Get Out

Money Regrets are a Waste of Life: 3 Steps to Get Out

The Night My Friend’s Past Stole a Piece of Life We were camping on the shore of a gorgeous prehistoric…

Money: Talk About It

Money: Talk About It

You meet a boy.  Suddenly everything makes sense, and you understand why people would ever consider getting married.  You marry…

Poor, Rich, Poor, Millionaire: The Story of a Rebel Girl

Poor, Rich, Poor, Millionaire: The Story of a Rebel Girl

Being a rebel isn’t easy. In fact, it’s downright hard. I was born with an extreme distaste for anything related…

When Your Perfect Marriage Becomes A Shambles…

When Your Perfect Marriage Becomes A Shambles…

 …and your financial stability is built on a fault line. Does anyone remember the earthquake that shook the East Coast…

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