Knowing when to throw in the towel is an art: bankruptcy and liquidation are a hard choice

  • Debt, Invest, Loan
  • June 17, 2017
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Today’s post comes a brand new member of the TeamEOD writing team – please help me give a warm welcome to Maria who hails from The Money Principle!   I have a lot of admiration for Maria, as she has an absolutely INCREDIBLE debt payoff story. She’ll be appearing here from time to time, and I […]

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3 Reasons To Never Borrow From Your 401k

  • Debt, Loan
  • June 17, 2017
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Have you ever needed a large amount of money and dipped into your 401k to get it?  Maybe you wanted to put a down payment on a house, had an emergency, or some other reason you needed the money. If you did dip into your 401k, was it really worth it?   Taking Money From […]

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Build Your Budget Foundation

Image courtesy of Stuart Miles / FreeDigitalPhotos.net The foundation of a couple being successful with their finances requires a clearly defined method of budgeting, and frequent, open, and honest communication between the two people involved. Do you have this foundation? Vonnie and I didn’t for the first thirteen years of our marriage. Our budget, and […]

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No Contract Cell Phone Plans Exposed! Are They Really Better?

  • Invest, Loan
  • June 17, 2017
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Image courtesy of Stuart Miles / FreeDigitalPhotos.net No contract mobile phone plans have become all the rage as of late.  I even tried one through a blogging opportunity last year and was actually quite impressed.  Apparently, no contract providers have gotten the attention of the major carriers, as they have begun to offer no contract […]

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4 Ways To Make Money At Home

Image courtesy of Stuart Miles / FreeDigitalPhotos.net When I was in high school, I would boast that I was going to retire at age 26.  From that point on all I would do is go to my home office and say, “Buy!” or “Sell!” over the phone a few times each day.  I turned forty […]

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Using Arcade Games to Teach My Daughter About Gambling

I am writing this as my daughter skates around the local roller rink. There was a time when she would bring $5 with her and blow it all on the arcade games. After many failed attempts to grab the stuffed animal or put the ball in the right slot I think she’s learned the value […]

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Who Says You Can’t Rock a Tool Belt with Heels?

  • Invest, Loan
  • June 17, 2017
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I love to DIY When it comes to home repairs or pulling off DIY projects, it’s the ladies in my family rocking the tool belt.  Despite being a card carrying Daddy’s girl, I did not grow up with the kind of father who owned lots of power tools or worked around the house fixing things […]

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Student Loans vs. Traditional Loans: How to Pay for Online Education

  • Loan
  • June 12, 2017
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With the costs of higher education constantly increasing, many people make paying for college education a top financial priority. Although a basic right, this non-stop upward trend in college education costs is making higher education inaccessible to many people today. Many stop going to school altogether and look for employment hoping they can save up […]

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