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Any money problems I’ve ever had have been first world problems. I’ve always had a safe roof over my head, food to eat, functional plumbing, and little risk I’d ever not have those things. Everything north of that is a blessing. When the Boss and I first got together and for many many years afterward

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I can’t tell you what house to buy or when. There’s a lot of risk. Lots of variables. I do have opinions on why you should buy a house, and why you shouldn’t. My source for this is the experience we’ve had owning three homes – one I regret, one meh, one tentatively good. Full disclosure: we’re

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I’ll cut to the chase on this one: Don’t write down anything you don’t want anyone and everyone to read. It’s really simple. Emails and texts can be forwarded. Print outs can be scanned and shared. Pictures can be taken and transmitted. Pieces of those things can be taken out of context. These things can

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Years ago the Boss and I were driving from Knoxville Tennessee to New York City. Somewhere in Virginia, I got pulled over and received a punishing speeding ticket. She had all sorts of emotions I didn’t expect. First was a mix of shock, fear, and embarrassment.  Surprisingly, that was the first time she had ever

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