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You Can Count On CountAbout!

  Now is as good a time as ever to get your personal finances organized! A big reason why so many people get into financial trouble is that they simply don’t know where their money is going,  or they lack simple budgeting skills and up spending more than they can afford. Then there’s the credit […]

Saving Money on Child Care!

Here’s a question for those of you with children; did you know that if you pay a babysitter or other childcare professional over $1900 a year, you have to pay employer taxes as well? While this additional expense can cause a lot of people to worry that they can’t afford at-home childcare, it’s definitely not […]

Guest Post: Credit Card Rewards and Cancer

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This is a guest post from my friend Kevin, who you probably know from Thousandaire.com (and if you don’t, you should!). He has recently created a really cool site, Reward Boost, to help you find and maximize credit card rewards for free! I was able to beta test the site and I was amazed to […]

Delaying Gratification – A Cautionary Tale

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As most of you know, my cousin has been living with me since late December. This is the same cousin who bought a giant truck he couldn’t afford a few years ago, and the same one whose money I attempted to manage while he was in basic training for the National Guard.  I’ll just be […]

Student Loans: Do People Really Know What They’re Signing?

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Yesterday I read an article on NPR about the need for more education about student loans. Basically, the article’s premise is, “Oh my, there are college students borrowing thousands of dollars. Perhaps we should spend some time talking to them first so they know what they’re getting into!” My first thought was, Is this really news? Of […]