Why I put $5 a Month into a Retirement Account

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What should I do if I don’t have enough money to save for retirement? I’ve been working on building an emergency fund. Unfortunately, there have been a lot of setbacks which means that its taking me a really, really long … Read More

What They Don’t Understand….

Living Paycheck to Paycheck The thing with living paycheck to paycheck or with being poor is that you don’t have money. Everyone who is reading this is probably scratching their heads because it seems really obvious. And it is very … Read More

Thanksgiving Day Feast on a Budget

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You want to have a huge Thanksgiving Day Feast with friends and family, but you don’t really want to break the bank either. Here are some ways to create a feast on a budget.  Big family meals. Tables laden with … Read More

The Number 1 Problem with Personal Finance

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I just read a whole thread on Twitter “bashing” FIRE and extreme miserliness. The gist was, “Why to be miserable just to save money?”. It then started veering into the mentality of “If I can’t/don’t want to be miserly, then … Read More