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How America Pays for College

Here are some interesting stats on how America pays for college from SallieMae as well as my thoughts on them: 35% of costs covered by scholarships and grants 23% covered by parent income and savings 19% covered by student borrowing 11% covered by student income and savings 8% covered by parent borrowing 4% covered by relatives and friends A few things to comment on here: We are prob […]

Where You Live Can Kill Your Finances

I always find these sorts of pieces entertaining. Here's a piece from MSN about a couple who finds it difficult to make ends meet even though they earn $125k per year. The overview: Sharon Winick, 49, and her husband Michael have three children and own a home in Chevy Chase, Maryland, where Michael is a network administrator. Sharon is a paralegal turned stay-at-home mom. […]

Where You Live Can Kill Your Finances

I always find these sorts of pieces entertaining. Here's a piece from MSN about a couple who finds it difficult to make ends meet even though they earn $125k per year. The overview: Sharon Winick, 49, and her husband Michael have three children and own a home in Chevy Chase, Maryland, where Michael is a network administrator. Sharon is a paralegal turned stay-at-home mom. […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of Sept 4

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. Physician on Fire lists the ultimate hedge against future uncertainty. Life Zemplified tells how to recover after a setback. ESI Money offers a great example of working the ESI scale. Money Q and A suggests a retirement rehearsal. Retire by 40 asks if your risk tolerance is too high. My purchase of the week is Assassin's Creed Origins - […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of Sept 4

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. Physician on Fire lists the ultimate hedge against future uncertainty. Life Zemplified tells how to recover after a setback. ESI Money offers a great example of working the ESI scale. Money Q and A suggests a retirement rehearsal. Retire by 40 asks if your risk tolerance is too high. My purchase of the week is Assassin's Creed Origins - […]

How to Come Back from Bankruptcy

The following post is from FMF contributor Jess Holmes. After spending several years fighting with creditors, you decided to file for bankruptcy. You never thought to find out how long bankruptcy can affect your credit score. And now that your credit score and confidence have taken a hit, you feel hopeless. But don’t fret because there’s a light at the end of the funnel. […]

Reach Your Goals Together

The following is a guest post from Mr. Xyz from Our Financial Path. We met about 4 years ago and from day one, it was love at first sight. We have a lot in common and enjoy spending time together but what quickly found out, is that we had very different finances. […]

Reach Your Goals Together

The following is a guest post from Mr. Xyz from Our Financial Path. We met about 4 years ago and from day one, it was love at first sight. We have a lot in common and enjoy spending time together but what quickly found out, is that we had very different finances. […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of Aug 28

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. ESI Money wonders if travel hacking is worth it. Financial Samurai suggests you conform or perish. Picky Pinchers hates 9-to-5. Budgets are Sexy asks if you're saving like the Titanic. Money Boss is enjoying his time freedom. My purchase of the week is Pro Packing Cubes - 6 Piece Lightweight Trave Cube Set - Organizers and Compression Po […]