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Raising an Autistic Child Can Exceed $2 Million: What You Can Learn from This

Raising a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a challenge in the best of circumstances. ASD is classified as a neurodevelopmental disorder which can result in impaired social and communication abilities. It also often comes with a pattern of … Continue reading

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The Easiest Way To Save On Healthcare

Most financial writers, including me, counsel people to be their own advocate for less-expensive healthcare. We teach that you should question everything on your bill, know the limits and allowances of your health insurance policy, and negotiate prices where possible … Continue reading

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Fast Food Isn’t Cheaper

The other day a friend of mine was talking about how much her family eats out. To my astonishment, they eat out every single day, sometimes for more than one meal. Much of that food is fast food picked up … Continue reading

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Lifestyle Diseases and Personal Finance

If you watch the news or read many magazines or newspapers, you’ve probably heard about “lifestyle diseases.” These are diseases and ailments that we get because our lifestyle and/or environment are unhealthy. Some examples: Obesity Alcoholism Diseases associated with smoking … Continue reading

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How to Live on a Single Income

I know a lot of people who were asking if it’s possible to live on a single income before the proverbial excrement hit the rotary device, economically speaking. I imagine there are a great many people who are worried about … Continue reading

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