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One Benefit To The Economic Mess: Less Pressure

While I’ve never been one to keep up with the Jones’, I’ve noticed a palpable sense of relief amongst many friends, acquaintances, and message board posters that the pressure to keep up, show off, and compete is off. At least … Continue reading

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Five Things You Can Do Right Now To Improve Your Finances

Lean economic times breed a kind of desperate rush to do something to save money — right now. While it’s always better to take a breath and think out practical steps to reach personal goals, there are basic changes we … Continue reading

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