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Learning to save for something new

Like you, I like stuff. People often mistake me as a tight-wad with my money. I, however, am not. I like nice things. It’s just...

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Learning to save for something new

Like you, I like stuff. People often mistake me as a tight-wad with my money. I, however, am not. I...

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Bad transportation choices can derail budgets

Transportation decisions shouldn’t be an afterthought. Two years ago, I came across a young married couple that was struggling financially....

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Should I pay off my car early?

 Hi Pete, First I love your blog and your information! I’m really torn if I should pay off my car...

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When does leasing make sense?

Dear Pete, I always like your advice! I recently totaled a vehicle and my insurance company paid it off and...

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Why I’m keeping my old car with 200,000 miles

I have never heard a yak scream. And prior to six months ago, I had never considered the thought of...

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Should you lease a car?

Should you hire someone to mow your lawn? This seems like an innocuous question, right? But the answer to this...

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How much car can you afford?

In 1994 my mom and I went to a used car lot to look at used cars. My parents had...

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I Leased A Car! 4 Reasons This Isn’t the Worst Idea

*collective audible gasp*  I seem to be on a roll with writing about controversial topics in the personal finance world....

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Living Away From Your Support System Is Hard.

As we near the holiday season, many families are planning vacations, shopping for gifts, or preparing to bask in a...

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