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Are you willing to let go for your greater good?

What does a passionate business owner, a devoted home owner and a drug addict have in common?

I will admit, this is the start of a very bad attempt at a joke, and the punch line is, well, anything but punchy. The answer is, they are unwilling to let go of an addiction for their higher good. What brings this up you ask? Or maybe you didn’t, but I bet you are wondering, “what in the world is this girl talking about?”…

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Mindless Spending

Have you ever driven home, pulled into the driveway, and realized that you don’t remember the drive home at all?! I remember one time I was driving and I suddenly came off of auto-pilot...

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When should you rent a couch?

I have to say that one of the most recent trends I am seeing concerns me greatly. Renting Furniture and Appliances! At first I thought I was misunderstanding. “So, if you don’t pay it, you lose the furniture and all of your money, correct?” I asked. The very distraught couple across from me, who according to their budget cannot afford the $300 per month they are paying for their furniture, nodded with sadness.

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You divorced the fool…unfortunately not his debt…now what?

You divorced the fool…unfortunately not his debt…now what? ‘Till death do us part or ’till debt do us part?

There seems to be a common misconception about debt and who in a relationship is responsible for it. I’d like to take a few moments of your time and clear up some misconceptions if I may.

Where do I start? (A simple guide to re-creating your lost credit score) 3

Where do I start? (A simple guide to re-creating your lost credit score)

So, you’ve all but destroyed your credit score? What to do next! The steps are actually quite simple. Follow these, have a bit of patience and viola, you will be on the road to financial recovery in no time.

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Price vs Cost!

I had coffee with a colleague of mine a few weeks back and we had a lively discussion on the price versus the cost of items. I loved the concept so much I asked her to send me her a guest blog on the subject. I like the different perspective this gives us on purchases we make as we tend to focus on the obvious “price” but not necessarily the “cost” to us and the “benefit” received.