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Use the Blizzard Method to Pay off Debt Fast

The Blizzard method is a smart approach to paying off credit card debt as quickly as possible.

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How I Became a Millionaire

How does a single mom working in nonprofit organizations build a net worth of $1,000,000? Learn the details in my Millionaire Interview.

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9 Months Post-Fired: No Worries!

Nine months after being fired, and two words best express my sentiment: NO WORRIES! Despite the loss of  my income, my net worth actually increased. Life is sweet!

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Does Adversity make us Stronger? Here’s my Story

Here’s my story of adversity. Many thanks to Fred at MoneyWithAPurpose for giving me this opportunity. Enjoy the read!

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Is it Possible to have a Balanced Life? A Look at the Four Burners Theory

Is it possible to keep all four burners (work, family, health, friends) lit? Or must one burner be extinguished to be successful?

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6 Personal Finance Lessons from Mr. Rogers

Mr. Rogers’ lifelong goal was to spread kindness. So what could he possibly contribute to the world of personal finance? It turns out that Mr. Rogers’ advice might just be the key to adopting a more simple and honest lifestyle.

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5 Things I Didn’t Expect after Being Fired

Being fired isn’t so horrible if you’ve reached a stage of financial security. But 5 things in particular have surprised me.

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Hello, this is the Universe Speaking…Take a Chance!

How do you deal with big changes in your life? You can learn a lot from the Change Cycle. And stop and listen to the Universe…it might have the answers you’ve been seeking!

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Fired in my Fifties: The 3 Best and Worst Moves that Determined my Fate

Will you be financially secure if you are fired in your 50s? In hindsight, I made 3 terrific moves that put me on solid financial ground, but I also made some bad moves that I wish I could do over.

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Million Dollar Advice from 15 Personal Finance Bloggers

Fifteen of the most popular personal finance bloggers share advice on how to build a net worth of $1,000,000 and admit to their biggest financial mistakes. Get the “inside scoop” by taking the 30-Day Million Dollar Challenge!

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How I Paid off my $64,000 Mortgage in 15 Months

In the summer of 2012, I decided to divert all my financial energy toward one goal: paying off my mortgage. With some careful planning and discipline, I was able to pay off the $64,000 balance in just 15 months.

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Three Easy Ways to Teach Kids About Money

How do you teach your kids the basics about money and get them off to a good start? Keep it simple by using three tricks to steer them in the right direction.

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