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Spring Clean Your Subscriptions

Since reading Marie Kondo’s book, I’ll admit that I’m a fan of her idea that we should focus on what sparks joy in our lives. So this month’s money question is simple: are all of the subscriptions you pay for on a monthly basis sparking joy in your life?  

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Avoid Lifestyle Inflation this Spring

In many industries, spring is the season for annual raises and bonuses, which is followed by the season of tax refunds. While these potential income sources are certainly nice, they can have an unintended negative consequence on your overall financial situation: lifestyle inflation.

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Six Lessons from Six Weeks of Traveling Solo

In October of 2018, I did something I never in a million years thought I would do: I quit my job without another job lined up. I’ve written several posts about that decision, and the burnout that led up to it. But I haven’t written anything yet about what I learned from the experience I’ve taken to calling my Six Week Sabbatical here on the blog. 

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What I've Been Learning About Money Lately

So far in 2018, I’ve been reading blogs, listening to podcasts, taking a finance class on Coursera, talking to friends and generally doing whatever I can to get smarter about money. So I figured it was time for an update about some of the things I’ve been learning.

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