11.16.15
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Why I Sometimes Regret Choosing Harvard over Community College

Back in 2008, I was a junior at Harvard University. It was around 10 p.m., and I was heading back to my dorm room after

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What I’ve Learned as a Volunteer Trash Collector

When I worked in the television industry, I read a great comedy script by veteran writer Greg Garcia, the creator of My Name Is Earl

11.01.15
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I Left the Coast for a Simpler Life in the Midwest – and You Can, Too

After graduating from college in 2009, I played professional basketball in Israel for three years. When I finished, I moved back to my hometown of

10.29.15
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10 People Who Really Need a Budget

You might think that only coupon-clipping, rice-and-bean-eating super-savers need to be concerned about budgeting. Not the case! Even some of the highest-paid people in the

10.22.15
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The Secret to Getting a College Kid to Start Investing

I am 28, and my sister is 19. That kind of age gap presents positives and negatives. One clear positive for me is that I

10.21.15
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Five Better Ways to Spend Your Halloween Dollars

Americans love Halloween. We’re probably going to spend about $7 billion on candy, costumes, and parties this year. That breaks down to the average American spending $75

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Being a Pro Athlete Made Me a Terrible Investor

After much thought and deliberation, I’ve developed a theory on why such a staggering amount of NFL and NBA players go broke shortly after retiring.

10.05.15
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How My Cheese Addiction Taught Me to Automate My Savings

I wouldn’t consider myself an overly indulgent person. I generally eat two well­-balanced meals a day. I don’t drink very often and I walk a

10.01.15
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Simple Ways to Save $$$ on Car Insurance

If you’re in a hurry, the moral of the story is simply this: Know your coverage, and MOST IMPORTANTLY shop around for the best rates