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Tips for Paying off Massive Debt

Tips for Paying off Massive Debt

Not long ago, I was about thisclose to having to file bankruptcy. Yeah, I know. I was pretty depressed about it, but it can happen to anyone, especially if you don’t have a healthy relationship with money at the outset. However, I was fortunate enough to begin to apply the lessons I’d learned from studying business in college in order to not only improve my financial literacy but to also pay off a little more than $250,000 in debt. I’m sharing my experience with you in hopes that you can avoid the pitfalls that almost ruined my life.

Figuring Out Your Financial Health

Figuring Out Your Financial Health

One of the biggest failings of the American school system is that they never teach us about money. We learn to become employable, but we don’t learn how to make and manage money to gain financial independence.

Investing on a Shoestring Budget

Investing on a Shoestring Budget

Since my last post, I have received a deluge of inquiries about how a person living paycheck to paycheck can invest. I'll admit it: at first blush, the thought seems too daunting to be plausible, but rest assured there are strategies that you can use to put you in position to invest, even on a shoestring budget.