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You are no longer allowed to say you didn’t know your college degree wouldn’t pay off

  College tuition in the US rises somewhere in the vicinity of 7% a year. Wage inflation rises between 1%-4%, depending on the source you consult and how good a year we’re having. This is clearly, mathematically unsustainable. You don’t even need to be fully aware to see that at this rate, college will eventually … Continue reading »

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Is personal responsibility enough?

  As should be pretty obvious by now if you’ve been reading for a while, you know that I’m a very big fan of taking responsibility for your own life, and specifically your finances. (And, if not, welcome!) I believe we have the tools we need to get ourselves out of whatever holes we’ve gotten … Continue reading »

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You’re not getting a raise

  Work hard, get a raise. That’s the plan, right? But let’s say that you’ve been granted a 3% raise for the year. In all seriousness, bravo! But it’s not really a raise.

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