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8 mistakes people make that can drastically affect their financial health

At almost 500 posts here on this site over the past five years, you might be forgiven for feeling like you are drinking from the fire hose. So here is an opportunity to keep it simple. Let’s talk about 8 mistakes people make that can drastically affect their financial health. I use the word “drastically” … Continue reading »

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Does your bank know you’re traveling?

If you’ve got international travels planned, I bet you’re excited for them. You might want to throw all of your stuff in your bag and just get to the airport as quickly as possible. I know the feeling. I just got back from an international trip (where I succeeded in visiting a new country this … Continue reading »

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Why the home mortgage interest deduction isn’t as disappointing as I thought

Often when I play board games, I enjoy the process of losing as much as winning. That’s why I love it when people comment on my posts pushing back against my arguments. I don’t consider myself an infallible expert in anything. I’m learning as I go. And so when I’m wrong, I own up to … Continue reading »

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Travel hacking blunders: The hotel

  I’ve talked about how I’ve used travel hacking to allow me to have experiences that I wouldn’t have been able to accomplish any other way. I frequently stay in hotels for free, and have on more than one occasion managed to snag the whirlpool suite. Also, while never having paid for anything other than … Continue reading »

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Be comfortable making mistakes

  My step-brother-in-law is a pretty impressive guy. I don’t know him all that well (not that surprising given our slightly convoluted connection) but every time we meet up I hear about some interesting and complex project that he’s working on, usually involving home renovation. He lives in a farm house on a large property … Continue reading »

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