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The hesitation before putting extra money toward a big goal

Recently, I found myself in the situation where I had a little extra money. Not a ton, you understand, but it felt significant to me. Now, as I’ve argued before, the first thing you do when you receive an unexpected windfall is to do nothing at all. Sit. Wait. Give yourself time to think, to … Continue reading »

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What to do first when you get an unexpected windfall

  Some situations are outside of our control. An unexpected job loss. An unexpected medical situation. These are all situations when you really need an emergency fund to get you through. But perhaps I’m too focused on the negative. While it seems straightforward that we ought to be prepared for unexpectedly negative situations, what about … Continue reading »

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