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The Why Behind Your Goals

The fact that you’re reading a personal finance blog says a lot about your commitment to manage money well.  However, I’m curious to know more about your motivations.  To use a question frequently asked by our two-year-old: “But why?” Are you trying to get out of debt?  Build savings?  Figure out the best way to […]

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Money Lessons From a Long Run

My wife and I recently ran the 13-mile Chicago half marathon.  For us, it was the accomplishment of a very challenging goal.  Over the past 10 years, we had never run anywhere close to that distance. As we trained for the event, I noticed a lot of similarities with pursuing a tough financial goal like […]

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