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What Does Good Debt Look Like?

If you go through your whole life without being officially, legally in debt, then you will have either gotten extremely lucky or you will have been overly cautious to your own detriment. They say money makes the world go ‘round and fortune favors the bold. Combine those two statements and you might get the idea that to live your best life, you may have to voluntarily go into debt and gamble on yourself. But we aren’t here to tell you to stop thinking debt itself is bad and it’s really some wonderful game to play. No, no, no –...

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Cheap or Free Activities for Kids and Parents This Summer

Summer’s coming soon and it won’t be long before all the kids are out of school. As a parent, you want your children to have good, clean fun, but you know that’s easier said than done. Some kids might get bored easily. Others may choose to spend summer doing indoor activities while others might know exactly what they want to do, but they don’t have the means to do it. It’s a tough spot to be in as a parent. You want your child to enjoy their summer, but you also don’t want to outright spoil them. You definitely...

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5 Companies with Great Employment Benefits

Even when the job market is at its best, actually deciding to accept a particular job offer can be complicated. People take and leave jobs at a much higher rate these days than they did even 20 years ago. There are two major reasons for this. One, people entering the workforce don’t have the abundance of options their predecessors did. Many of them are forced into a “take whatever you can get” position just to get the ball rolling. This leads to the second reason. As soon as something better comes along modern workers are happy to change things...

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Why You Should Consider Taking Out a Life Insurance Policy

Most people find conversations about death uncomfortable. It’s an understandable response, the ever-present impermanence of life is usually so far tucked in the back of our minds that we forget about it entirely until someone brings it up (sorry, by the way). However, if you have a family or people you otherwise care about, it’s important to financially plan for a time when you are no longer with them. One of the common ways of doing so is investing in life insurance. Life Insurance Life insurance is a policy that a living person pays into that, upon their death...

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Weighing the Pros and Cons of a Flexible Work Schedule

Are you sick of the 9-5 grind? You know, they say the grass is always greener on the other side. But, is it really? Someone who works flexible hours and has to work on a Saturday night might love the idea of sitting behind a desk and being done by 5 pm on Friday. Most people are familiar with what a 9-5 job feels like. Let’s take a look at what the flexible work hours lifestyle is like and see if it’s really all it’s cracked up to be. The Pros Time: When your time is not so strictly...

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