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Are You in Financial Denial?

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Last week, I was catching up on season 1 of the show Fear the Walking Dead. This TV series is a spinoff from the popular zombie apocalypse show – The Walking Dead. This prequel is set in Los Angeles during the initial zombie outbreak. The show was not bad, but most of the characters are [...]

Long-term Care Options for Early Retirees

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Last week, Revanche from A Gaishan Life asked a question on a subject that I’d rather not think about: long-term care.  "I might have missed this but I’m wondering what the backup plan is for those folks who are relying on keeping expenses low in retirement should their expenses rise due to factors beyond their [...]

Why I Love Doing Our Taxes

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This post is part of the TaxAct #DIYtaxes blog tour which empowers you to take ownership of your finances by doing your own taxes. TaxAct provides the tools and guidance to help you confidently file your taxes easy and fast. Do your own taxes today at TaxAct.com. You got this.  I know, I know. You’re probably saying - [...]

The Hardest Things About Being Frugal

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I'm afraid I’ve been frugal too long. I haven’t made any fun purchases in a long time and frugal fatigue is kicking in. I don’t even remember the last time I purchased a big ticket recreational item. We got a nice camera a few years ago, but that’s also used for business. Frugal fatigue usually [...]