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Does it cost $250,000 to raise a child?

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This article is by Kristi Muse, our writer. She is a freelance writer, blogger, police officer’s wife, and stay at home mom of two. Every August, the United States Department of Agriculture publishes an annual report titled Expenditures on Children by Families. National data shows that the three main expenses contributing to the overall cost of [...]

When did you learn about Financial Independence?

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When did you learn about financial independence? What would you tell your kids if they ask about financial independence? Actually, I don’t think kids would know enough to ask this question so you’ll have to be proactive and teach them about what financial independence means. It must be bewildering to most kids because they usually [...]

Will there be much fewer jobs in the future?

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Earlier this week, I ran into a neighbor and I asked her how long she has left in school. She replied “just 7 days!” She has a data analyst job lined up and she’s ready to get on with life. That’s really awesome to see someone get started off on the right foot. There will [...]

3 Ways I Keep My Business’ Overhead Costs Low

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This post of from our writer, Kayla. I need a little help in June because school is out and we are taking a trip to California. If you’ve been reading personal finance blogs for very long, you may have noticed a trend in our community – we are all chronic side hustlers and entrepreneurs. I think [...]