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September 3, 2018

Labor Day got me thinking a lot about work, and work worth doing, there are so many people and organizations out on the streets trying to better the lives of others and I have been reflecting on what I can do to join them. 

that being said, I am going to...

September 3, 2018

I was asked, just recently....

Is there a rule of thumb for student loans? How much to take out? What kind (subsidized vs. unsubsidized)?

and I thought, wait, i wrote about this already! see below for updated info

So here is what I think is the best rule of thumb....

March 13, 2018

Here's the deal, credit card debt is bad---right? well not entirely.... I have met lots of people in my many years on earth that are terrified to open up a credit card either because of the fear of being in debt, or past bad experiences or the many data breaches.


January 16, 2018

So I know I have been MIA for quite a while but I am back. Little bit about my time off. My mom moved back to our home state!! This was a big deal for our whole family since she’s been gone for almost five years!

Anyway, now that it is the New Year 2018! I have been ref...

August 22, 2017

I recently went on a road trip to visit my sister and while I was enjoying the beautiful Michigan summer weather I noticed that we not only have a ton of farms (buy local!) but we also have a lot of wind-energy fields. This got me thinking, is there still a tax incenti...

August 12, 2017

Alright, I know I give my parents a bad rap every now and then but the fact of the matter is, without them, I wouldn’t be here. I mean not only would I not exist, but I wouldn’t really be the person I am today.

Yesterday, my dad called me smart, and I know that may seem...

July 9, 2017

Big Daddy Kane said it right, "Control what I hold and of course be the boss of myself, no-one else will bring my wealth"

::NERD ALERT:: I love tax law. I enjoy reading it, trying to interpret it and I LUH--HOVE reciting it with humor to my family and friends in hopes t...

June 26, 2017

One of my coffee mug winners asked a great question and honestly it was something I wanted to look into personally—

Investing beyond retirement accounts- what to do? How to do it? do I have enough money? What exactly is that? is it as easy as Busta Rhymes says?

I’d l...

June 11, 2017

the people that know me personally can tell you that one of my favorite characters in the entire world is Disney's Scrooge McDuck. He has been my favorite character since I first saw Mickey's A Christmas Carol one Christmas Eve at my Grandma's house. (more about my fie...

June 4, 2017

I am loving Instagram! It's given me a chance to connect with so many people and ideas that I would have never had the chance to meet or experience in normal, day to day life.

Although I am a super fun, softball playing, ceramics throwing, Trader Joes and Aldi...

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September 3, 2018

September 3, 2018

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