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Why the 1% Gets a Bigger Tax Cut Than You

It’s been more than a month since the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). While the stock market has seemingly loved this news (S&P 500 up 7.5% this MONTH), there are many people who are less than convinced how good this will be for the country. With reports from both sides of […]

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George Washington: The Man, The Myth, The Real Estate Mogul?

For those of you who don’t know, I’m kind of a big history nerd. Specifically American history, though ancient history has always fascinated me as well. That’s a big reason why I’ve always wanted to live in Washington DC: there‘s so much American history located within the city and the surrounding areas. Philosopher George Santayana […]

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5 Smart Things To Do With Your Bonus/Raise

It’s that time of year again. Can you feel it in the air? Can you hear that noise? CHA-CHING! It’s bonus and raise season! Who doesn’t love getting paid a little extra money for doing the exact same job they were doing a few weeks prior? Unfortunately, most people will take this extra money and […]

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LASIK or Contacts/Glasses – Which is More Expensive?

Nearly 65% of Americans have some sort of vision impairment. For over a decade, I also was visually impaired and needed to wear contacts or glasses in order to see normally throughout my everyday life. While looking at my Net Worth Updates page, you may have noticed a major blip in January of 2017. How […]

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How my Emergency Fund Cost me $10K

Setting up an emergency fund is one piece of advice that seems to be a consensus among the general personal finance community. This is something that financial advisors commonly recommend and is usually targeted as one of the first things to prioritize when starting out (usually after paying off high-interest debt). For those who don’t […]

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