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Should You Pay Off Debt, Save, or Invest? Here’s How To Decide.

Do I pay off debt? Do I invest? Or, wait. Should I build that emergency savings first? One of the great things about life is that we have choices. Lots and lot of choices. But those choices can also become a little overwhelming. Because with all of the choices in...

Our 3 Biggest Money Arguments And How We Resolved Them

Money disagreements are the best, am I right? Ok so maybe they’re not the best, but we all have them, whether we choose to admit it or not. I used to turn a blind eye to our disagreements and think that Jordan and I were totally in sync with our cash. But taking a...

Simple Tools We Use to Organize our 21 Accounts

I’ve received a lot of questions recently about how we organize our money and all the different bank, investment, credit card accounts we have. I’m kind of flattered that people assume I’m organized. But to be totally truthful, I am the most disorganized organized...

Latest Posts: Make More

January Book Review: What If It Does Work Out?

Every year I make the vague resolve to read more. Then halfway through the year, I realize I’ve only picked up a handful of books, most of which constitute beach reads. I’m not knocking beach reads, we need them. But there is also something important about reading...

The Pocket Guide To Investing

A few months ago I was helping a friend set up her investment account. As I was walking her through her options, I realized that the words coming out of my mouth sounded...obnoxious. “You’ll want to make sure you have proper diversification. What’s your risk...

A Negotiation Mistake That Costs More Than $1 million

Last year, when putting together my negotiation course and teaching workshops, I included a stat about how a small difference in salary could add up to over $1 million in lost earnings over the course of a career. Specifically, how a $7,000 salary difference could add...

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The 5 Mindsets That Are Sabotaging Your Money

I remember graduating from college as a smug 21-year-old Economics major. My thoughts about money didn’t run deep. Money is simple! Seriously, how could people mess this up? My first few articles about personal finance years ago were equally as condescending. Luckily...

Why I Paid Off My Student Loan Debt

During the last few weeks of business school, every single person in my graduating class had to meet in our auditorium. No, this wasn’t a fun talk by Coach K (Duke’s famous basketball coach that gave talks often and always packed the house). It was a seminar on our...

February Financial Goals Update

I love goals, but I’ve never been the best at keeping them. So in an effort to stay on track and help anyone else who is trying to stay accountable to theirs, I thought I’d share a monthly update here. You can find the New Year’s goals post that details everything...

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Forbes Series: How I Negotiated An Extra $10K With One Phone Call

Title: Engineer, Financial Services Location: New York, NY Original Fee: $80k Negotiated Fee: $90k My mom taught me from a young age that you don’t get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate for. What was the situation when you decided to negotiate...

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