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How Does Social Security Work

How does Social Security work? There are few areas of personal finance more confusing for people than Social Security. In this post, I’ll give you the basics of how Social Security works to help you make better decisions when claiming. …

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The World’s Best New Luxury Hotels

Despite the pandemic, travel has resumed across much of the world and hotels are doing all they can to attract these travelers. The luxury hotel sector is no exception. In fact, according to recent data from Luxury Travel Intelligence, an …

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Relabeling Your Money Mindset

One of my other interests besides finances has always been criminology. Previously, I wrote about the Broken Windows Theory and how we can apply that to our financial mindset. Today, I’ll use another criminology theory called “Labeling Theory” and apply it to our finances too.

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Trying New Things: Merch by Amazon

I scrolled through the Medium app on my phone and ran across an article that piqued my interest. It reviewed the author’s experience with selling on Merch by Amazon. Anyone who isn’t familiar with this is a platform that allows …

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The Day I Got 5 More Minutes With My Mom

This may sound like a strange statement to make. This might seem random and not a big deal if you don’t know me. And if you do know me, then you’d know this is a complete impossibility. Bear with me …

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A Simple Gift – Lessons Learned as You Grow Wiser

In honor of a milestone birthday, we’re going to dig deep into the cavernous chronicles of the past. And explore history as you’ve never experienced it. What does this mean exactly? I’ll be reaching back into my memories, which may …

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