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Wonderful Wedding Advice – Spending Plan Part 1

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Tweet The most popular blog post I have ever written continues to be Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got Married – Part 1.  I find this fascinating.  Out of all the topics I have written about, this article still gets by far the most views.  I have weddings on my mind again, since [...]

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Money Smart Week – The Top 10 Reasons You Need to Take Advantage of Financial Education

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Tweet This is going to be very simple.  As I said in last week’s post, April 21-28 is Money Smart Week! Here’s the Top 10 Reasons You Need to Take Advantage of Financial Education: 1)  Learn how to save some M-O-N-E-Y – it’s a lot easier than you think! 2)  Stop you from making Dumb [...]

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Financial Mom Money Smart Week Classes – April 21-28, 2012

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Tweet Warning! What follows may change your financial life forever!  Money Smart Week is starting this Saturday in Wisconsin and many other states across the nation. Money Smart Week is one of my favorite weeks of the year.  Free financial education on topics ranging from how to save money on your groceries to how to [...]

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Money Smart Week: October 8-15

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Tweet October 8-15 is Wisconsin’s Money Smart Week. Money Smart Week in Wisconsin is sponsored by the Chicago Federal Reserve and the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions. This year we have an abbreviated calendar of events, a transition used to introduce the move to a nationwide week of free financial literacy, starting in April of [...]

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Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University – Week 5 Credit Sharks in Suits

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Tweet All of the lessons in Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University are full of practical advice, but the Week 5 lesson, Credit Sharks in Suits, comes straight from Dave’s personal experience with debt collectors.  Dave also debunks the ideas of what most people think the FICO score is.  And even includes some great advice on [...]

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You’ve Got a Friend in Me

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Tweet I know I’m aging myself here, but I’ll go there and admit I grew up listening to James Taylor, and loving his song “You’ve Got a Friend.”  There is just something about that song that makes you feel so loved.  I have been very visibly reminded of what’s really important in life in the [...]

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