Michael on February 9th, 2009
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Last weekend, I did something I haven’t done in 12 years.
You: Play a round golf?
Nope. I still haven’t done that.
You: Oh! You watched a round of golf!
No!  I don’t do golf.  Last weekend, my family and I went skiing in Vermont.  It was only the third time I’ve ever been skiing and it was the [...]

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Michael on February 5th, 2009
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Bankruptcy is a serious decision with long-lasting implications. It is not something you simply declare, notwithstanding the following attempt:

Bankruptcy is an important and emotional decision.
You: Should I declare bankruptcy?
Probably not.
You: Why not? I have an unbelievable mountain of debt.
I’m sorry that you’re struggling.  While it’s possible bankruptcy may be the only way out for you, [...]

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Michael on February 3rd, 2009
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Today is a rare guest post from Trisha Wagner, a freelance writer for DestroyDebt.com. If you’d like to write a guest post (I am leaving the ice and snow for a week in about a month, let me know!)
If you are looking for guidance managing your finances you must take into consideration that hiring a [...]

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I had a great trip to Chicago last Friday and Saturday, keynoting a financial literacy event to a large group of students ranging in age from 16 to over 50.  The best part: a most enthusiastic crowd, many of which had traveled two hours of more for the education.  Talk about self-selection for success!
I’m not [...]

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