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Road Tripping Around the North Coast of Sao Miguel (Azores)

In 2014, Europe, Portugal, Sao Miguel, travel by kmichaud87Leave a Comment

As soon as I checked into my hostel on Wednesday morning, I threw my backpack on my bed and immediately jumped into a tiny European rental car with my four newest travel companions. The Fashionable Filipino was the man behind the wheel and handled navigating the narrow cobblestone streets of Ponta Delgada. We hopped onto the main highway and headed …

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How To Get Your FREE Credit Score

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Unfortunately, throughout life we are often defined by numbers. In high school we are defined by our GPA. When we are applying to college we are defined by our SAT scores. In life we are defined by our credit score. Whether you think it is fair or not, your credit score can and will affect your life decisions. What is …

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Sunday Postcard – January 11, 2015

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Sunday Postcard Weekly Posts Book Review: How to Travel the World on $50 a Day Lagoa do Fogo and the High Anxiety Ride to Get There Retirement Plans for Millennials My Other Writings Around the Interwebs Achieve Your Goals in 2015 Using This Strategic Approach – Young Finances My Favorite Posts Around the Interwebs The Realities About Traveling as an Introvert …

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Retirement Plans for Millennials

In money, personal finance, Retirement planning, Roth IRA, savings by kmichaud87Leave a Comment

We live in the world of instant gratification. We want to buy things now. We want a nice house, expensive vacations, organic food, and the most fashionable designer clothes. That’s great if that’s your thing and you can afford them. But, we also live in a world where due to medical advances and healthier lifestyles we live much longer. In …

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Book Review: How to Travel the World on $50 a Day

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Picture this. You’re sitting on a tropical beach in Belize. The sun is warm against your tanned (ok, sunburned) skin. The leaves of the nearby palm tree are rustling in the light breeze playing a relaxing song that reminds you that an afternoon nap is inevitable. The seagulls and pelican sitting on the dock are singing tunes while hunting for …

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Sunday Postcard – January 4, 2015

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Sunday Postcard Happy New Years! Recent Posts 2014 Goals Review – How Did I Do? 2015 Goals My 2014 Financial Report My Favorite Posts Around the Interwebs I Bought Myself an Engagement Ring – I loved this article and I think it is a great read for anyone – whether your male or female or single or in a relationship. …

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My 2014 Financial Report

In 2014, debt, money, personal finance, savings, student loans, travel by kmichaud87Leave a Comment

Did you know that 4 in 10 American households are still struggling financially to make ends meet even five years after the Great Recession? Some recent public health studies have found a correlation between money stress and physical health. I wrote a piece about these studies over at Young Finances recently so go check it out. Ever since my student …