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Conventional Retirement Planning May Be Dangerous to Your Wealth

We haven’t talked about retirement in awhile ladies so here it is again because I feel like I need to remind you (and myself) that we have to start saving for our future! No matter how much or how little you have to save, something is better than nothing! I have some retirement statistics on […]

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What You Can Learn From the Good Ol’ Boys Club (& Why Not Fitting in is Ok)

The “good ol’ boys club”. Urban dictionary defines it as: Male discrimination against females. Men who refuse to speak to, deal with, or work with women. Usually old, fat, white men who believe women should be seen and not heard. They also believe women belong in the kitchen, tending to the males every need. Can […]

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I Suck at Relationships – But Here’s How I’ve Tried to Fix It

I suck at relationships. I’m the last person who should be giving any sort of relationship advice or even talking about them in general for one reason: I SUCK AT THEM! It seems like over the years I’ve figured out every other area of my life except for the relationship part. I just could never […]

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