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4 Ways to Prepare for Major Homeowner Expenses

Feb 19, 2017 - Motley Fool

By John R. Schneider, III

Unless you’re a Silicon Valley billionaire, it’s likely that your largest purchase will be your home. Maintaining a home costs money, and having that money ready takes planning and, sometimes, a little creativity. READ FULL STORY

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When It Comes to Following Your Passion, Insanity Can Lead to Success

Feb 18, 2017 - Society of Grownups

By John Schneider & David Auten, the Debt Free Guys

We work hard for other people’s dreams, don’t we? Employment gives us a sense of security, a regular paycheck, insurance, and other perks. But I recently decided to pursue my own dreams, and quit my day job to work for myself. READ FULL STORY

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5 Cost-Conscious Tips for the LGBTQ Traveler

Feb 17, 2017 - Yahoo Finance

By John Schneider & David Auten, the Debt Free Guys

The queer community has close to $1 trillion in disposable income and many of us don’t have children. That’s a lot of money and not a lot of responsibility. So how are we spending our discretionary income? READ FULL STORY

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Keep Your Non-Traditional Wedding Non-Traditional

Feb 14, 2017 - Haven Life

By John Schneider & David Auten, the Debt Free Guys

You’re not “traditional.” Your relationship’s not traditional. Don’t bow down to wedding traditions. As love is in the air, thanks to Saint Valentine, it’s a good time to think about same-sex weddings. READ FULL STORY - Debt Free Guys

3 Things You Must Know to Change Your Destiny

Feb 13, 2017 -

By John R. Schneider, III

One of my favorite quotes is by Mark Victor Hansen, co-creator of Chicken Soup for the Soul: “You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about.” I like this quote because it makes you the master of your destiny, READ FULL STORY

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How to Lose Like an Adult

Feb 07, 2017 - Adulting.TV

By John R. Schneider, III

I’ve been adulting for a quarter of a century now. As someone raised in a very politically engaged family, though, I’ve been politicking for even longer. By the time I had civics in high school, my political views were firmly planted. READ FULL STORY - Debt Free Guys

Money experts’ first credit card lessons

Feb 09, 2017 -

By Karen Queen

Do you remember your first credit card? I got my first card in January 1987, a Visa through Carolina Telco Federal Credit Union. I was four years out of college and hadn’t yet built up a savings account. READ FULL STORY

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How New Parents Can Spoil Their Kid for Only $25 a Month

Feb 10, 2017 - Motley Fool

By John R. Schneider, III

Congratulations, new parents! You have yourself a bouncing bundle of responsibility. You and your partner are free to shower your baby with love, affection, and lots and lots of stuff — but miniature bipeds are expensive. READ FULL STORY

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Why the queer community must change from spenders to savers

Feb 01, 2017 - Policy Genius

By John Schneider & David Auten, the Debt Free Guys

If you identify as queer, I bet $100 that I could guess if you are a spender or a saver. Luck wouldn’t be on my side, but rather statistics, according to Prudential’s 2016-2017 LGBT Financial Experience. READ FULL STORY

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8 Signs It’s Time to Stop Taking Money From Mom and Dad

Jan 31, 2017 -

By John R. Schneider, III

According to a 2016 Fidelity study, 47% of millennials have received some sort of monetary support from their parents. This support was “most likely to take the form of . . . . READ FULL STORY