The Magic of Specialization?

I'm a multi-tasker. I won't deny it, I think most of us do it and it's something I need to work on. But just how effective is it? Turns out, our brain is kind of like a processor that switches back and forth very quickly between tasks. The switching process takes your brain time to …

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Life Hack Money Saver |How We Make Over $100 a Month By Spending Money

We made $1,268.22 last year on our credit card (TD Ameritrade). We are not new customers, so this wasn't a "bonus" for joining. Our interest rate on this card is 13.99% which is something atrocious (they all are, even with our 800ish range credit scores). However, since we always pay our bill on time and …

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Did it Really Cost Us Over $400,000 to Stay Home with my Child?

Setting aside the whole stay at home vs. work outside the home mommy wars that I refuse to indulge in - I did an analysis of what it cost me (a white collar professional) to lean out of the work force for 3 1/2 years with Miss Moe. In 2010, I was discouraged about my relationship …

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A Degree… I Already Have a Career, Why Bother?

My thoughts these last few weeks seem to be on college planning, at least that's what my blog posts seem to reflect right now. I won't always write about this, but I'm excited to write about things I learn about, and I'm always eager to learn. For those that are already in the workforce and …

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Life Hack Money Saver | Learning it Anyway, Take the Test!

As I continue to look into how to life hack this whole college experience and get the most bang for our buck for Miss Moe, I am finding a few interesting things about our education system. This is one of those that I wish I would have known while I was in high school. I …

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