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Questions About Amazon, Christmas Lights, Thermoses, Aldi and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Student loan repayment strategy 2. Unemployment question 3. Home as investment 4. Buying long-term Christmas lights 5. Great goal advice 6. Amazon Rewards card tip 7. …

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Questions About Japan, Notebooks, Credit Counseling, Roth IRAs, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Short term pay boost 2. Taking advantage of the dollar 3. The value of credit counseling 4. Thoughts on Todoist 5. When NOT to use Roth? …

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Questions About Hair, Experiences, Wood Fireplaces, Knives, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Contact from the IRS 2. Buy it for life: pocketknife 3. Merging accounts long after marriage 4. Amazon gift cards 5. Splitting up land 6. “Experience” …

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Questions About Insulation, Meal Tickets, Temptations, Kitchen Startup, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Two incomes, one strategy 2. Interesting tip about department stores 3. Insulation issues in apartment 4. “Debt up to our eyeballs” 5. Sandwich press 6. Nearby …

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Questions About Coats, Politics, Retention Bonuses, Napoleon Hill, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Retention bonus versus retirement 2. Don’t want anything for Christmas 3. Angry about politics 4. Saving versus paying off debts 5. Buy it for life: coats …

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Questions about Winter Clothes, Cheap Gas, Old Freezer Items, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Life insurance question 2. Buying gas when it’s cheap 3. Old deep freezer items 4. Keeping old financial documents 5. Debt repayment struggles 6. Buy it …

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Questions about High Speed Internet, Warranties, Popcorn, Voting, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Culture and frugality 2. Learning conversational Spanish 3. Winter, dressing warm, and heating 4. Dirt cheap recipes 5. Where to keep emergency fund? 6. Value of …

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Questions on Misers, Trailer Parks, Used Bookstores, Brain Training, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Frugal versus miserly 2. Underwater on car 3. Trailer parks 4. Clearing out leftovers with kids 5. Leftover transportation advice 6. When should we merge finances? …

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Questions about Baby Exhaustion, Data Plans, Goodwill, Costco, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Money discipline with baby exhaustion 2. Never enough 3. Piles of old paperbacks 4. Books for high earners 5. Investing small amounts 6. The $2,000 iPad …

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Questions on Golf, Price Books, Magazines, Cast Iron, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Tracking grocery expenses 2. Price book advice 3. Letting go of old business 4. Credit cards and international travel 5. Compromise and financial goals 6. Enameled …

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Questions About Watches, LEDs, Bad Tenants, Chapter Books, Freelancing, and More

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. LED versus LCD televisions 2. Handling surge of freelance income 3. Why retire early? 4. Handling a disastrous tenant 5. Buy it for life: watch 6. …

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