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Reader Mailbag: Mother’s Day

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. Saving for a house 2. Partner doesn’t trust banks 3. Minimizing grocery store trips 4. Help with investment risk 5. Home disclosure 6. Copying library audio …

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Reader Mailbag: Lifetime Learning

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. Protecting small business idea 2. Idea for app 3. Church donation advice 4. Side business income 5. Weird student loan arrangement 6. One meal a day …

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Reader Mailbag: Fine China

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. Mortgage question 2. Old papers 3. Renting from parents and insurance 4. Skill diversification 5. Willpower struggles 6. Space for useful stuff 7. Mortgage recasting 8. …

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Reader Mailbag: Confusing Foods

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. Comparing income levels 2. Driving for cheap gas 3. Finding a mentor 4. Bread or all-purpose flour? 5. Breathing room in budget 6. Week of work …

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Reader Mailbag: Children’s Television

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. Home purchase question 2. Cheap non-tacky home decor? 3. Gardening for salads? 4. Car repossession question 5. Feeling guilty about spending 6. Replacing magazine subscriptions 7. …

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Reader Mailbag: Better Resume Writing

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. Dropshipping 2. Job “upgrade”? 3. Refinancing for interest and cash 4. SmartyPig 5. Bicycle advice 6. Checking account requirements 7. Evaluating investment options 8. Card game …

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Reader Mailbag: Mushrooms

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. Balancing savings and risk 2. Cheap automobile situation 3. Finding auction deals 4. Property and income tax 5. Children and careers 6. Archiving old magazines 7. …

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Reader Mailbag: Helicoptering

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. New company 401(k) question 2. Freezing in plastic 3. Eating cheap on road trip 4. Leasing an electric vehicle 5. Too much money into retirement? 6. …

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Reader Mailbag: Spring Rain

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. Car loan versus mortgage 2. Childhood identity theft 3. Shopping in Wal-Mart community 4. Tax refund questions 5. Change fonts to save money? 6. Phantom energy? …

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Reader Mailbag: Little Steps

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. Help disputing bill 2. Requesting credit increase 3. Most valuable thing you’ve learned 4. Finances and dating 5. Buying electronics for life? 6. Frugal social circle …

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Reader Mailbag: The Weakness of Electronic Communication

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. College savings as gift? 2. Bullet journal 3. Company stocks 4. Unemployed; what’s next? 5. “Sell by” date on food 6. Will I need it later? …

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Reader Mailbag: The “Tool of the Month”

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. Other investing options 2. Social media and career value 3. Dating expenses and budgeting 4. Struggling with lots of debt 5. Store credit card drawbacks 6. …

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Reader Mailbag: Field Trips

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. More retirement savings 2. Value of shorter commute? 3. Dishwasher versus hand washing 4. Twenty-something decisions 5. Buying razors for life 6. Value of shorter commute? …

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Reader Mailbag: Participation

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. Small business advice 2. Cost-effective couponing strategy 3. Living paycheck to paycheck? 4. 401(k) withdrawal advice 5. Husband cheating – what now? 6. Old toothbrushes 7. …

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Reader Mailbag: Diagnosing Computer Problems

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. IRA or savings account? 2. Rental properties 3. Why risk money? 4. Aggressive mortgage repayment? 5. The Billion Dollar Bracket 6. Freebies and ethics 7. Emergency …

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Reader Mailbag: Reusing Things

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. Cash out of pension? 2. Store credit card as coupon? 3. Stomaching stock market fluctuation 4. Emergency supply question 5. Food while unemployed 6. 4% for …

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Reader Mailbag: NCAA Tournament

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. Elevation Group question 2. Income and home ownership 3. Prime price change 4. Struggling with expensive housing 5. LED bulbs break even point? 6. Buying gift …

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Reader Mailbag: Teaching Emotion Management

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. Renters insurance 2. Mint and security 3. A question about blenders 4. Network marketing question 5. Yard sales waste of time? 6. Career shift misery 7. …

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Reader Mailbag: Civil Disobedience in Toddlers

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. Personal loan question 2. Everyone else has more money 3. Spice question 4. Child credit question 5. Huge warehouse club bills 6. Miserable at well-paying job …

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