Category Archives: Debt

200,000+ Miles: Saving Money by Not Replacing Our Vehicles

We haven’t had a car payment since 2011, and we don’t miss it. We financed my wife’s 2004 Saturn Wagon, and it’s the last new car we’ll ever buy and the last that we’ll ever finance. Selena’s car, our main … Continue reading

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Compounding Interest: Good vs Bad

“Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it … he who doesn’t … pays it.” – Albert Einstein Seeing the Light When I was teaching at the local Junior College, my curriculum had … Continue reading

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Have a Low Income? You Can Still Get Out of Debt.

Here’s another great post by Rachel Foxwell, the newest writer for Money is not Taboo. You may already know of Rachel from her own blog, The Latte Budget, as well as her writing for David Carlson’s Young Adult Money. If … Continue reading

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Debitize Your Credit Card to Keep Villainous Fees Out of Your Account

This post was originally published on my original site. “Shin,” of Money is not Taboo Credit cards. Those embossed pieces of plastic are thought of as tools of the devil, or as tools of the money savvy. For a number … Continue reading

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