On September 15, 2008, the fourth largest investment bank in the United States declared bankruptcy. Lehman Brothers, founded in 1850, was en route to its demise. Due to its risky investments in subprime mortgages, the company could no longer sustain itself. This behemoth firm, which had over $600 billion in assets AND over $600 billion…

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Updated September 2021 Back when I got married, we were living a carefree DINK (dual income, no kids) life.  We had moved to the west coast and were renting a 1 bedroom apartment.  We had one car between the two of us since we were both walking distance to our jobs, and the car was…

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Updated May 2021 Being in a profession that is no stranger to student debt, college savings became a priority when we were expecting our first child, as I think it should for many of those that expect their children to attend college.   First, let me hit you with some scary statistics.  Not for shock…

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