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Your Emergency Fund is Not Enough: You Need an Energy Emergency Fund

Your Financial Emergency Fund is Not Enough: You Need an Energy Emergency Fund Historically, work-life balance hasn’t been my strong suit. That might explain how, in the spring of 2013, I found myself saying yes to another project at work. This project was roughly double the size of my current workload but had the potential …

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30 Things ‘Red’ (Taylor’s Version) Taught Us About Money

This month, we’re switching it up a bit with our article for April. While we don’t shy away from the heavier stuff (see older posts about divorce, late term abortion and losing community as a trans person), we also aren’t opposed to some lighter, fun posts as well. For you Taylor Swift fans, this one …

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Mini-Retirement: Taking a Sabbatical before reaching FIRE

Someone asked “what’s holding you back from leaving your job” and I couldn’t really answer. The numbers worked, my partner and I had a dream that couldn’t be accomplished while holding a full-time job, but I still had a block.  Two years into the pandemic, a lot of people are reconsidering what they want their …

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Why Women Can’t Have It All

“You can have it all!  You can have a fabulous, exciting job that you love and are passionate about, a flawlessly clean house, and three well-behaved children who you spend all of your time raising.  You can have a storybook relationship where you constantly love and support each other, with a life of travel and …

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