This is a personal blog based on our opinions, experience, and training. We share our insight because we love helping others improve their financial fitness. Writing posts on financially-related topics helps us coach more people – more effectively – and is done with the intent of helping readers improve their financial situations.

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[Updated November 20th, 2016]