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Month: February 2018

The Weight Of Debt

The Weight Of Debt

Sometimes when I think about the past I feel like I am remembering a different person doing the actions I did. I say that because we are all constantly changing who we are and what we believe. A Father’s Journey Two years ago a father held his 7-month-old son tightly in his arms and swayed back and forth trying to get the small child to sleep. As he swayed the father couldn’t help but let his mind drift off to…

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Daycare to Degree: How to pay for college?

Daycare to Degree: How to pay for college?

Hello fellow BoaS readers! I’m ProfessorFI over at theFIprofessor.com. I’m a professor at a major research university (not of personal finance, I’m afraid) and working toward FI. I’m new to the FI community and BoaS resonates with me, as my partner and I balance our careers, two young kids, and attempt to strike a balance between the cold hard logical decisions and following our passions in life. Bottom line: If you can afford quality daycare, you can afford college. When…

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Oatmeal Candy Cookies

Oatmeal Candy Cookies

What says “Happy Valentines Day” like homemade cookies. The best cookie in the entire world!!! (did I oversell it?) Print Oatmeal Candy Cookies Ingredients 2 cups Sugar 1/2 cup Milk 1/2 cup Butter 4 tbsp Cocoa 1 tsp Vanilla 1/2 cup Peanut Butter 3 cups Old-fashioned Rolled Oats Instructions In a pot bring sugar, milk, butter, cocoa, and vanilla to a boil. Remove from heat and add peanut butter and stir well. Then stir in oats. Drop by spoonfuls on a cookie…

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