The latest on life after being broke, virtual college advisors, and an ex who tries to buy your cat
Here are some favorite personal finance reads from around the web this week.
—The New York Times
Incredible personal essay by the founder of the Very Smart Brothas blog on struggling financially his entire life, and the whiplash he feels now that he is finally secure, money-wise.
A nonprofit is helping low-income, high-achieving high schoolers apply to college by matching them with free remote advisors they otherwise may not have been able to access or afford.
—Wall Street Journal
How in tune are you with your financial choices and needs vs. wants? Maybe it’s time to put them to the test.
A candid story about a relationship involving a cat plus two people with different money values—and why it needed to end.
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What happens when your spouse-to-be has student loan and credit card debt—and you don’t? Here are strategies for paying it down together while planning to meet other major financial goals.
I spoke to a sharp twentysomething who dropped out of college and enrolled in a coding boot camp instead. Here’s how he became a software engineer with no college degree. Food for thought!
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