Why We Need Failure.

In light of recent events in my life, I decided to do head in a direction I typically don’t touch on here… that is, personal reflection. I’ve failed at things, stuff, ideas, projects, jobs so many times in my life, and each time I deal with the associated rejection differently. …

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Four Financial Lessons Learned After a Canceled Flight

In the 22 years that I’ve been traveling by air, I hadn’t dealt with any major issues – until last week. And I must say, I learned a few valuable financial lessons from this experience. My husband and I went on vacation from September 19 to September 26. We booked our airline tickets months in advance with People Express, a …

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Debts You Shouldn't Fear, and Why.

Some people don’t realize the damaging effects of debt. In their minds, it’s a part of life. If they owe several thousands of dollars on a credit card — it’s no big deal. However, debt can be the kiss of death. If you think I’m exaggerating, try applying for a mortgage with a …

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Money Lessons with a Starbucks Barista

Starting this week, Phroogal will interview people from all works of life and hear what money lessons they have to share. For our first episode, we interviewed a Starbucks barista from San Francisco named Edwin. Check it out and let us know what you think in the comment box below! …

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