Weekly Round Up – November 15, 2013

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 A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

 1. How I Finally Paid Off a Lifetime of Credit Card Debt: 

I’ve been a debtor all my life. My parents first met at a financial loan office—my dad issued loans, my mom worked in the office. They divorced when I was 10 and my mother was left to raise two daughters in Cincinnati, Ohio on a $20,000 a year salary. Money—or the fact that we didn’t have any—was a constant topic of conversation. My mother turned to credit cards to feed, clothe, and house her daughters. Open this article [Read more…]