Protect Yourself from Financial Fast-Talkers

After I graduated from the Coast Guard Academy in 1996, I went to work on a ship just west of Seattle in Port Angeles, Washington.

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One person just won the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot. And 44 people learned they hold a winning Powerball ticket. Every one of them is walking away with at least $1 million.

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Ho-Ho-Ho Overspending

With cyber week deals overpowering your inbox, it's a good time to remember that the best gift you can give is financial independence.

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How People End Up Broke & Divorced… or Worse

If someone else is handling your money, you have rendered yourself totally helpless. So keep your money separate, even after marriage—separate checking accounts, separate mutual funds, separate credit cards, separate everything.

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You’re Not a Jerk If You Charge Your Friend Interest

If you’re going to loan money to family and friends, treat it like a real loan (with one caveat). It’s the best way to preserve the relationship.

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It’s Okay to Love Money

Money is not evil. And the love of money is not evil. You can take a bath in gold coins if you want—I’m okay with that.

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