6 Month Student Loan Update

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It’s been about 6 months since I’ve started paying back my student loans (… for the second time…) and I wanted to do a bit of a recap.  When I posted my student loan repayment plan a few months ago, I ambitiously posted a scenario that would see me pay off my student loan in about 2.5 years.  With a $27,000 loan, that’s over $9000 a year.  Yikes! Photo Credit: Dave...

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Updates: August 19 – 25

Well, this week marked the very FIRST contest that The Outlier Model has run! We’ve had numerous entries thus far, with no clear consensus on what the mystery seedling is. There is still plenty of time to enter the contest – we won’t be drawing a winner until we positively ID the plant! To clarify, you CAN guess the same thing as another commenter – we’ll be drawing the...

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Net worth update 2010

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In terms of overall financial health, your net worth is a great indicator of overall success. To calculate your net worth, add up all of your assets (things that are worth money) and subtract your debts (loans, etc). 2010 was the first complete year that both CF and I kept track of our net worth on a monthly basis. At first, adding up all of my assets and debts seemed like a big task. Now, I enjoy...

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