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When my dad graduated from law school a little over a decade ago (a four-year effort during which he worked full-time and raised five kids), he didn’t start practicing right away. Instead he took the family out for a more … Continue reading

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A few weeks ago I tweeted about the joys of working in an office during the holiday season. There is a many-feet high Christmas tree in the lobby (dwarfing that token menorah you see everywhere this time of year). There … Continue reading

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Art And Food Trucks

A few months into my first full-time job that lasted more than three months, I started looking for a way out. Not because I didn’t like it. I just couldn’t imagine living in a life in which my schedule was … Continue reading

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What Being Married Has Taught Me About Money

The good thing about marrying somebody you dated for five years is that you don’t spend a lot of time before the wedding worrying about surprises. That’s not to say there aren’t any — I’ve certainly learned a thing or … Continue reading

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In college and law school the money came all at once, at the beginning of the semester, in checks large enough to say “Good job, you worked hard, and also the U.S. Government thinks that you will pay this back … Continue reading

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A Day Late, A Dollar Short

I meant to post this yesterday, not because it’s about taxes, but because it sprung from a conversation I had with an unconventionally diverse group I suddenly find myself breaking bread with every month, and that conversation started with a … Continue reading

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