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Love and Legacies

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I’m an only child from an old-fashioned family, and I’m about to graduate college with my long-term girlfriend. So you can guess what my family is talking about: marriage, kids, and a whole new family: mine! I’m very happy with my relationship, but I’m draggi... More »

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Cranky About Clunkers

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I have a car here on campus, and I didn’t pay a dime for it: my dad gave it to me. Pretty great, right? My dad has actually given me a few cars, which I know is really, really generous. But here’s the thing: the reason he’s had to give me more than one is that... More »

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Care and Comfort

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My grandparents live pretty near to campus, so while I’m at school I try to visit them pretty often. Lately, I’ve been kind of worried about the two of them. My grandmother fell down in the tub recently, and while she didn’t break any bones, she’s been spendin... More »

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Jobs and Geography

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While I’ve been in school. I’ve made some money as a freelance writer. I write blog posts, marketing copy, and things like that. I know that freelancers don’t get some perks that full-time employees get (health insurance, etc.), but I’m thinking that I’m going... More »

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Online Oversight

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My friends and I are pretty active on social media, so we’ve been a little weirded out by some of the stuff that’s been going on lately – you know, the issues with Twitter and harassment, and with Facebook and “fake news,” and all of that stuff. We were talkin... More »

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Tech Training

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When I’m home during the summer, I help out around my dad’s electronics shop. It’s one of those small-town sorts of shops that, unfortunately, you just don’t see around that often these days. Its old-school feel is definitely a part of its charm, but I’m not s... More »

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Office Air

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I work an office job during the summer. It’s an okay job, but not super interesting. What is interesting, though, is a little rumor that went around the office this past summer. The office building is really, really old, and it’s owned by the same guy whose co... More »

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Finance and the Future

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I’m graduating this year, and I’m freaking out. Not about leaving college or about getting a job (well, not mostly about those things, anyway)--what I’m really worried about is managing my money. I want to save for retirement, build credit so that I can buy a ... More »

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Property Pointers

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I’m moving off-campus this year, and my parents have decided they want to buy a piece of property. They said I can live in it and get a few roommates, who will pay rent. After I graduate, my parents plan on continuing to rent out the house. I’m in charge of pi... More »

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Eager to Exercise

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Alright, I’ve got to get my body moving. All this classwork and studying is making me feel really sedentary, and I don’t want to turn into a couch potato! I’m not huge on intramural sports or running, although I do appreciate basic exercise and just moving in ... More »