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Amber Ackerson

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Against the Grain Financials
General Finance
personal finance, funding college, paying for college, debt free college, business consulting, business finances, minimalism, living free, going against the norm, financial freedom
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Peoria, Arizona, United States
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Latest Blog Posts

A surprising number of adults in the United States live paycheck to paycheck. Are you one of them' There is a way to change your situtation and get on the path to financial success. ...
Posted: Mar 13 2018 @ 8:00 AM
Are your mothers, aunts, and friends who were raised in the Baby Boomer generation struggling preparing for retirement' Mine are, and this article talks about why this is so. ...
Posted: Mar 06 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Wait for it….wait for it... I got engaged over the weekend!! To say that I’m overjoyed is an understatement. This new found title has started me thinking about the topic of weddings. I’m 40 years old and have never been engaged, let alone married. So I can’t say that I’m experienced in all things weddings. However, I have watched many of my friends and family get married. Most of them ...
Posted: Feb 27 2018 @ 10:00 AM
It's amazing how much the way we eat and where we eat can affect our finances. If we focused more on food preparation we could make a happier and healthier future for ourselves. ...
Posted: Feb 20 2018 @ 12:00 AM
Six essential financial conversations that each couple needs to have during their relationship. See how close you and your spouse can become by having these conversations. ...
Posted: Feb 13 2018 @ 2:38 AM
Talking about money is still stigmatized today. This can drastically reduce our financial security for us and our children. Are you held back because of your financial stigmas taught to you by society' ...
Posted: Feb 06 2018 @ 4:00 PM
What are you forgetting to do in your business' Many self employed overlook the planning of their retirement. Remember to plan your retirement and don't let your blind spot prevent you from preparing a secure future for you and your family. ...
Posted: Feb 01 2018 @ 9:00 PM
My story of how I paid for college without using student loans and traveled the world while doing it. This is still attainable today! ...
Posted: Jan 22 2018 @ 9:00 PM
How I regret spending a $5,000 gift in my college years. ...
Posted: Jan 15 2018 @ 9:00 PM
Is college really necessary for success in today's world' ...
Posted: Jan 08 2018 @ 9:30 PM


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