Questions About Books, Dogs, Stress, Video Games, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Medical debt late in life 2. Three best personal finance books 3. Best use of a raise 4. Books like Wisdom of Frugality … Read moreQuestions About Books, Dogs, Stress, Video Games, and More!

Here Are 11 Surprisingly Affordable Cities Where People Are Flocking to Retire

Last year, there were nearly 20 million Americans between the ages of 60 to 64. If you’re one of them, you’re probably starting to think about retirement. There are plenty of ways to make sure you’re prepared for the golden years. There are tools to help you optimize your 401(k) like Blooom and calculators like … Read moreHere Are 11 Surprisingly Affordable Cities Where People Are Flocking to Retire

How to Watch College Football Without Cable: 7 Great Options to Consider

It can be a challenge to know how to watch college football without cable. I know it was something I seriously looked at before we cut the cord. I thought it was impossible to catch my favorite team without a high-priced cable bill. I soon learned that was not the case. If you love college … Read moreHow to Watch College Football Without Cable: 7 Great Options to Consider

3 Years Waking Up Early Like Benjamin Franklin!

3 Years Waking Up Early Like Benjamin Franklin! Any of you around when I tried living like Benjamin Franklin for an entire week? Failing miserably at half his routine, but rocking the 5 am wake-ups? I don’t know how the man did it (oh wait, yes I did – he never took care of his … Read more3 Years Waking Up Early Like Benjamin Franklin!

How to refinance your student loans

This is a guest post from Travis Hornsby, founder of Student Loan Planner. I met Travis last year and realized he knows a lot about something that’s a bling spot for me. I asked him if he’d be willing to whip up an article for GRS readers about refinancing student loans. Here it is! How … Read moreHow to refinance your student loans