Thankfulness the Wright Way

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I am fully aware of how cheesy/cliche/unoriginal it may seem to write a post about all the things I’m thankful for the day before Thanksgiving, but it’s necessary for me. I will admit that I’m the type who often looks at the glass being half-empty, which is not something I’m proud of, but it’s also a tough mindset to break away from. One way to force myself to think some positive thoughts every now and then is by thinking of what in my life is actually good. With that being said, here are the five (not all financially related) things that I am grateful for. Continue reading

Confession: I’m Afraid of my Student Loans.


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I am one of many that signed on that fateful dotted line years ago to finance my education. I was in my early 20s and took out several small loans to finish my two-year degree when Pell grants were no longer enough, and I even managed to get my mother to co-sign a loan to help foot the bill for my first semester at a private university. Continue reading