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La Bibliotecaria Feroz

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Losing battle in NW DC
« on: March 03, 2018, 10:10:53 AM »
This lady's specialty is trying to help people figure out why they have a half-million dollar income and no savings.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/the-northwest-washington-lifestyle-trap-500000-in-income-and-still-cant-save/2018/03/02/b2f23a4c-1c0a-11e8-9de1-147dd2df3829_story.html?undefined=&utm_term=.51e5604590af&wpisrc=nl_most&wpmm=1

 “People say getting rid of x, y, z is not an option. Groceries, electricity and heat are not options. Anything else is on the table.”

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Re: Losing battle in NW DC
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2018, 10:57:04 AM »
I was going to make a remark about what she thinks things ought to cost, then I remembered her clientele are mostly high earners from D.C.  Any advice that starts with "spend less than you are now" is good advice.
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