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Want a Million Dollars for Retirement? Take This SIMPLE STEP

Want a Million Dollars for Retirement? Take This SIMPLE STEP

Want a million dollars for retirement? Take this SIMPLE STEP: Starting as early as possible, save $100 per month——and invest it in a broad-based index fund such as VTSAX. Learn why this is a good idea in this easy-to-read book, written for college students: For even...

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These 7 Habits Lead to Happiness in Old Age

These 7 Habits Lead to Happiness in Old Age

Want to be as happy as possible in your 60s, 70s, 80's, and beyond? Researchers at Harvard University tell us that 7 habits lead to happiness in old age. (I'll add in an 8th one of my own at the bottom of this list.) What 7 habits lead to happiness in old age? (Your...

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Top 9 Books I Most Love For Parents and Students

Top 9 Books I Most Love For Parents and Students

Books make great gifts. Why? Because a carefully chosen book can literally change a life. In this short article I share the top 9 books I most love for parents, 20-somethings, and students ages 12 and up. (Are you worried that your teen won't read a non-fiction book?...

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Oh, No — I’m MARRIED to Student Loan Debt

Oh, No — I’m MARRIED to Student Loan Debt

If your spouse has student loan debt, what does that mean for you and for your financial future? What can you do now that will keep you safe throughout the decades ahead, even if something bad happens? Immediately address the biggest thing you must worry about when...

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Your Kid Actually CAN Get Through College Debt Free

Your Kid Actually CAN Get Through College Debt Free

I'm always most able to inspire people when I talk to them face-to-face. The video above gives me the chance to do that, for you, right now. Click the play button above now; watch for just two minutes. And let this excited, hopeful feeling wash over you:  Kids at all...

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Two Words That Can Turn YOUR TEENS Into Millionaires

Two Words That Can Turn YOUR TEENS Into Millionaires

13-year-old Chicago resident Michael wanted to become a millionaire, but he didn't want to work 86 years at the Illinois minimum wage in order to get there. How could this middle schooler accomplish his goal without turning to crime or workaholism? This inspiring...

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Hi, I’m Jeannie Burlowski.

I am a full-time academic strategist, conference speaker, and author of the book “LAUNCH: How to Get Your Kids Through College Debt-Free and Into Jobs They Love Afterward.

My writing and speaking provide parents a clear, step-by-step checklist so they can set their kids up to succeed brilliantly in college, graduate debt-free, and move directly into careers they excel at and love.

For more than 20 years, I’ve helped students apply to highly competitive law, medical, business, and grad schools. I still do that from my website GetIntoMedSchool.com.

I am married, and my husband and I have a son and a daughter. We live in Minneapolis.

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