December, 2018 Archive

The Best from Rockstar Finance for December 31, 2018

Today’s Features Today’s post is brought to you by the In Case of Emergency Binder. If one of your New Year’s resolutions...

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Saving Money

Here are 8 unique ways to save money in 2019 that you probably haven’t thought of

By: Alexander | Daytradingz.com Do you know Lucifer Morningstar, the main character from the TV series Lucifer? He is regularly asking a crucial question, “What is it that you truly desire?” If you just happened upon this article and your answer to Lucifer’s question is, “I am...

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The Best from Rockstar Finance for December 30, 2018

Today’s Features What I Would Tell My 25-year Old Self About Life I took another stab at this question. About 10 years ago, I went through life as a mid-20s dude working in information technology and earning good money. I know how I was like back then. If someone told me to save more money,...

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What I would tell my 25-year old self about life

What if you were asked a question like this: “Knowing what you know now, what would you tell your 25-year old self about life?” How would you answer that question? Be honest, now. This might be a more difficult question to answer than you might think. I was asked that question, and my...

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The Best from Rockstar Finance for December 29, 2018

Today’s Features How I Raised My Kids to be Financially Successful at Their Expense When is it time to say “no”? “The sooner the better” is the lesson I’ve learned the hard way. Most parents I know have spoiled the heck out of their kids by filling their closets with clothes, eating...

Building Wealth

Grow Your Income by Building Marketable Skills

By: Matt Spillar | Spills Spot All personal finance advice can essentially be narrowed down to one key maxim: spend less than you earn. This is easy to comprehend, but for most people, it is difficult to put into practice. To grow this gap between what you’re earning and spending you need to...

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The Best from Rockstar Finance for December 28, 2018

Today’s Features I don’t think we owe college to our kids. Does that make me a bad father? You don’t owe your kid college…you owe her a good start in life. Assuming the two are the same thing might be more harmful than helpful to both of you. Bargain Hunters Beware: A Store’s...

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Gratitude Is Great, But This Will Easily Change Your Life

By: Amanda | Why We Money Don’t get me wrong, gratitude is a beautiful thing. I realize most of us are thinking about giving thanks and having gratitude this week. I mean, Thanksgiving. This is the time of the year when we step back, look at the big picture, and express gratitude for all the...

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The Best from Rockstar Finance for December 27, 2018

Today’s Features Dying People’s Regrets And Advice For a Better Life ‘I Wish I Had The Courage To Express My Feelings.’ Jozsef, a Holocaust survivor who moved to Australia with his wife after the war, realized shortly before his death that he never showed his feelings to his family....

Book Reviews

Six Types of Leverage

The following is an excerpt from the book The Leverage Equation: How to Work Less, Make More, and Cut 30 Years Off Your Retirement Plan. The book is written by Todd Tresidder who writes at Financial Mentor. He’s a big-thinker who retired at 35 and has been living the FI life since. He’s...