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I sold my car for Bitcoin

By: The Fire Lane In December of, 2015 I purchased our first $20 in Bitcoin (BTC). I bought Bitcoin and was hooked. A Facebook friend from High School had been purchasing it for a few years.  I’ll never know for sure how many or how much he had.  He would post the benefits of Bitcoin […]

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Is there a college savings rule of thumb?

By: Lauren | WordsOnWealth.com Let’s talk about college savings. Just when you thought you were starting to get a handle on saving for retirement/your post-career phase now, we have to add college savings into the mix. As if you needed another thing to worry about! Let’s go ahead and ask the hard question. Are you […]

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The Five Year Rules of Roth Distributions

By: Brandon | BrandonRenfro.com Roth IRA’s are one of the most popular retirement accounts. Roth IRAs have many advantages over tax-deferred accounts, namely the ability to provide tax-free growth. The ability to provide tax-free growth is premised on making contributions with after-tax dollars. As I’m sure you are well aware, you must pay taxes on […]

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14 Investing Questions You Should Be Able to Answer

By: Stacy Rapacon | Grow Between all the jargon, numbers and analysis that typically go hand in hand with investing, it’s no surprise that many Americans end up confused. For example, a 2015 TIAA-CREF survey found that more than half of investors zero in on short-term performance when evaluating an investment’s returns. (Advisors recommend taking a broader look […]

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Investment Fees Will Cost You Millions

By: Physician on Fire You don’t have to be a big shot for this to be true. In fact, someone investing $833 a month into his 401(k) can see an 8-figure sum (that’s $10 million) disappear over the course of a long lifespan. Today, we will pry into the finances of four people you may encounter at the […]