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How to Design a Budget For Dual-Income Families

By: DadsMakingCents.com The journey to financial independence always starts with a budget and on the surface that can seem very easy....

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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....

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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...

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A Millionaire at 34… Without College?!

By: Amber | Against The Grain Financials If you are like me, I was raised to go to school each day, get good grades, and participate in extracurricular activities like Honor Society, band, student council, and sports.  The goal was to get a scholarship to college, or at the minimum, get accepted...

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Finally, a Budget You’ll Actually Want to Follow

By: Stacy Rapacon | Grow You can probably give a lot of reasons why budgets haven’t worked for you in the past. You’re busy. You have an aversion to spreadsheets. You don’t have time to log all your purchases. You don’t want to deprive yourself of that daily latte no matter what those...

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Housing Costs – A 40 Year Summary – Buy v Rent

By: Erith | CrackingRetirement.com Which is best for optimum housing costs? Buying or Renting? To try and influence the argument with specific data, I decided I would put together a 40 year summary of my own experience on how much it has cost to own my own house. I live in Edinburgh, Scotland,...

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How To Ask For A Raise At Work (And Actually Get It!)

By: Mike | Ninja Budgeter What if I told you that the simplest and fastest way to improve your finances might not be a side hustle, slashing your bills or living on beans and rice? The best thing you can do to earn more money is to leverage the source of income that you already have …...

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How To Live Without A Credit Card

By: Janet | MyTwentyCents.com Last month, my credit card issuer canceled my credit card. Since I am living abroad, I basically had no other option but to only use cash going forward. I guess I had to quickly learn how to live without a credit card. At first, I was horrified at the idea of not...

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How This Multimillionaire Hedge Funder Turned Failure Into Success

By: Molly Triffin | Grow Between founding a successful, multibillion-dollar hedge fund SkyBridge Capital, launching the influential SkyBrige Alternatives (SALT) Conference and co-hosting Fox News’s primetime show “Wall Street Week,” you might assume that successes come easy for Anthony...

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6 Ways to Add Some Commas to Your Net Worth

By: Eric Patrick | Grow $1,000. $1,000,000. $1,000,000,000. What’s the first thing you notice about these three numbers? If you’re like me, it’s the commas. You may have heard the phrase “grow some commas.” Essentially, it means to increase your net worth. More commas, higher net worth....