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These Three Things Are Major Contributors to Your Current Money Problems

By: Todd | Invested Wallet Ah, money problems. Something majority of us have probably dealt with in some way or still are battling through....

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How to Ignore the Basics of Personal Finance and Still Become Rich

By: ESI Money Ok, here we go again! It’s another rant! And the dragons are back!!! Yea!! This is not a mad-rant like some others (ahem, Hilton), but it is a topic that gets me at least a bit feisty. Today’s issue is one that I hear quite often — frequently enough that I want to …...

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Stop Putting Money in Your Retirement Plans

By: Dr. Cory Fawcett | DrCorySFawcett.com We have been trained from the day we started earning money to put some of it away for the future. For most of us, the lion’s share of this is saving for retirement. The government has given us many helpful vehicles to do this: Traditional IRA, Roth IRA,...

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You Want to Be a Millionaire – Start Not Acting Like it

By: Mike | MikedUpBlog.com Have you ever had the experience when something hilarious happens to you at some point throughout the day… And you just can’t wait to get back to your wife and tell her all about it? Personally, there’s the combination of fear that I’ll forget the most important...

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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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My 7 biggest budgeting mistakes – How I fixed them

By: ThePoorSwiss.com Over the years, I’ve made many budgeting mistakes. In this post, I’ll try to list a few of the big mistakes I’ve made. I’m talking here about mistakes in the way I did my budget. And also spending mistakes. Some of the mistakes are not a big deal but some of the others...

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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. Spend less than you earn or earn more than spend. Sounds good! Let’s pack up this blog thing and move on because this is easy. The reality is that most have a...

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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...