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What It’s Really Like to Live on $24K a Year in a City Like NYC

By: Anni Irish | Grow It may sound romantic to be a writer in NYC—cue scene of Carrie Bradshaw typing away in her unrealistically nice...

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Why Can’t Money Buy You Happiness?

By: The Fiintrovert It’s an old cliché, “money can’t buy you happiness.” But why can’t money buy you happiness? Is it even true? First, let’s start with some questions whose answers might give us some insight: Why aren’t more people saving for retirement? Paying down debt?...

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My Biggest Regret Became My Reason for Saving

By: Stacy Rapacon I may write a lot about personal finance, but it wasn’t until about eight years ago that I made my first wise, budget-driven decision ever—which also turned out to be the biggest regret of my life. In 2008, my sister Cheryl asked me to go with her to Buenos Aires, and I...

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Trinity Study in Another Dimension

The following is a guest post from the Actuary on Fire. When you come to retire, how much of your nest egg will you spend each year? 4%? Right, I get it, you’ve done your homework on the ‘Trinity Study’ that originated the ‘4% Rule’. But have you looked at the Trinity Study from another...

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Apr 16th, 2018 Features

★ The Relationship Between Money and Happiness ★ Specialization is For Insects ★ You Are Not a Monte-Carlo Simulation Steve A.Steve handles the operational side of Rockstar by keeping the systems running smoothly, social media accounts active and curation buttery smooth. He also answers to...

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★ Is It Time For a “Depth” Year?

“I keep imagining a tradition I’d like to invent. After you’re established in your career, and you have some neat stuff in your house, you take a whole year in which you don’t start anything new or acquire any new possessions you don’t need. No new hobbies, equipment, games, or books are...

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★ Nobody Wants Your Wedding China

“One Awesome thing about the next 20 years is that the transfer of assets from the Baby Boomers to their offspring will be the single greatest transfer of wealth in all of human history.” Steve A.Steve handles the operational side of Rockstar by keeping the systems running smoothly,...

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★ I Suck at Financial Independence

“I am an artist, and have always been one. This was a self prescribed label as young as 6 and today a self prescribed financial downfall.” Steve A.Steve handles the operational side of Rockstar by keeping the systems running smoothly, social media accounts active and curation buttery...

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★ Financial Whataboutism: Excuses Are Costing Investors Lots Of Money

“On a low level, financial whataboutism is a more egregious version of the old “Keeping Up With The Jonses” mentality.” Steve A.Steve handles the operational side of Rockstar by keeping the systems running smoothly, social media accounts active and curation buttery smooth....

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★ How A Bank Error In My Favor Earned Me $100,000 and I Got to Keep it. Really.

“I’ve been scared to write this post. It could paint me a bit of a negative light depending on your stance on the issue. This post also touches on a legal case I was involved in. If I seem slightly vague at times, that’s why. This is the 100% real story of how I ended …...