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General Finance

Get off the treadmill!

By: Your Money Blueprint We all want the best of life, but at what cost? It is so easy to spend money now. Not only are there a lot more options, but the method of payment is effortless. Tap ‘n go, pay by cell phone, we can even purchase from the comfort of our bed …...

General Finance

Money can’t always buy happiness, but it can buy you these things

By: Invested Wallet The great debate: can money buy happiness? It’s something I also have thought about a lot since starting my personal finance journey back in 2014. You’ll get many people, financial experts, and extremely wealthy people who...

Early Retirement

Being a FIRE millionaire doesn’t mean you’re rich

By: Jim | Route To Retire There’s an interesting mentality that I notice creeps up periodically.  It’s the idea that some people think that being a millionaire makes you filthy rich with plenty of money to throw around. Folks who aren’t...

Building Wealth

15 tips to skyrocket your wealth in 2019

By: Money Pedals It’s a new year! Isn’t that wonderful considering how quickly expended the previous year had been? I am very sure you had prepared your financial plan for this year, which is great. If your financial plan for this year includes...

General Finance

6 ways to avoid turning your kids into horrible money managers

By: Lynn Shattuck | Fabric As a parent, I wish my kids could just absorb all of my hardest life lessons by osmosis. But the truth is that they’ll pick up a grab bag of my and my husband’s habits and tendencies, both the good and the...

General Finance

How to smartly avoid the 5 worst financial arguments

By: Money Pedals Let’s face it! Money is one of the most important things in the world but it can never take the place of great relationships in your life. Having great relationships comes with one of the best feelings in the world; of which...

Building Wealth

7 super clever and easy ways to make money!

By: Michael Dinich | Your Money Geek One of the most common questions I hear is, how to make money fast? Maybe you’re faced with an unexpected home repair, or your car decided to call it quits and now you’re in the need for some extra cash...

General Finance

The biggest mistake people make with money

By: Their Money Goals What’s the biggest mistake people make with money? Running up credit card debt? Not saving? Putting off retirement planning? While these are mistakes, the answer is none of the above. The biggest mistake people make with...

Building Wealth

Think that you can do almost anything with your traditional IRA? Think again

By: Fred | Money With A Purpose Most people planning for retirement have a traditional IRA. Did you know there are certain things you cannot own in your IRA? The IRS considers these prohibited investments. There are also transactions...

General Finance

13 valuable lessons I learned buying my dream house

By: Vital Dollar A home is a big part of life for most of us. Where we live impacts our lives every day, and most of us dream of living in a bigger, nicer home. Housing can also be a huge expense that takes up a large part of your budget....

Debt

How to talk about debt with a partner

By Anna Davies | Fabric When you’re just starting to date someone, talking money can feel taboo. And when you begin to talk about next steps like moving in together, getting married or combining financial obligations, finding out that your...

General Finance

The No. 1 Destroyer of Wealth is Divorce

By: Menard | Millionaire Before 50 Death, Disability, Disasters, and Divorce… Out of the most feared and dreaded D’s in life, there’s probably no subject more shunned upon by money bloggers than the topic of divorce. It’s not a...

Early Retirement

Don’t believe early retirement will transform you into someone different

By Steve Adcock | Think Save Retire If there’s one thing that I’ve learned in early retirement, it’s that quitting your job doesn’t change who you are. Like, at all. As most of you know, I gave my technology career the middle...

General Finance

The power of the habit snowball

By: Happy in the Hollow Let’s talk about habits! Yeah, I know. it’s already March, so officially the ship has sailed for New Year’s resolutions. But after a great conversation I had last week, I’m feeling inspired, and I want to share my...

Saving Money

Why I save

By: Chronicles of a Father with Cents As I continue on this financial journey towards having financial freedom, I go through all of my accounts periodically and see how my net worth keeps building. I have no debt and haven’t had any since I...

Financial Independence

How a near death experience inspired us to FIRE

By: Dylin | Retire by 45 My wife, Allison, and I were fortunate to be able to retire in our mid-40s.  It wasn’t easy. We worked hard for many years, saved and invested diligently, created extra income with side businesses, and lived a frugal...

General Finance

Why Being Self-Employed Makes My Family MORE Financially Stable

By: Kelly Burch | Fabric My husband and I sat in the mortgage broker’s office, running the numbers as we prepared to buy our first house. My husband is a cop and I’m a freelance writer, so most people assume his job is the cornerstone of our...

General Finance

The scariest financial decision of all

By: Burning Desire for FIRE I was going to post about something else today, but last night I heard about a friend of mine whose marriage has hit a huge speed bump. They have 2 very young kids and one of the things that’s on her mind is how she’d...

Early Retirement

What are the chances of relying on Social Security in retirement?

By: Brandon | BrandonRenfro.com Is Social Security Going Broke? More importantly, will YOU be able to collect Social Security benefits when you retire? Well, to quote the 42nd President of the United States, that depends on what the meaning of the...

General Finance

7 signs that you might be living well beyond your means

By: Invested Wallet In our consumer and debt-heavy society, living beyond your means is all-too-common. And unfortunately for us, it can put us in tricky financial situations. Considering how easy it is to impulse buy online, use credit cards, and...

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