The Best from Rockstar Finance for January 4, 2019


Today’s Features

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Your Car Payment Can Delay Your Retirement By 14 Years

At the same time, there are also a record high number of people who are unable to make a $400 payment in case of an emergency. If so many people are living paycheck to paycheck, but the average car payment is $523, then clearly there is a huge problem.

Why I’ll Never Say, “We Can’t Afford It”

Unlike some families where money is a taboo subject, we hope to have many money conversations with our daughter as she matures, because financial responsibility is very important in our family.

How I Turned a Photography Hobby Into $1,138,610

Even though I was making a nice income at the time, I decided to start a photography-related side hustle to see if I could earn the $5,000. At that point, I had been blogging and running my own websites full time for about 4 years, so I was pretty confident that I could make some money, but I really didn’t know if it would be a lot or a little.

028: The Good, the Bad (the Dangerous) and the Ugly of Self Storage Investing with Scott Meyers

In episode 28 of the REtipster Podcast, we get to interview one of the leading experts on self-storage units.

The Least Valuable Dollar

This brings me to the fundamental question of: “Why are we killing ourselves for every last dollar, and accelerating our path to burnout, when some of us don’t even get to keep the majority of the earnings?”

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