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How To Start Investing With Little Money

| May 19, 2020 | 1 Comment
How To Start Investing With Little Money

Want to start investing but don’t have much to contribute? You’re not alone. Given the cost of living in most areas, the amount of debt the average family has, and other important necessary expenses, many Americans can’t afford a $1,000 expense let alone spare extra money to invest. On the bright side, you don’t need […]

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Why The Economy Will Struggle To Restart

| April 21, 2020 | 2 Comments
Why The Economy Will Struggle To Restart

Restarting the economy is going to be more difficult than it was stopping it. A vigorous discussion on the topic is desperately needed as many feel talking about opening the economy is akin to reigniting the infection rate, when in reality, the discussion is needed to formulate an appropriate and workable plan. Talking about restarting […]

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The Fuzzy Math Behind COVID-19

| March 19, 2020 | 4 Comments
The Fuzzy Math Behind COVID-19

Fear is the most powerful weapon in war. Hitler deployed buzz bombs against London in an attempt to destroy resolve and heighten fear during World War II. It nearly worked, if not for the even greater resolve of the British people and their leader, Winston Churchill. Fear is such a powerful weapon that nations will go to […]

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How To Make Smart Decisions For Your Retirement Portfolio

| February 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
How To Make Smart Decisions For Your Retirement Portfolio

Saving money for your retirement is probably one of the most important goals you have right now. So, you have to find the right balance between investing with risk and investing with safe return to have a nice portfolio. You need to strategize and be successful at it if you want to be comfortable in […]

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Financial Planning For Early Retirees

| January 10, 2020 | 0 Comments
Financial Planning For Early Retirees

Recently I came across an article of someone who retired early making less than $50,000 and whose plan is to continue to live frugally in retirement. I thought to myself that is interesting and to each his own. But then I thought, if you’re working hard to eventually retire, you must be working super-hard to retire early […]

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8 Steps For Planning For Your Financial Future

| November 27, 2019 | 0 Comments
8 Steps For Planning For Your Financial Future

With so many of us falling into the trap of immediate self-gratification, we often neglect the financial planning that’s needed for our future. And as Scott Langdon from MoneyTaskForce.com says, “if you fail to plan for your financial future, you’re basically planning to fail. And we all know that the consequences of poor financial planning can be […]

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4 Tips To Consider For Financial Security During Retirement

| November 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
4 Tips To Consider For Financial Security During Retirement

Retirement planning should start today because when the time comes that you can’t work like you used to, your finances are going to change a lot. You might have questions such as what your end retirement savings goal should look like, the kind of investments that would help you reach that goal, what kind of […]

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Can I Retire At 60 With $500K?

| October 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
Can I Retire At 60 With $500K?

As millions of baby boomers approach retirement with Generation X-ers not far behind, the question of “Can you retire with $500,000?” repeatedly pops up among our readers. Yet, it’s not only those 60-year-olds thinking about retirement, but also, we find middle-aged folks asking if retiring at 55 with 500k is reasonable. This article will delve […]

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Don’t Let Your Cash Become Lazy

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments
Don’t Let Your Cash Become Lazy

Around mid-month, I start to project how much I’ll have left in cash that can be deployed into investments. I also keep tabs on dividends coming in and how they should be reinvested. I do all of this via simple budgeting and have been for many years. This planning and projection process allows my brain to explore […]

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Frugal Not Cheap: 3 Important Differences

| September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments
Frugal Not Cheap: 3 Important Differences

There are many differences between being cheap and being frugal. Someone who is cheap does not want to spend money on anything, regardless of its value. Someone who is frugal understands the value of things but wants to cut costs when possible. It is important to understand these differences in the following situations. Short-Term Versus […]

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