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7 Tools To Build Wealth After 50

| July 27, 2021
7 Tools To Build Wealth After 50

There is an old joke in my office that goes like this: Everybody can retire in 15 years starting with nothing. I can prove it. Most people overspend until their birthday has a 5 in front of it. Then they panic. OMG! I have only 15 years until retirement! And then they get serious and […]

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Living Off Assets

| July 22, 2021
Living Off Assets

Last year, I had an interesting thing happen to me.  For the first time in my life, my investments earned more than I did.  I had a great year at work, where I earned six-figures, plus a nice bonus.  But, it was no match for my investments, which earned almost $200,000.  That wasn’t a typical […]

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5 Money Habits Worth Developing To Boost Personal Wealth

| June 29, 2021
5 Money Habits Worth Developing To Boost Personal Wealth

In real-life romantic relationships, it’s often the little things that matter, not the grand gestures worthy of a rom-com movie. The same is true of personal finance. You may have a high-paying job or a huge inheritance, but if you’re bent on boosting personal wealth, know it’s your little money habits that will play a […]

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To RETIRE Early, Change Your Expectations

| June 22, 2021
To RETIRE Early, Change Your Expectations

The Best Retirement Strategy for 50-year Olds If you still want to retire early and don’t have at least $1M in your retirement account by age 50, you have to change your thinking about what it means to retire while also taking a different path to retirement. What is the best way to retire early […]

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Will Bankruptcy Give You A Fresh Start?

| June 8, 2021
Will Bankruptcy Give You A Fresh Start?

Do your bills keep piling up and your income just can’t keep up? Do you have a huge debt load that dwarfs your income? Have you gotten laid off and have tons of debt? If you answered yes to any of the above, declaring bankruptcy might be an option for you. If you are reading […]

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Thinking About Retiring? 6 Non-Financial Tips For A Happier Retirement Start

| June 3, 2021
Thinking About Retiring? 6 Non-Financial Tips For A Happier Retirement Start

If you’re considering calling it time to retire, then I have a few non-financial tips for a happier retirement start. A lot of my early retirement relied on winging it. I was aware of the non-financial aspects of retirement. But I primarily focused on all the money stuff. As far as non-financial aspects, things I […]

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5 Tips: Helping Your Aging Parents Manage Their Finances

| May 25, 2021
5 Tips: Helping Your Aging Parents Manage Their Finances

As a society, we often find it hard to discuss financial issues. Having that conversation with loved ones can be even harder. In fact, according to the study by the National Endowment for Financial Education cited here, seven out of 10 adults find it hard to discuss financial issues with aging family members. While these conversations […]

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10 Early Retirement Considerations

| May 18, 2021
10 Early Retirement Considerations

Before taking the plunge into retirement, early or traditional, you need to consider factors that will reflect the rest of your life. Handled correctly, early retirement can be a fulfilling blessing. Without proper planning you risk a return to employment you wanted to get away from. Retirement means different things to different people. Some want […]

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8 Saving Money Tips From Warren Buffett

| May 13, 2021
8 Saving Money Tips From Warren Buffett

“Long ago, Ben Graham taught me that ‘Price is what you pay; value is what you get.’ Whether we’re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down.” ~Warren Buffet Letter to shareholders, 2008 Warren Buffett’s net worth is $108.2 billion dollars in mid-2021, making him the sixth wealthiest […]

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How To Spend Freely – Reduce The Big Three

| May 4, 2021
How To Spend Freely – Reduce The Big Three

There are so many things we’d like to buy, but only have a certain amount of money to spend. But life isn’t about depriving yourself. It’s about being self-aware of what truly makes you happy and allocating your resources (time, energy, and money) to optimize those things. We need certain necessities like a place to […]

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