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Feeling Poor Despite Good Earnings

The following is a guest post from The Financial Journeyman. Do you earn a high salary or a high combined high household income and feel like you cannot get ahead? The average household income in 2017 was $59,000 for Americans. […]

Feeling Poor Despite Good Earnings

The following is a guest post from The Financial Journeyman. Do you earn a high salary or a high combined high household income and feel like you cannot get ahead? The average household income in 2017 was $59,000 for Americans. […]

Are You Treating Your 401K Like an ATM?

The following is a guest post from Bernz JP who writes at Moneylogue. More importantly, Should You? When “life happens” it can be extremely tempting to use retirement accounts as emergency savings accounts. And while in an ideal world, you would never need to do this, sometimes it may be necessary. […]

Are You Treating Your 401K Like an ATM?

The following is a guest post from Bernz JP who writes at Moneylogue. More importantly, Should You? When “life happens” it can be extremely tempting to use retirement accounts as emergency savings accounts. And while in an ideal world, you would never need to do this, sometimes it may be necessary. […]

Save Money by Exercising

Check out this video: The key point in it: Exercising for 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week saves you $2,500 a year. And this is only heart health savings! […]

Save Money

Save Money by Exercising Check out this video: The key point in it: Exercising for 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week saves you $2,500 a year. And this is only heart health savings! […]

When You Should Have Your Taxes Done

As tax season gets close to wrapping up, I thought this piece from Business Insider was timely It gives a flowchart, decision-tree on whether you should do your taxes yourself or have someone else do them for you. The times they suggest you should hire someone include: Household income over $200k Self-employed or own a business Extensive investments Make large charitable donations Had a m […]

When You Should Have Your Taxes Done

As tax season gets close to wrapping up, I thought this piece from Business Insider was timely It gives a flowchart, decision-tree on whether you should do your taxes yourself or have someone else do them for you. The times they suggest you should hire someone include: Household income over $200k Self-employed or own a business Extensive investments Make large charitable donations Had a m […]

Top Three Life Expenses

Just look at this interesting chart. There are several things that stood out to me here, but most notably these: Look at how much housing takes up at every single level. No wonder I was able to accumulate such wealth by paying off my mortgage early. Food is a category that most people spend way too much on IMO. […]

Top Three Life Expenses

Just look at this interesting chart. There are several things that stood out to me here, but most notably these: Look at how much housing takes up at every single level. No wonder I was able to accumulate such wealth by paying off my mortgage early. Food is a category that most people spend way too much on IMO. […]