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Frugal Spending Habits of Millionaires

As a contrast to high earners who can't control their spending, here's a post on the frugal spending habits of millionaires. […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of May 15

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. ESI Money tells how to retire on $1 million or less. Mama Fish Saves gives advice to first-time homebuyers. Miss Mazuma covers the three money tiers. Life Zemplified asks if you are spending your health on money. Gen Y Finance Guy says cars are expensive. Finally, my future purchase of the week is Outdoor Research Seattle Sombrero Rain H […]

The Single Biggest Retirement Mistake

Money lists the single biggest retirement mistake as follows: The single biggest retirement mistake I see is that retirees don’t set aside funds for income during the early years of their retirement. They go directly from accumulating retirement funds to withdrawing them. […]

The Single Biggest Retirement Mistake

Money lists the single biggest retirement mistake as follows: The single biggest retirement mistake I see is that retirees don’t set aside funds for income during the early years of their retirement. They go directly from accumulating retirement funds to withdrawing them. […]

Activities that Grow Your IQ

Here's an interesting piece from Rich Habits that says your IQ is not fixed at birth. He then goes on to list some activities that can increase IQ. […]

Activities that Grow Your IQ

Here's an interesting piece from Rich Habits that says your IQ is not fixed at birth. He then goes on to list some activities that can increase IQ. […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of May 8

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. The Retirement Manifesto covers the growing problem of never being able to retire. ESI Money asks what are your three money truths. Centsibly Rich lists three books that help make positive change. Chief Mom Officer tells how her free dog cost thousands. Money Boss discusses retirement and life expectancy. Finally, my future purchase of t […]

Retirement by the Numbers

Vanguard shares seven retirement milestone numbers as follows: Age 59½: Withdraw from your traditional IRA without being charged a penalty Age 62: Become eligible for reduced Social Security benefits Age 64¾: Enroll in Medicare Age 65: Medicare begins; Sign up for Medigap Age 66–67: Reach Social Security full retirement age Age 70: File for Social Security if you haven't already. Age 70½: […]

Retirement by the Numbers

Vanguard shares seven retirement milestone numbers https://personal.vanguard.com/us/insights/article/retirement-numbers-052016 as follows: Age 59½: Withdraw from your traditional IRA without being charged a penalty Age 62: Become eligible for reduced Social Security benefits Age 64¾: Enroll in Medicare Age 65: Medicare begins; Sign up for Medigap Age 66–67: Reach Social Security full retire […]

Five Debts to Tackle Before You Retire

Bankrate lists the five debts to tackle before you retire as follows: Mortgage debt Credit card debt Student loan debt Auto loans Medical debt This is a weak article IMO. Instead it needs to be titled "The Five Debts You Must Eliminate Early if You Ever Want to Retire." Most, if not all, of these debts need to be long gone well before you retire. If they aren't, guess what? […]