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Star Money Articles for the Week of July 3

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. ESI Money is done with Lending Club. Budgets are Sexy says maybe the life you've always wanted is buried under everything you own. Couple Money says don't let money ruin your marriage. Money Q&A asks if pet insurance is worth the cost.  Well kept Wallet lists 14 legitimate stay at home jobs.  Finally, my future purchase of the week is Br […]

How to Make Over $700k More During Your Career

Here's a simple but effective way to earn over $700,000 more during the life of your career: Start at a higher salary Money Magazine listed a chart in its May 2016 issue that compared the career earnings of two people. They both got 5% annual raises during their careers. […]

How to Make Over $700k More During Your Career

Here's a simple but effective way to earn over $700,000 more during the life of your career: Start at a higher salary Money Magazine listed a chart in its May 2016 issue that compared the career earnings of two people. They both got 5% annual raises during their careers. […]

How to Make More Money at Your Job

The following post is from FMF contributor Brad Richardson. Many people dream of breaking out from the day-to-day job they currently have and becoming their own boss because of the promise of making more money and being in charge of their own lives. You know, a lot of those people end up back in a 9-5 job within 3 years because they didn’t have what it takes to make it as a business owner. […]

How to Make More Money at Your Job

The following post is from FMF contributor Brad Richardson. Many people dream of breaking out from the day-to-day job they currently have and becoming their own boss because of the promise of making more money and being in charge of their own lives. You know, a lot of those people end up back in a 9-5 job within 3 years because they didn’t have what it takes to make it as a business owner. […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of June 26

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. The College Investor tells how to retire ASAP. PT Money lists the small joys of early retirement. ESI Money interviews another millionaire. Bible Money Matters lists 10 free or cheap activities for adults this summer. Wallet Hacks lists 11 side businesses you can start for less than $100. Finally, my future purchase of the week is Google […]

The Impact Costs Have on Investments

Years ago I wrote Costs Matter If You Want to Maximize Investment Returns. It was a summary from the great book The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing, one of the only five money books anyone ever needs to read. The bottom line: costs are one of the main determiners in how well an investment will do. […]

The Impact Costs Have on Investments

Years ago I wrote Costs Matter If You Want to Maximize Investment Returns. It was a summary from the great book The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing, one of the only five money books anyone ever needs to read. The bottom line: costs are one of the main determiners in how well an investment will do. […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of June 19

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. Millennial Money details how to retire in ten years or less. ESI Money tells how to retire on $1 million or less. Chief Mom Officer covers Tools of Titans. Gen Y Finance Guy says don't forget to build a life. Investing Sense discusses the great things about early retirement. Finally, my future purchase of the week is Fargo: Season 2. […]

How to Calculate Your Insurance Needs

While making a budget is not always easy, it’s usually easier than sticking to it. The first rule of budgeting is to make one you can stick to, one that allows for a little splurge now and then. The second rule is to figure out what you need to spend money on such as rent, groceries, and life insurance. Many singles might put insurance further down the list. […]