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Star Money Articles for the Week of March 13

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. ESI Money recommends working the ESI scale to financial independence. Centsibly Rich shares five simple ways to save on gardening. The Wild Wong says you need to negotiate salary increases. Mr Fire Station completed the first year of early retirement. Gen Y Finance Guy is putting $250k to work. Finally, my book of the week is How Much Mo […]

How to Keep Your Brain Healthy

Here's an interesting article and video about how to keep your brain healthy as you age. The summary: Exercise -- "What's good for the heart is good for the brain." Sleep -- "Your brain cleans itself out during sleep. […]

Free Money Ebooks

Today I have a treat for you -- FREE STUFF! Here are five free ebooks that several personal finance bloggers are offering. […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of March 6

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. ESI Money wants financial writers to publish their net worths. Canadian Budget Binder gives the dangers of role-playing. Wallet Hacks tells how to buy physical gold.  Slowly Sipping Coffee says retiring early creates a perspective shift at work. […]

Retire in Style Outside the US

Here's an interesting piece from the Detroit News. It details people who are retiring outside the US. Why are they doing this? Here are the highlights: “I wanted to find a place where I could afford to live off my Social Security,” she said. […]

Straying from the Herd

The following is a guest post by Chris Cagle from Retirement Stewardship.  If you read the financial press or investing blogs these days, you are sure to see an article about how the stock market has risen to record highs. […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of February 27

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. Reach Financial Independence lists three things that allowed a reader to retire with millions in the bank. ESI Money continues his interviews with millionaires. […]

No Matter How Much You Make, You Can Spend It All

I love Denzel Washington! He's probably in my top five leading actors of all time along with Leonardo Dicaprio, Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Tom Hanks, Hugh Jackman, and Chris Pratt. Ok, I know that's more than five. And I've probably left some out. :) Anyway, I was thrilled to watch this interview Denzel did with 60 Minutes at the end of last year. But the end of it gave me pause. […]

Top 10 Things Americans Wasted Money on in 2016

Dave Ramsey lists the top 10 things Americans wasted money on in 2016 as follows: 1. Student loans.2. Smartphone apps.3. Gym memberships.4. Daily coffee trips.5. Car payments.6. Car leases.7. Car wash upgrades.8. Lottery tickets.9. Timeshares.10. Shipping charges. Here's where I net out on these: 1. I borrowed $5k from my grandmother which got me all the way through to my MBA. […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of February 20

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. Equities suggests we buy a house under our price cap. Centsibly Rich asks if frugal living is a sacrifice. Money Boss tells how to set good goals. The Green Swan says the government doesn't want you to retire early. ESI Money says that many "experts" aren't really experts. Finally, my book of the week is The Richest Man in Babylon One of […]