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New Site Rocking

Hey, all. I hope this message finds you all doing well! Just wanted to post again that my new site is up and running. If you want an email sent to you with my new site listed, you have two options: You can send me an email asking for the details You can leave a comment below like "please send me the URL to your new site". […]

The Vast Majority of Americans Will Struggle Financially All Their Lives

The book The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM) features an interesting money-related comment. Here's what it said: According to the Social Security Administration, if you take any 100 people at the start of their working careers and follow them for the next 40 years until they reach retirement age, here's what you'll find: Only one will […]

Star Money Articles for Week of August 15

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. I have lots of good stuff for you! Here's a post with lots of promise: How to Retire By 55 (or Sooner) on a Salary of $50,000 or Less. To do this, you still need to focus on the basics. […]

What to Keep in Your Fireproof Safe

Len Penzo lists 13 things to keep in your fireproof safe as follows: 1. Birth certificates 2. Property titles3. Insurance policies4. House photos5. Safe deposit box keys6. Social security cards7. Passports8. Financial account info 9. Spare car keys 10. Wills and living trusts 11. Health care proxies12. Medical information13. Emergency Cash Yikes! […]

Zillow's Numbers Not What You Think

I was reading a local newspaper (one of those half-page jobs you get for free in the mail) the other night and an article about Zillow caught my attention. In particular, here's a quote that got my attention: When questioned about the reliability and accuracy of information available [on the site], the CEO of Zillow made a statement last year that "while Zestimates are a good starting point, nat […]

Star Money Articles for Week of August 8

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles, posts from around the web that I've found interesting and hence have given a "star", just like your first grade teacher used to give you. :) We'll start with Tips for Reducing College Debt which is something I need -- my daughter heads to college in a year. Yikes! […]

Cost of Weddings

Anyone remember the days I used to rail against the cost of weddings? No? Well how about these as a reminder: Cost of Average Wedding Almost $30,000 Weddings Cost Much More than You Imagine Wedding Markups are Out of Control Well, my wrath was stirred up recently as Money magazine shared a page full of stats about wedding costs. […]

FMF Back Up and Running

As many of you have noticed, I have been posting more frequently here on FMF. I plan to continue that trend and begin posting here three times a week. The posts will be more "commentary-like", just like I used to post back in the day. Let me know if you have any questions or thoughts. […]

Star Money Articles for Week of August 1

I'm posting a second time this week as I have some good articles I'd like to pass along. The first two, in particular, are time sensitive. Here's one from Lifehacker with some back-to-school savings tips as well as one from Bankrate on the same topic. Here's a GREAT article from my favorite retirement blog on 12 Dangerous Retirement Myths That Turn Your Golden Years Into Lead. […]