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Long Game - Save Money and Win Some While You’re At It

Putting money into a savings account...that’s pretty boring. Going to Vegas and winning at the blackjack table...now that’s a rush! […]

Long Game - Save Money and Win Some While You’re At It

Putting money into a savings account...that’s pretty boring. Going to Vegas and winning at the blackjack table...now that’s a rush! […]

Are You Financially Average?

Budgets are Sexy asks if you are financially average and shares these ten financial averages in the US: #1. The average American gross household income is $71,258#2. The average American household with debt owes $132,529#3. The average American gave $5,491 to charity in 2015#4. The average American has a FICO credit score of 700#5. The average American’s 401(k) balance is $96,288#6. […]

Are You Financially Average?

Budgets are Sexy asks if you are financially average and shares these ten financial averages in the US: #1. The average American gross household income is $71,258#2. The average American household with debt owes $132,529#3. The average American gave $5,491 to charity in 2015#4. The average American has a FICO credit score of 700#5. The average American’s 401(k) balance is $96,288#6. […]

Retirement Surprises

Here's a piece listing what retirees wish they had known before they retired. […]

How Much Does It Take to Be Wealthy?

Here's an interesting post from Bloomberg asking how much do you need to become wealthy? The results: Millennials say you need $1.3 million to be financially comfortable and $2 million to be wealthy Gen X says you need $1.4 million to be financially comfortable and $2.6 million to be wealthy Boomers say you need $1.6 million to be financially comfortable and $2.7 million to be wealthy Int […]

My Major FI Milestones

Gen Y Finance Guy recently listed his five major milestones of financial independence as follows: Ground Zero ($0 Net Worth) Six Figures ($100,000 Net Worth) Double Comma Club ($1,000,000 Net Worth) The Magic Zone for Max Happiness ($1,875,000 Net Worth) Financial Independence ($3,000,000 Net Worth) Here's when I hit each of these and my thoughts on them: 1. […]

What’s the Best Measure of Financial Success?

The following is a guest post from Aaron of Personal Finance for Beginners. If you’ve just started to focus on your personal finances, it can be difficult to know where to start. […]

Why I Quit Wall Street to Do What I Love

This is a guest post by Millionaire Mob, a blog focused on investing in dividend growth stocks and travel hacking.  It was August 2011. I was freshly out of undergraduate school and about to start my first day working as an investment banker for a large bank in Chicago. I was eager, motivated and ready to do whatever it took to be the next finance king. […]

Courage and Fire

The following is a guest post from Moose of Making Sense of Life. There are hundreds of thousands of posts about financial independence and early retirement online. […]