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The Bubble That Could Ruin Your Retirement And Wreck Your Financial Goals

Posted By Mdinich on Finance - This week is Bear Week. My Sons Father introduced me to bear week. Those that know me know that I am always a bit bearish. A copy of The Bear Dance hangs in my office and I’m probably in the minority with a framed stock certificate of Lehman Brothers. I anticipated my bear week post to come to me quite naturally and quickly. However, always the contrarian I decided to take the path less traveled rather than the easy path laid out in front of me.

Hack For Safety and Return: The Unicorn of Saving Vehicles

Posted By Mdinich on Finance - Saving for anything can be difficult. It takes dedication, persistence, and consistency. On top of that, it is challenging to determine the best place to keep your money that will yield the highest return. You hear and see countless advice on the best savings vehicles. How is it possible to understand what is real and […]

Early Retirement: Living Frugally as a Full-Time Nomad

Posted By Mdinich on Finance - This week my guest post comes from Trin and Bonnie creators of 43BlueDoors. In 2016, her and her husband decided to retire early and travel the world. Here is her story and a few tips for doing the same. I thought about naming this article “How to save money by putting a water bottle in your […]

Introducing Bear Week: Your Guide To Surviving The Next Bear Market Or Stock Market Correction

Posted By Mdinich on Finance - The following is a guest post from the blogger My Sons Father, who is on a journey to preserve his life experience for his children and reach Financial Independence. April is Financial Literacy Month, and My Sons Father is launching Bear Week. Many bloggers began writing their blogs after March of 2009, and may not […]

Can I Pursue Financial Independence AND Live in a Nice House? 

Posted By Mdinich on Finance - The guest post below was written by Michelle, the creator of Operation Husband Rescue. She is a stay at home mom on a mission to rescue her husband from his 9-5 grind. Make sure to follow her journey to financial independence. There’s a lot of talk in the financial independence/early retirement community regarding buying a new...

Are you a (FIRE) or a (FIE)?

Posted By Mdinich on Finance - The following is a guest post from Financial Journeyman, the creator of K.I.S.S. approach to handling your finances. This post was inspired by a conversation we had about reaching financial independence and early retirement. From one early retirement seeker to another, we found common ground on the topic below. There are many personal finance blogs out there.

Your 401(k) isn’t the best investment, here’s why:

Posted By Mdinich on Finance - In the early 1970s, Kodak approached Congress about creating a program where their employees could invest a portion of their salary in the stock market. They also suggested that this investment be tax-exempt, hence the birth of the 401(k). It was a great idea in theory, but it may not be as good as you […]

5 Stress-Free Ways to Prepare for Buying a Home

Posted By Mdinich on Finance - If buying a home fills you with anxiety and fear, you’re not alone. A new home is one of the biggest purchases you will ever make. I remember when my wife and started the home buying process. We had no idea where to start. We looked at every home within a 15-mile radius.

7 Reasons Why the Financial Advice You’re Reading Online Is Wrong for YOU!

Posted By Mdinich on Finance - The cyber gold rush today seems to be personal finance and finance blogs; everyone with access to the Internet has the solution to your financial woes. The amount of producers of financial content is staggering and can include: Journalists at news organizations Financial professionals with a blog Financial firms Banks and Credit Unions Podcasters and […]

How To Survive Your Finances Until Your Next Payday

Posted By erikemanuelli on Finance - Surely, for different reasons, in the life of each of us, one has been in a situation when the salary will be paid only in a week, and there is absolutely no money left.

We will try to understand, why this is happening, why almost half of America (according to statistics) constantly do not have enough money from wages to salaries, or money with an enviable regularity much earlier than the time for receiving the next cash payment for their work.

There are quite objective reasons for this. Also, our reluctance to understand our own financial failures and problems and to find ways to solve them also contributes to this circumstance to a considerable extent.

The Top 10 Questions To Ask Your Financial Advisor

Posted By Mdinich on Finance - Managing investments can be difficult, which is why so many people hire a financial advisor to help aid them in the process. These experts are supposed to help you plan your investments in order for you to successfully strengthen your financial safety net. While a financial advisor’s credentials look good on paper, it’s important to […]

Your Guide To Retirement: How Much You Should Have Saved By Every Age

Posted By Mdinich on Finance - Saving for retirement can be overwhelming. Fretting about how much money you should have saved or how much you should be saving at a certain point in your life are two questions that can weigh heavily on anyone’s conscious. They say that every 5 years you should aim for saving the equivalent of a one […]