Why the 4% Rule Fails

Oct 14, 2019 by

Want to go back to work in your 70s or 80s? Here’s how following the 4% rule can easily lead to retirement financial disaster.

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Retired at Age 40!

Sep 9, 2019 by

Here’s a guy, now in his mid 50s, who retired a few months shy of his 41st birthday. How did he do it, and how has his life been going since?

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Good News, Bad Habits

Feb 14, 2018 by

Don’t be seduced into shooting yourself in the money foot by falling victim to the good news, bad habits deception.

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Dividend Portfolio Update

Nov 7, 2017 by

I’ve built a portfolio of relatively low-risk, high-dividend stocks that now generates enough cash to cover roughly one-third of our living expenses. That feels good.

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3 Top Money Wasters

Oct 17, 2017 by

Are you spending as if you want to retire early?

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Are Rising Rates Good?

Sep 20, 2017 by

Rising interest rates generally reward savers and punish borrowers. But there are other, less obvious benefits. Guest post from Patty Moore of Working Mother Life!

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The Pain of Paying

Aug 2, 2017 by

You’ve abandoned cash, right? Cool, but research shows you’re probably spending more as a result.

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Investment Types—for Newbies

Jul 12, 2017 by

You know you should be investing, but don’t know where or how to start. Well, start here. 🙂

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Can’t Seem to Save?

Feb 11, 2017 by

The #1 reason you can’t seem to save suggested in this article. Do you agree?

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Top 10 Posts 2016!

Jan 18, 2017 by

What did visitors to Money Counselor read most in 2016?

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