How Much Savings Is Enough?

Nov 18, 2019 by

Retirement planning is challenging for a simple reason: we can’t predict the future. Future inflation and the return you get on your savings will make a huge difference in how long your nest egg lasts.

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Simple Math

Sep 2, 2019 by

I believe I’ve uncovered the single equation that’s the key to financial success.

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Forget About Retirement

Aug 4, 2019 by

I vote for retiring the word “retirement,” as it’s traditionally been used: The period of time beginning with leaving paid employment and ending with death.

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Pay Off Debt or Invest?

May 13, 2019 by

“The numbers” would seem to argue for investing instead of pre-paying low-interest debt. But most anyone who’s debt-free will tell you that there’s a lot more to the story.

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Net Worth: How Are You Doing?

Dec 18, 2018 by

If you’re visiting this site, you’re probably focused on making better money choices, paying off debt, and saving more. But how do you know where you stand? Are you ahead or behind Americans your age?

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Get These 3 Things Right

Nov 19, 2018 by

Saving enough for a comfortable, secure retirement isn’t complicated. Follow these three guidelines, and you can’t miss. And your little man/woman will be happy. 🙂

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Review: The Budget Kit

Aug 22, 2016 by

Are you ready to get serious about reaching your money goals? Then here’s a great tool to jump start your campaign.

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Jumpstart an Emergency Fund

Dec 3, 2015 by

You’re focused on the holidays now, I get that. But when the New Year rolls around, make 2016 the year you finally get started on building an emergency fund!

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Savings: Key to Happiness?

Jul 14, 2015 by

Earning more will likely make you happier, but only up to a surprisingly low point. But there’s no end to how much happier you can be when you grow your savings.

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The New myRA

Dec 23, 2014 by

The new myRA tax advantaged savings account offers a decent return with zero risk of losing what you put in.

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