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Reviewing Last Year’s Biggest Wins & Losses & Setting 2015 Goals
Mon, 01/5/15 | 24 Comments
Reviewing Last Year’s Biggest Wins & Losses & Setting 2015 Goals

Every year, I like to pause and reflect on what my wife and I have accomplished over the previous year, as well as where we fell short of our goals and see room for improvement. …

The Millennial Personal Savings Rate is in. Sound the Alarms!
Mon, 11/17/14 | 13 Comments
The Millennial Personal Savings Rate is in. Sound the Alarms!

When someone asks me to give them one personal finance metric to really focus on that matters more than any other, there is no hesitation in my reply: “personal savings rate“.
No matter which way you …

5 Stupid Post Grad Financial Mistakes I Made & the Lessons Learned (for you to Avoid)
Thu, 02/23/12 | 15 Comments
5 Stupid Post Grad Financial Mistakes I Made & the Lessons Learned (for you to Avoid)

I’m on decent financial footing at the moment.
And I like to think that my financial decisions these days are based on sound reason.
But it wasn’t always that way.
Like most recent college grads I did some …

5 Personal Finance Goals for your Thirties
Mon, 03/29/10 | 22 Comments
5 Personal Finance Goals for your Thirties

I’ve covered personal finance goals for your twenties over and over (like a broken record). Despite the name of this site, I’ve discovered that there is a contingency of all age groups who frequent and …

The 5 Worst Twenty Something Personal Finance Blunders
Sun, 11/22/09 | 22 Comments
The 5 Worst Twenty Something Personal Finance Blunders

Sound personal finance is often times not what you DO, but what you DON’T DO. Often times we look for all the right answers, tips, and advice about what we need to be doing to …

How to Set up an Automatic Savings Plan
Tue, 02/24/09 | 8 Comments
How to Set up an Automatic Savings Plan

We all know we should save money. We really do. But let’s be honest: spending feels so much better than saving. You could be wearing, driving, or living in your hard-earned money instead of letting …


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