The Case for a Diversified Investment Allocation
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Every so often someone will ask me what I would recommend they invest in. There’s a lot of ways this question is phrased, and it’s not always so direct. I.e.,
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The Opposite of Compound Returns
February 18, 2015 | 16 Comments
The Opposite of Compound Returns

A while back, I wrote a well-received post on why it is so important to leverage the power of compound investment returns on your savings.
Here’s what I calculated, to make the case:
“$1 saved in your …

Protecting your Identity in an Unprotected World
February 16, 2015 | 7 Comments
Protecting your Identity in an Unprotected World

The string of data breaches last year were alarming. Target, Home Depot, JP Morgan Chase, and EBay all were hacked.
Serious stuff, but the damage was fairly limited to email addresses (at best) and credit card …

Credit Karma Adds Free Equifax Credit Scores and Reports
February 10, 2015 | 6 Comments
Credit Karma Adds Free Equifax Credit Scores and Reports

In case you missed the quiet rollout, Credit Karma has doubled their free credit score and credit report offerings by adding free Equifax credit scores and reports. Had it not been for the Anthem hack …

Hit by the Anthem Hack? I Was. Here’s How to Protect Your Identity
February 6, 2015 | 8 Comments
Hit by the Anthem Hack? I Was. Here’s How to Protect Your Identity

The country’s second largest health insurer, Anthem, just announced their database, with private information for all 80 million current and previous customers, was recently hacked. As an Anthem Blue Cross member, I am assuming that …

Tax Return Guide for 2014: How to Dominate your Taxes
February 5, 2015 | 7 Comments
Tax Return Guide for 2014: How to Dominate your Taxes

Get fired up – tax filing season is here!
The tax filing start date for 2014 tax returns – January 20th – has already passed. You wouldn’t really know it though. The IRS website still has …

Consume More Gas at Low Prices? It’s a Trap!
February 2, 2015 | 26 Comments
Consume More Gas at Low Prices? It’s a Trap!

As I’m sure you are joyfully aware, average gas prices have been rapidly decreasing over the past few months. The average U.S. price per gallon of gasoline is now $2.04 per gallon, with many regions …


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