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How to FI: Reaching Financial Independence

To reach financially independent (FI) is to not have any need of financial assistance from anyone else. Ideally you’ll be able to support yourself, any dependents, and still have enough money left over for emergencies. Achieving FI does not necessarily

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best wall street movies

20 Best Wall Street Movies of All Time

The financial world is full of crazy true stories, especially on Wall Street. The best wall street movies are often Hollywood hits because the glitz and glamour along with greed make for great scripts. These movies about wall street can

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Vanguard automatic investing

How to Set Up Vanguard Automatic Investing

Do you struggle with making regular contributions to your investment account? It happens. You get busy, life throws you curveballs, and before you know it, the month passes by and you don’t invest. Setting up automatic investments is the best

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Personal Capital Review: The Best Wealth Tracker

You might know Personal Capital as the net worth and budgeting tracking tool comparable to Mint, but it’s so much more! Personal Capital serves as both a money tracking app and a hybrid wealth management service, offering both free tools

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independently wealthy

Is It Possible to Become Independently Wealthy?

Independently wealthy doesn’t mean rich, but millions of people have achieved independent wealth. You probably wouldn’t even know it. Most people look like you and me, average people living their lives and making the most of what they have. The

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house hacking

House Hacking: How to Put Less Down and Live for Free

My first house hacking was my first primary residence. Although I technically became a landlord, I didn’t consider myself a real estate investor. I sold that property at my first opportunity. However, if I only understood real estate investing strategies,

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5 Ideas for Low Stress Jobs After Retirement

While early retirement is a dream for some people, others might fail to see the point. They worry about what will give their life meaning and shape if they aren’t going to work each day. In fact, the opposite is true.

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best personal finance books

26 Best Personal Finance Books That You Must Read

If you’re trying to improve your financial wellbeing, you must read the best personal finance books available today. In our list are a few long standing favorites as well as some motivational newcomers that have changed the way we all

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wealth vs income

Wealth vs Income: What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between income and wealth? Let me ask you a question. Do you think people are wealthy based on their income? If so, then all doctors and lawyers should be among the wealthiest as most are high income earners, right?

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success is the best revenge

6 Reasons Why Success is the Best Revenge

“Treat others as you want to be treated.”  We’ve all heard that before. But, what does one do when others don’t follow the same golden rule? If you’re expecting the “Top 5 Ways To Get Revenge”, you’ll sadly be disappointed. 

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VTSAX vs. VTI: What’s the Real Difference?

Maybe you are looking to diversify your investment portfolio, or perhaps you are a new investor looking to make an initial investment. We strongly believe that you should consider investing in low cost mutual funds or ETFs. Both VTSAX (Vanguard Mutual Fund)

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generational wealth

Generational Wealth: 7 Ways To Build A Money Legacy

Everyone has similar financial goals – save for emergencies and retirement, but what about beyond that? If you haven’t thought about what you’ll leave behind for your children and even their children, it’s time. When you talk about true wealth

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best investments

What Are The Best Investments Right Now?

Everyone wants to find the best investments. That’s a natural thing to want. However, it isn’t that simple. Are we looking for the best investments for the long term? The best investments right now or for the next couple of

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webull review

Webull Review: An Inside Look at Free Investing

Investing is a tricky subject. You can invest passively, actively, or a combination of both. And everyone has an opinion on which is the best. This is why the developers of Webull created an active online trading interface with lower

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VT vs VTI: Which Is Right For You?

When anyone looks into purchasing stocks or investing, people sometimes overlook index funds and lean towards heavy-hitting, high-risk, high-rewards individual stock picking. While those can be a great way to make large amounts of money over time for your portfolio,

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I Quit My Job And We’re Going To Be OK

There’s one thing that’s going to take a while to get out of my head. Beep. Me robotically: “Thank you for calling….” Multiply that by about 60 additional calls back to back all day, Monday to Friday. That’s enough beeping

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invest in yourself

10 Ways to Invest in Yourself

Have you thought about what investing in yourself means? Day in and day out we run ourselves ragged investing in those around us, and we so rarely stop to think about filling our own cup. Taking steps to set yourself

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