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40+ Money Hacks to Improve Your Finances in 2020

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Every year, we set up big audacious goals that we want to accomplish in the new year. Somehow, we are magically more likely to succeed because a number changed on the calendar. Personally, I subscribe to another method: achieving financial success is making the commitment to take a series of small steps in the right … Read more 40+ Money Hacks to Improve Your Finances in 2020

How to Calculate Your Financial Independence Ratio

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How close are you to financial independence? What if I tell you that you can calculate this number down to a reasonably precise percentage. Regardless of where you stand financially, knowing where you are is a great way to help you move closer toward your goal of financial independence. Like measuring distance or time, knowing … Read more How to Calculate Your Financial Independence Ratio

What Percentage of Portfolio Should Be In International Stocks

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If you are new to investing and asset allocation, you might see some recommendations to invest in International Stocks. Still, every person you ask seems to give you a different answer about what percentage of your portfolio should be in international stocks, and why. Personally, I have about 30% to 35% of my portfolio invested … Read more What Percentage of Portfolio Should Be In International Stocks

Best High Yield Savings Accounts for July 2020

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Are you earning the most from your savings and money market deposit accounts? Savings and MM accounts are the foundation of a strong financial plan, providing you with financial stability as you work to achieve your goals. There are many banks and credit unions that offer savings and money market accounts. This article aims to … Read more Best High Yield Savings Accounts for July 2020

9 Factors to Consider When Planning for Retirement

Planning for Retirement

When planning for retirement there’s an overwhelming tendency to focus on the financial side, and as well as should be. Without a solid tax-deferred retirement plan, there would be no retirement for most people. But there’s also a non-financial side of retirement that we need to be concerned with too. If we concern ourselves strictly … Read more 9 Factors to Consider When Planning for Retirement