That Savings Life

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FICA: Understanding your Check's Payroll Taxes

FICA: Understanding your Check’s Payroll Taxes

Most Americans, after working their first job for a few weeks, are super excited to open their very first paycheck. After all, that’s what they’ve been working for! But then, they open …

Inflation: How Time Eats Your Money for Breakfast

How Much Should I Spend on Groceries?

Book Reviews

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Rich Dad Poor Dad

Rich Dad Poor Dad (A Book Review)

Rich Dad Poor Dad is a popular personal finance book written by Robert Kiyosaki. Today, I’ll review the book and give my initial thoughts from after I read it. What is Rich …

The Millionaire Next Door (A Review)

Debt Talk

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Is My House an Asset or Liability? You'd be Surprised!

How Feudalism Proves Your House is a Liability

Some people think their home is an asset, while others will tell them it’s a liability. But which is it? You might be surprised to learn that many people just can’t make …

Debt Avalanche: How to Slide Yourself Out of Debt

Debt Snowball: How to Roll Yourself Out of Debt


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I’m a Cheap Date, and My Wife Is Okay with That

Being a cheap date doesn’t have to be a bad thing. In fact, a cheap date done right can mean doing way more for way less. Today, I’ll go through the history …

How to Become Rich in Your Spare Time

Investment Thoughts

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Materials Sector: Market Building Blocks

Materials Sector: Market Building Blocks

The materials sector helps provide the basic materials that our modern society needs to make everything else. Companies in the materials sector produce chemicals, provide construction materials, produce containers and packaging, mine …

Energy Sector: Stocks that Fuel the Market

My Rants

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You're Probably Not Rich Enough for the Next Recession

You’re Probably Not Rich Enough for the Next Recession

In today’s post, I look at why the rich get richer, faster. How does their wealth outpace the wealth of the middle and lower classes? What do they have going for them …

Finding Real Relief in a Refinance