Category: Personal Finance

Avoid This Major Money Mistake…

My Money Mistake: Not Buying Pet Insurance Full disclosure: I live in a zoo. My home is full of dogs and cats, and I love them all. What I don’t love is the vet bills, and we have a LOT of them. I’ve always ignored pet insurance – I’m not sure why – but now...

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Is a Self-Directed IRA Right for Me?

Note: This post contains affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, I may receive a commission. If you’ve ever felt trapped by the investment choices in your 401(k)… if you want to invest your retirement savings in something other than the standards (stocks and bonds)… a self-directed IRA might be right...

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Recession-Proof Your Finances with This Action Plan

If you’re worried about a coming recession (and it will come at some point, I just have no  idea when), there are things you can do to protect your finances. And even without a recession looming, they’re still smart things to do to improve your finances and keep you on the road to building wealth....

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Don’t Aim for “Average” Retirement Savings

Measure Your Nest Egg Using the Right Yardstick Note: This post contains affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, I may receive a commission. If you’ve been wondering whether you’re retirement savings are on track, you may have searched to see what other people your age have saved. It’s what most people...

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How Much Money Do You Need to Retire?

A Quick, Simple Way to Figure It Out Figuring out how much money you need to retire can feel like the hardest math problem you’ve ever faced. But there are some simple ways to estimate how much to save to support your desired lifestyle. One of the easiest methods to give you a solid ballpark...

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How to Create Your Personal Financial Protection Plan

Get Started Today – Recession Is on the Way Note: This post contains affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, I may receive a commission. There’s a recession coming. Not sure on the when, but best guess is pretty soon. By taking specific financial steps right now, you’ll have an easier time...

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