One of the ways that many people achieve financial freedom today is to start freelancing, as being self employed provides a degree of freedom while still allowing you to make money. However, when you transition to freelancing from working a “real” job, there are a few things you are likely to take for granted. Here […]
As you figure your taxes this year, you might be looking at the result and thinking that it would be nice if you could deduct just a little bit more from your income. Even though a tax deduction isn’t as valuable as a tax credit, it can still help you by lowering your tax liability and […]
Seriously. You think I’m just joking, but retirement is no laughing matter unless you already accumulated millions and retired early (in which case you can laugh out loud 24/7). I think everybody should max out their Roth IRA, right now. Here’s why.
Almost every month, I read an article discussing the size of our nest egg needed for a comfortable retirement. Almost every time, I think about my own retirement funds and try to compare it to the guidelines. Yet, every single time, I ask myself: Is the retirement savings being referred to a post or pretax […]
With foreclosure rates sky rocketing and no end in sight, banks are much more willing to negotiate with homeowners on the specifics of their mortgages. These days, “loan modification” have almost become an industry by itself as banks allocate more and more resources to work on this. Sparked by all the news surround it, a […]