Money Management

You’re broke. And it’s killing you. Not because you want to go out and buy yourself a bunch of crap, but because you have bigger financial dreams. You want to be able to save. You want to fully fund an IRA or 401k each year. And you certainly don’t want to be living off ramen […]

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One of the things I’ve wanted to do for a long time is start a dividend portfolio. I like the idea of building a dividend portfolio that can (eventually) provide me with a revenue stream and increase my income diversity. However, one of the challenges to dividend investing is the fact that dividends build up […]

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I’ll be honest: I’ve never really understood the difference between money market funds and money market accounts. Recently, however, I read a few articles that showed me the basic differences between these two investments, and I want to pass my new knowledge on to you. First of all, both money market accounts and money market […]

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Diversifying your income, or adding multiple income streams, is a great way to protect yourself in a down economy. If you lose one source of income, you can simply turn to another to get you through hard times. My quest to diversify my income has gone beyond the financial protection aspect — I actually enjoy […]

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I’m sure I’ll get some disagreement with this decision, but I’m a big boy and I can take it. Here’s the story: I’m a personal finance blogger, I just financed our new (to us) van with a six-year loan, and I honestly think it was a good decision. At the end of January, my wife […]

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I have a love-hate relationship with financial rules of thumb. On one hand, I recognize that not everyone is going to spend as much time thinking about and researching financial topics as they should, and rules of thumb give them easy-to-remember guidelines for staying on track. But on the other hand, these types of guidelines […]

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