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With the popularity of the 401k growing across America, more people than ever are jumping on the compounding interest, employer match bandwagon. And who wouldn’t! Your employer is giving you “free money.” If you’re not currently signed up then stop reading this and sign up now! It’s one of the best retirement vehicles on the market today. Most employers draft it from your paycheck (pay yourself first!), and you can also ...
Posted: Apr 18 2017 @ 8:35 PM
So you finally made the big jump and moved in together! No more risking my life driving 30 minutes in rush hour traffic, getting to see your pretty face everyday, etc. etc. Then you make a simple, seemingly uneventful trip to the grocery store to get ice cream (yes even during winter…I’m addicted ok!), take it home, eat some most of it, then fly out for 4 days. After I get ...
Posted: Apr 08 2017 @ 1:47 PM
I’ve been binge reading lately so these will continue to stack up.  Whats your favorites? The Millionaire Mind The Millionaire Next Door The Wealthy Barber Money is Everything Rich Dad, Poor Dad Total Money Makeover How an Economy Grows and Why is Crashes ...
Posted: Apr 04 2017 @ 10:56 AM
Whats the best financial advice you’ve ever been given? Plan A:  Get adopted by rich parents Plan B: For me there’s really two pieces of advice, but I had to buy someone’s book and read it. There’s an idea, when your poor go out and buy something. At least you can come here and get it for free! The first is “pay yourself first.” I believe I got this from Rich Dad, Poor Dad. ...
Posted: Apr 04 2017 @ 10:28 AM
Here’s a controversial question for anyone talking about financial things: Should I pay off my debts before investing??? Begin WWIII…or is it WW3? Do we even use Roman numerals anymore? Oh yeah, superbowls! First off, are you financially stable?  If yes, then the answer = It Depends. Thank you, great article, I’m done. But what does that mean!? If your company offers a 401k match at least do the match! It’s a 100% ...
Posted: Apr 03 2017 @ 4:45 PM
Budgeting annual expenses:   Here’s the scenario: You’ve just successfully pulled off an epic Christmas, full of Santa and stuff, 4 different family visits, a stack of loot, and have given heart melting cards with the perfect individually tailored gifts for everyone…Nailed it As you’re basking in the warm glow of glory around January 15th your smartphone rudely interupts. CREDIT CARD STATEMENT AVAILABLE. Uh ohhhh. You now have 2 choices. Pack everything you ...
Posted: Apr 03 2017 @ 4:30 PM
Buying a home is scary! There are so many unknowns. How much does a hot water heater cost? How much are insurance deductibles? Is caulking a weekend activity; plus outside of actually buying a home, what happens when something breaks? That’s where a &Home Savings Account& comes to save the day! When I bought my first house, I simply opened up an additional savings account through my bank and labeled ...
Posted: Apr 03 2017 @ 2:15 PM
Hi, my name is William Cain and I’m a finance blogger. What makes me one? I just started a finance blog!  Simple right? That’s how I want to make talking about money seem, simple. Every day when we wake up we have to adult (unfortunately), so I’m including some articles that will hopefully make it easier. I’m also tilting my blog toward the upper middle class, because I feel they are ...
Posted: Apr 03 2017 @ 1:30 PM


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