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Name:
My Mattress Money
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
saving, budgeting, net worth, investing,
Start Year:
2017

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Location:
New York City, New York, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
IT'S COMPLICATED
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Finance
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Latest Blog Posts

KNOW THE RISKS Most of us are well aware that investing, of any kind, carries some degree of risk.  When we invest our hard-earned dollars, we do so on the basis that the risks associated with the investment, are identifiable, measurable and manageable.  It goes without saying, the risks should be within some degree of … ...
Posted: Sep 20 2017 @ 8:42 AM
Today’s post is contributed by Amy Nickson, a passionate writer on finance. Amy is a professional blogger whom has started her own blog and also works as a contributor for the Oak View Law Group. Please share your opinions by commenting below. We all have those financial insights like “You should live within your means”, … ...
Posted: Sep 18 2017 @ 7:29 AM
Today’s post is contributed by Amy Nickson, a passionate writer on finance. Amy is a professional blogger whom has started her own blog and also works as a contributor for the Oak View Law Group. Please share your opinions by commenting below. We all have those financial insights like “You should live within your means”, … ...
Posted: Sep 18 2017 @ 7:29 AM
THE BALANCING ACT It’s no secret that dialing into a balanced life is no easy feat. Sometimes you are completely unaware of how upside down things are until someone points it out, or an event happens that forces the issue – such as missing a family obligation, or being on holiday and constantly checking work … ...
Posted: Sep 11 2017 @ 9:55 AM
SUMMARY: A slight modification in my New Worth schedule that resulted in a restatement for July, for comparability purposes.  I added a “Lease Obligation” line in the liabilities section for my apartment, storage unit, and gym memberships for my wife and I.  These are expenses I am contractually bound to and, therefore, added for completeness. … ...
Posted: Sep 04 2017 @ 3:28 PM
Did you know that those who make it a point to practice saying ‘thank you’ also sleep better, exercise more, feel optimistic about Philadelphia sports teams, are less materialistic, more prone to be financially secure, smile relentlessly, and can even have greater mental clarity? Actually, there is absolutely zero scientific evidence to support any of … ...
Posted: Aug 08 2017 @ 9:49 AM
SUMMARY: A big jump this month due to a milestone bonus for meeting certain targets at work and annual growth increases for two life insurance policies –  July anniversary month. I use life insurance cash value as my bank to fund various obligations or investments because of the interest rates (see post here).  I think … ...
Posted: Aug 01 2017 @ 8:57 AM
We’ve seen some extremely rare and amazing events these past 10 years.  In 2008, the United States elected Barack Obama as the very first African American president.  In 2014, the world witnessed Kim Kardashian break the internet with a fragile champagne glass.  And in 2017, Rockstar Finance launched the very first personal finance blog directory, … ...
Posted: Jul 20 2017 @ 9:26 AM
I have to give credit, where credit is due.  The inspiration for this post came from Big Law Investor’s Make Investing Harder, Not Easier.   It’s a great read about how making advances in life, especially when it comes to saving and investing, shouldn’t be easy.  In fact, the harder things are, the less people are … ...
Posted: Jul 12 2017 @ 10:44 AM
Certainly, there is no shortage of financial minds out there who shout from mountain tops that whole life insurance is the worst investment known to man, inappropriate for all.  For the most part, I would agree with them. However, for the right individual, it can function, not as an investment, but as a particularly versatile … ...
Posted: Jul 11 2017 @ 12:04 PM

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