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Name:
Accelerate Savings
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
savings, practical, finance, advice, investing, money
Start Year:
2017

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Location:
Maryland, United States
Age:
30s
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Unspecified
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Male
Life stage:
SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Engineer
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Latest Blog Posts

I have not been able to update this site as much as I have intended to due to real estate updates, turnover and a concurrent ongoing job-search, but I wanted to share a net worth update from the previous month prior to the end of this month. My Net Worth Calculation To calculate one’s net worth, one must determine the difference between one’s assets (cash, stocks, bonds, property, investments, art, precious metals, ...
Posted: Aug 31 2017 @ 1:29 PM
This post is a part of weekly assorted practical personal finance posts shared by others in the previous week. Last week’s links can be accessed here. If you have a quality post you would like considered for the following week, please submit it here. 1. Make financial independence inevitable. 2. How useful is international diversification? (Since ~40% of US corporation earnings are abroad, article serves some merit) 3. 9 ways to optimize your ...
Posted: Aug 29 2017 @ 1:07 PM
This post is a part of weekly assorted practical personal finance posts shared by others in the previous week. Last week’s links can be accessed here. If you have a quality post you would like considered for the following week, please submit it here. 1. In defense of the 401(k) (solid piece on benefits of 401(k) investing). 2. 5 things you won’t find in a finance bloggers budget. 3. 10 habits of frugal ...
Posted: Aug 22 2017 @ 12:48 PM
This post is a part of weekly assorted practical personal finance posts shared by others in the previous week. Last week’s links can be accessed here. If you have a quality post you would like considered for the following week, please submit it here. 1. What’s the best age to have a baby? (Good analysis) 2. Maximize savings on accommodations when traveling. 3. How to get free airport and in-flight wi-fi. 4. On the ...
Posted: Aug 17 2017 @ 12:33 PM
This post is a part of weekly assorted practical personal finance posts shared by others in the previous week. Last week’s links can be accessed here. If you have a quality post you would like considered for the following week, please submit it here. 1. 7 practical negotiation tactics to save money (very good throughout). 2. On not abandoning pursuit of income in life. 3. What does and does not work in active ...
Posted: Aug 08 2017 @ 1:27 PM
This post is a part of weekly assorted practical personal finance posts shared by others in the previous week. Last week’s links can be accessed here. If you have a quality post you would like considered for the following week, please submit it here. 1. 9 things you can negotiate that are not salary (would put “more responsibility” at top, but solid throughout). 2. How to determine property value with Redfin (a ...
Posted: Aug 03 2017 @ 3:08 AM
This post is a part of weekly assorted practical personal finance posts shared by others in the previous week. Last week’s links can be accessed here. If you have a quality post you would like considered for the following week, please submit it here. 1. How much is cable costing you? 2. SaveOrSwim shares how he saves money on driving with a new app and local insurance providers. 3. Mining net worths of ...
Posted: Jul 24 2017 @ 1:50 PM
Despite being an avid saver since my 20s, I have never been curious enough to determine my net worth. In hindsight, this was likely due to me knowing in the back of my mind that my net worth number was far away from my financial independence number. However, as I have become more analytical in other aspects of my life, I have found truth in the proverb, “What gets measured, ...
Posted: Jul 18 2017 @ 10:47 PM
This post is a part of weekly assorted practical personal finance posts shared by others in the previous week. Last week’s links can be accessed here. If you have a quality post you would like considered for the following week, please submit it here. 1. How to save in a global destination like New York City as described by the Luxe Strategist (excellent overview). 2. Money Ning details the experience of buying ...
Posted: Jul 16 2017 @ 7:22 PM
Managing your savings is equally as important as accumulating them in the first place. If a deliberate savings structure is not in place, excess cash and saved funds can be easily mishandled, converted into unnecessary expenditures or handed over to financial institutions in the form of obscure fees (e.g., one of the worst offenders, Bank of America earns $1MM in fee revenue per branch annually). These savings drains are undesirable, ...
Posted: Jul 16 2017 @ 12:12 PM

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