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Winning Personal Finance
General Finance
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New Jersey, United States
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SIK (Single Income, Kids)

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[I have something a little different for you today. My friends from down under at MOZO have offered to share their 9 biggest money regrets of 2017. I’m sure we can all relate to one or two or well…all these. Check them out!] ***** As 2018 draws ever nearer, so does a fresh start for … Continue reading "The 9 Biggest Money Regrets of 2017" The post The 9 Biggest Money ...
Posted: Dec 14 2017 @ 6:00 AM
I’ve mentioned before that I’ve always wanted to become financially independent (FI). I may not have known the term “FI,” but it’s always been my goal. With that in mind, I was focused on making effective financial decisions. At the top of my list: becoming a homeowner.  I heard that renting meant “throwing money away” … Continue reading "My Wins and Losses From Buying a Condo at 24" The post My ...
Posted: Dec 07 2017 @ 7:00 AM
So… it’s official. I’m not only the least fascinating financial blogger in the industry, but also the worst. I tried to cut the cord and failed! You can’t ever accomplish your financial goals and pay for cable at the same time, right' I’m doomed. My cable/internet/phone contract was a couple months away from expiring. I … Continue reading "I Tried to Cut the Cord and Failed!" The post I Tried to ...
Posted: Nov 30 2017 @ 7:30 AM
Reading hundreds of blog posts surrounding the personal finance community, it’s easy to get a little jealous of others’ success. I mean, on a daily basis I read about people going from rags to riches, or having a $1M income, or people retiring at an obscenely young age. With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, I think it’s … Continue reading "The World’s Least Fascinating Personal Finance Blogger" The post The World’s Least Fascinating ...
Posted: Nov 21 2017 @ 6:00 AM
THIS PAGE MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS, MEANING I MAY EARN COMPENSATION IF YOU CLICK THROUGH. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO. My family recently received the best kind of dividend. He’s small in size and already has made a huge impact on our lives. Our family of three has become four, as we welcomed … Continue reading "New Baby!'! How To Save Money on Child Expenses" The post New Baby!'! ...
Posted: Nov 16 2017 @ 6:40 AM
This post is going to be short and sweet. I have two Winning Moves to share with you,  both which allowed me to stop giving interest free loans and in turn, earn additional returns on my savings. Since we recently walked through some advantages of financial independence here and here, I thought it was time … Continue reading "Stop Giving Interest Free Loans" The post Stop Giving Interest Free Loans appeared ...
Posted: Nov 09 2017 @ 6:50 AM
There are a whole bunch of bloggers talking about their biggest financial mistakes on the magnificent web of information. I think this is a fantastic exercise because we can learn so much from these errors. Since you are reading Winning Personal Finance, I of course haven’t made any mistakes (cough cough). Luckily, I’ve avoided some … Continue reading "My 7 Most Regrettable Financial Decisions" The post My 7 Most Regrettable Financial ...
Posted: Nov 02 2017 @ 6:10 AM
One of the responses I received from “How Much Do You Need to Retire?” was that chasing financial independence is about making sacrifices. The logic behind this comment was that anything you save today is a “sacrifice” because you are not spending that money. I have a different view. Chasing financial independence is not about … Continue reading "Chasing Financial Independence is NOT About Sacrifice" The post Chasing Financial Independence is ...
Posted: Oct 26 2017 @ 7:00 AM
To explain why I think financial independence leads to less stress and more happiness, let me tell you a brief story. One day at work my boss called me into an unscheduled meeting: Boss: “Jason, we are going to have to let go you. The company has decided to go in a different direction.” HR … Continue reading "Less Stress and More Happiness" The post Less Stress and More Happiness appeared ...
Posted: Oct 19 2017 @ 6:00 AM
        3-Year-Old Son: Daddy, can you play trains with me? Me: I’m sorry, I can’t play right now, I need to go to work. 3-Year-Old Son: [Sad Face] Me: One day, I’ll have enough money that I won’t have to work. 3-Year-Old Son: And then you can stay home and play with … Continue reading "How Much Do You Need to Retire? / What is the Formula ...
Posted: Oct 12 2017 @ 7:00 AM


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