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Derek Sall

Blog Info

Name:
Life And My Finances
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Debt, Real Estate
Start Year:
2010

Blogger Bio

Location:
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SIK (Single Income, Kids)
Profession:
Financial Analyst

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Latest Blog Posts

An unexpected event happened the other day… An agency reached out to me via email, saying they were interested in buying my site. Their questions were simple. How much does your site earn per month? What would you be willing to let it go for? I didn’t think much of it. I’ve had these emails before and they usually turn into a $5,000 offer, which is just plain ridiculous. Within a day or two, I ...
Posted: Jul 21 2017 @ 3:30 AM
Want to cut your expenses so you can get out of debt? The top 3 most expensive budget items today are your house, your car, and FOOD. If you want to put a dent in your debt, tell your stomach to watch out! It’s time to make a change! 10 Cheap Recipes You Can Make in 15 Minutes or Less! This post has been written by our talented staff writer, Kimberly Studdard. Even ...
Posted: Jul 19 2017 @ 3:30 AM
You paid off your credit cards, student loans, your car. You saved up a solid emergency fund and now you’re investing 15% for your retirement. Holy crap, you’re rocking it!! And now it’s time to start paying off your house! Woot woot!! FYI – If you’re not quite up to this step yet (ie. you still have consumer debt), be sure to use this debt snowball tool for help! And then ...
Posted: Jul 17 2017 @ 3:30 AM
You paid off your credit cards, student loans, your car. You saved up a solid emergency fund and now you’re investing 15% for your retirement. Holy crap, you’re rocking it!! And now it’s time to start paying off your house! Woot woot!! FYI – If you’re not quite up to this step yet (ie. you still have consumer debt), be sure to use this debt snowball tool for help! And then ...
Posted: Jul 17 2017 @ 3:30 AM
  Michelle Schroeder-Gardner has earned more money in just a few years than most people do in their lifetime. And that’s not even the most amazing part. She didn’t earn this pile of money by becoming a doctor or lawyer. She did it by blogging….! I aspire to do the same – and many of my readers do as well – so why not ask one of the most amazing bloggers of ...
Posted: Jul 14 2017 @ 3:30 AM
“Hhhgggrrr,” I grunted as I attempted to fit one more curl into my set. My face was red, I was out of breath, and to be completely honest, I was even a little dizzy… Of course it was at that moment (why is it that opportunities always come when you’re visibly at your worst??) that a guy behind me wanted to get chatty, “So what is it you’re training for?” Somewhat embarrassed, ...
Posted: Jul 12 2017 @ 3:30 AM
The beauty of becoming a reputable blogger is that you can help tons of people with their financial decisions AND you can give them great deals on some fantastic products. The second part…the part where you get an amazing deal…this is one of those times. Wealthsimple is an investment website where you can buy stocks, mutual funds, index funds, etc. And, if you invest with them through this link, you can earn an ...
Posted: Jul 10 2017 @ 3:30 AM
Whoa. June is over already? Time flies when you’re having fun! And let me tell you, blogging has been incredibly fun lately.  Two of my posts have been extremely popular in the personal finance world and continue to drive crazy traffic to my site: How Much Should You Spend on That?, and How The Debt Snowball Really Works (Free Debt Calculator Included!) And, as if that weren’t enough, I was featured on CNBC and Yahoo! ...
Posted: Jul 09 2017 @ 3:30 AM
You just received a $100,000 inheritance (Woot woot!). You want to be smart with it…so buying a Ferrari is out of the question. But should you pay off your mortgage early? Or, should you put the money into the stock market to earn more interest over time? This is the age-old question… Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early? Ask almost any financial advisor and they’ll tell you to put your money into the ...
Posted: Jul 07 2017 @ 3:30 AM
Many people go into retirement as a personal decision to slow down or to attend to other interests – many others are “persuaded” into retirement because of changes in their industry. Irrespective of the reasons why you retired, it is normal to have a nagging feeling that you are quite done with work. Interestingly, available data suggests that many folks have an itching desire to get busy with work again ...
Posted: Jul 07 2017 @ 2:00 AM

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