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Max Your Freedom
General Finance
Early Retirement, Travel
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Dallas, Texas, United States
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)

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Practically everyone is familiar with the role of a Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Most companies will have someone in charge to help manage the organization, and that’s typically the CEO. A CEO is a generalist type of role.  This means they’re involved in all aspects of an organization but leave the expertise or detail management […] The post Do you Manage your Household like a CEO' appeared first on Max Your ...
Posted: Feb 20 2018 @ 6:00 AM
I’m going to take a break from my normal posting schedule this week to ask for your help. The fine folks over at Rockstar Finance continue to find creative ways to engage the personal finance community.  Their latest brainchild is the Rockstar Rumble! It’s basically a blogging contest to find the best personal finance article […] The post I Need your Help! – Rockstar Rumble appeared first on Max Your Freedom. ...
Posted: Feb 13 2018 @ 6:00 AM
I’m guessing there’s a lot more people paying attention to the stock market than we’ve had over the past few years. Market volatility has a tendency to break folks out of their daydreams and yank them back to reality. Having experienced both the 2000 dot-com and 2008 great recession at varying levels of participation, I […] The post How to Handle a Good Old Market Spanking appeared first on Max Your ...
Posted: Feb 06 2018 @ 6:00 AM
We talk a lot about frugality and controlling spending in the personal finance community.  After all, it’s one of the cornerstones of financial health.  But there are some things in life that make sense to spend extra money on. This post is an example of one of those things. We introduced little Max to independent […] The post Splurging on the best bicycle for kids appeared first on Max Your Freedom. ...
Posted: Jan 30 2018 @ 11:00 AM
One of my financial goals for the year is to figure out what to do with my emergency fund.  I’m tired of watching my cash earn next to nothing in a traditional savings account at my bank.  I was determined to eek out as much interest from that cash stash as possible. There are a […] The post Why I’m Parking my Emergency Fund in a CD appeared first on Max ...
Posted: Jan 23 2018 @ 11:00 AM
It shouldn’t comes as a big surprise that I’m all about goal setting.  There’s no better time than the start of a new year to lay out some new financial goals. With no financial plan for the year, your money ends up wearing the pants in the family.  That usually means it will get to […] The post 2018 Financial Goals appeared first on Max Your Freedom. ...
Posted: Jan 16 2018 @ 11:00 AM
Your financial well being is dependent on a number of factors that will determine the success of your household’s finances. Understanding those factors, and keeping a regular pulse on them is critical to maintaining a healthy financial mindset.  This applies whether you’re chasing financial freedom like I am, or simply interested in better managing your […] The post Keeping a Pulse on your Financial Health appeared first on Max Your Freedom. ...
Posted: Jan 09 2018 @ 11:00 AM
Happy New Year! I love the end and beginning of a new year.  It’s a great opportunity to reflect back on accomplishments and challenges, while getting prepared for what may lay ahead. Now that 2017 is behind us, I can update readers on my household’s net worth performance for the year. I decided to begin […] The post 2017 Net Worth Summary appeared first on Max Your Freedom. ...
Posted: Jan 02 2018 @ 11:00 AM
At the start of every year going back almost 15 years now, I’ve laid out a projected expense budget for the Max Your Freedom household.  I attribute much of my financial success over the years to this particular habit. 2017 was no different, with an estimated budget set at $51,000 for the year. In addition […] The post 2017 Actual Expenses + Sankey Bonus appeared first on Max Your Freedom. ...
Posted: Dec 26 2017 @ 11:00 AM
One of the main levers you can pull to achieve financial freedom is the amount of money you earn.  For most people, earning more money requires getting a promotion at work.  Maybe even getting multiple promotions over a career span. Most promotions usually move you up a level in an organization or simply increase your […] The post Are you Sure you Want that Big Promotion' appeared first on Max Your ...
Posted: Dec 19 2017 @ 11:00 AM


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