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Life Zemplified
Early Retirement, Wellness
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Northville, Michigan, United States
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun You may already know that when you reach the age of 70 ½ you are required by the IRS to start taking Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) from IRAs, 401(k)s and other retirement accounts. But you also need to know about RMDs as they may come into play when you inherit an IRA or Qualified Retirement Plan (401k, 403b, etc.) no matter what ...
Posted: Feb 19 2018 @ 5:44 AM
Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun Last week my husband and I were on a work trip in San Diego. We headed out a couple of days early to escape the monotony of our days in a cube and flee the Michigan winter. California did not disappoint and we enjoyed a week of warmth and sunshine On our first full day in California, we cruised up the coast taking ...
Posted: Feb 12 2018 @ 5:44 AM
Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun Most of us dream about financial freedom, but we may have a wrong concept regarding it. Many think achieving financial independence requires sacrificing, living a miser life, and depriving yourself. But, the truth is, while committing to financial independence requires making specific tradeoffs, you can reach it even after living a life of indulgence. Today’s post is contributed by Amy Nickson, a passionate writer ...
Posted: Feb 02 2018 @ 5:44 PM
Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun Sponsored Post When we decided to sell our sexy Jeep Wrangler in favor of having sexier finances we knew we needed to do a bit of homework and preparation before slapping up the for sale signs. Getting top dollar when selling your used car isn't complicated, but it does require some work. I've outlined some easy to follow tips for you below. Prep Your Car ...
Posted: Jan 27 2018 @ 10:44 AM
Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun Going from broke to wealthy requires earning and saving money no doubt. But it also requires a certain mindset and particular courses of action to increase financial health. In fact, according to current millionaires, specific behaviors, activities, and choices, are incredibly important on the quest for wealth accumulation and desire to achieve financial independence. The Millionaire Roundtable is a small group of current ...
Posted: Jan 22 2018 @ 10:44 AM
Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun Today I've got some intriguing financial statistics you may find enlightening, laughable, or perhaps even a bit sad or puzzling. They come from the Statistic Brain Research Institute, which strives to provide "accurate and timely statistics...to educate, assist, and sometimes entertain." “I only believe in statistics that I doctored myself” ~ Winston S. Churchill Occasionally I visit their site when researching for an article ...
Posted: Jan 19 2018 @ 7:44 PM
Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun When we tire of chasing the so-called American Dream and begin seeking financial independence we often look at how we can cut our spending, to increase savings, start investing or pay off debt. This usually results in making some sacrifices. Some short-term and some for the long-term. But before you go determining your budget, be sure to consider your values. There are varying ...
Posted: Jan 15 2018 @ 2:44 PM
Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun There are many savings and no spend challenges available on the internet to help you reign in your spending, get out of debt, build an emergency fund, and up your game to reach financial independence. Check these out for example: - David's, Zero Day Challenge - Jaime's, 52 Week Money Challenge - Nicole's, Fun Saving Money Challenges for 2018 These challenges can motivate you and give guidance where ...
Posted: Jan 12 2018 @ 9:30 AM
Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun You want to eat healthier foods but you struggle to believe good food can taste great. In the article below - published on Guyvorce.com - I share easy steps to master meal prep and create delicious healthy meals. Healthy Eating Hacks Food fuels your body and your brain. It has a dramatic impact on how you look, feel, and age. Who you are tomorrow, next month, ...
Posted: Jan 08 2018 @ 5:41 PM
Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun Year after year, people make at least one of these most popular new years resolutions listed below. But more than 80% of the good intentions made for the new year will be forgotten by the end of January. And yes, I know this from experience not just because I read it somewhere else. Lose Weight and Get Fit Learn Something New Eat Healthier and Diet Get ...
Posted: Dec 29 2017 @ 4:59 PM


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