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Jeff

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Name:
Maximum Cents
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Personal Finance, Saving, Investing, Retirement
Start Year:
2017

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Location:
United States
Age:
30s
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Male
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Engineer
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Latest Blog Posts

This is a true story. The other day I was filing my taxes like I normally do using Tax Act. As I began filling out the wage information I noticed that the Federal section estimated that I would owe around $4,500. I figured that this number would go down after I had completed all of […] The post Beware the Underpayment Penalty for Federal Taxes appeared first on Maximum Cents. ...
Posted: Apr 02 2018 @ 7:15 AM
This year I have written several posts about the dangers of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies: New Credit Card Fees for Purchasing Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Warren Buffett on Cryptocurrencies Bitcoin: Anatomy of a Bubble? Should You Speculate in Bitcoin? Bitcoin has continued to plummet in value in 2018. As of 3/15/18 it was down 37% […] The post Bitcoin Traders Unable to Pay Their Tax Bills appeared first on Maximum Cents. ...
Posted: Mar 16 2018 @ 10:22 AM
Over the weekend, Berkshire Hathaway released its 2017 Annual Letter. This is a great free resource to see into the inner workings of one of the most successful corporations in American history. The latest compound annual book value of Berkshire Hathaway from 1965-2017 is listed at 19.1% compared to 9.9% for the S&P 500 during […] The post Berkshire Hathaway 2017 Annual Letter appeared first on Maximum Cents. ...
Posted: Feb 27 2018 @ 7:15 AM
An Online Savings Account is a no-brainer for your Emergency Fund. I have tried a several different Online Savings Accounts over the years and the feature that I value the most is consistency. I don’t want to sign up for an account and then find out that the interest rate was just a teaser. The […] The post Best Online Savings Account Interest Rates – February 2018 appeared first on Maximum ...
Posted: Feb 13 2018 @ 7:00 AM
I must have at least a dozen credit cards that I’ve applied to over the years. Many people do not realize that having a high number of credit cards is actually good for your credit score (assuming that you have a low total utilization). The age of credit card accounts is also factored into your […] The post My Favorite All Around Cash Back Credit Card appeared first on Maximum Cents. ...
Posted: Feb 12 2018 @ 6:15 AM
In the past few months I have written several posts warning about the dangers of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies: Warren Buffett on Cryptocurrencies Bitcoin: Anatomy of a Bubble? Should You Speculate in Bitcoin? Now it has been announced that Visa and Mastercard will be adding new credit card fees for purchasing Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies […] The post New Credit Card Fees for Purchasing Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies appeared first on ...
Posted: Feb 07 2018 @ 6:15 AM
I was recently reading an old post from Sam at Financial Samurai about the Disadvantages of the Roth IRA (very thought compelling). The summary of the post was that the government is pulling a fast one on its citizens with the Roth IRA. They spread fear that a retirees’ taxes may be higher in retirement […] The post People Are Terrible At Predicting The Future appeared first on Maximum Cents. ...
Posted: Feb 05 2018 @ 6:15 AM
Chase is currently offering a promotion of 50,000 Bonus Points for their Sapphire Preferred Credit Card when you spend $4,000 in the first three months of account opening. The first year of the card has no annual fee, then $95 per year after. You are eligible for this promotion if you haven’t had any Sapphire […] The post Chase Sapphire Preferred Credit Card appeared first on Maximum Cents. ...
Posted: Jan 29 2018 @ 6:15 AM
According to a recent survey on USA Today, 16% of Millennials now have at least $100,000 in savings. This is up more than double the number of people from 2015. So much for all the doom and gloom about low savings rates and lack of financial education. However, not everything about these numbers is positive. […] The post Why Are Millennials Saving More? appeared first on Maximum Cents. ...
Posted: Jan 24 2018 @ 6:15 AM
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have become one of the most popular get rich quick schemes in the last year. I have written a couple of posts about the dangers of Bitcoin: Bitcoin: Anatomy of a Bubble? Should You Speculate in Bitcoin? Warren Buffett on Cryptocurrencies Warren Buffett recently gave an interview with CNBC where he […] The post Warren Buffett on Cryptocurrencies appeared first on Maximum Cents. ...
Posted: Jan 15 2018 @ 12:02 AM

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