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The Money Wizard

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Name:
My Money Wizard
Category:
Millennial
Tags:
Frugality/Saving, Early Retirement/FIRE
Start Year:
2016

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Location:
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Age:
20s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Financial Analyst
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Latest Blog Posts

When it comes to tracking your money, the personal finance industry has two clear leaders in the free category. Which leads to one of the most common questions sent across the Money Wizard inbox: Personal Capital vs. Mint? There’s only one way to settle this dispute, and that’s a head to head comparison between the […] The post Personal Capital vs. Mint: The Ultimate Money App Showdown appeared first on My ...
Posted: Apr 17 2018 @ 9:45 AM
Welcome to the second edition of the Financial Freedom Spotlight Series! If you missed Episode 1, these posts are all about highlighting people who fast tracked their freedom. Retiring in your 60s is worth getting some balloons and cutting a cake, but it doesn’t count here. We’re looking at people who made work totally optional […] The post How this Astrophysicist Retired After Working for Just 5 Years [Financial Freedom Spotlight] ...
Posted: Apr 09 2018 @ 9:45 AM
Hey everyone, It’s been a while since we’ve done one of these. Welcome back to the 9th annual* Link-O-Rama! *not actually annual In this series, I share my favorite reads from around the web. These articles will be perfect for fellow millennials seeking financial freedom. Most will revolve around investing, saving money, and early retirement, but like always, I […] The post Link-O-Rama: 9th Edition appeared first on My Money Wizard. ...
Posted: Apr 06 2018 @ 9:45 AM
You may remember that I sort of bought a house recently. You might also remember that I only paid $180,000 for a house originally listed for $225,000. How’d I score a house for 20% off' It’s simple. I didn’t trust my agent. Beware. It’s home buying season. Oh yes, it’s that time of year again… […] The post Save 20% On Your Home Purchase by Selling Your Realtor appeared first on ...
Posted: Mar 26 2018 @ 9:56 AM
Welcome to The Financial Freedom Spotlight Series – the newest feature on MyMoneyWizard.com! My uncreative title might have spoiled the surprise, but this series will look at real stories of real people reaching financial independence. Really! And in the spirit of early retirement, doing it in your 60s doesn’t count! Instead, we’ll be highlighting people […] The post How a Computer Engineer Retired at Age 30 [Financial Freedom Spotlight] appeared first ...
Posted: Mar 19 2018 @ 9:45 AM
Welcome to The Financial Freedom Spotlight Series – the newest feature on MyMoneyWizard.com! My uncreative title might have spoiled the surprise, but this series will look at real stories of real people reaching financial independence. Really! And in the spirit of early retirement, doing it in your 60s doesn’t count! Instead, we’ll be highlighting people […] The post How a Computer Engineer Quit His Job at Age 30 [Financial Freedom Spotlight] ...
Posted: Mar 19 2018 @ 8:45 AM
When I was a kid, I used to love those “Choose Your Own Ending” books. In the books, the plot would occasionally branch off, and you as the reader were asked to make a decision for the main character. Different decisions had you flipping to different pages to continue the story. The beauty of the […] The post Choose Your Money Adventure: The 4 Paths to Financial Independence appeared first on ...
Posted: Feb 26 2018 @ 8:45 AM
Let’s imagine you stumble onto a suitcase bursting at the seams with cash. Hey, isn’t this game fun!' Maybe you’ve got a rich uncle, or your side hustle as a gray market arms dealer just took a lucrative turn. Or maybe, more realistically, you’re like most readers of this site. You’ve started making decent money, […] The post The Correct Order for Investing Your Money appeared first on My Money Wizard. ...
Posted: Feb 20 2018 @ 8:45 AM
Yeah, I’m a month tardy on my New Year’s resolution post. Which can’t be a promising sign for my future goals. But hey, a month late is better than a dollar short, right' Hopefully I won’t be a dollar short. Especially since I’m sitting here pounding out the keyboard on an entire post dedicated to […] The post The Money Wizard’s Achievements, Failures, and Goals for 2018 appeared first on My ...
Posted: Feb 12 2018 @ 8:45 AM
Since I started this blog, I’ve written 115 posts and nearly 150,0000 words. That’s nearly two Harry Potter Books. And I don’t think I’ve ever published anything more controversial than this table: How to Lose Money On Your House (Even After it Doubles in Value)  A little bit of background: About a year and a […] The post Home Equity: The Most Misunderstood Term in Personal Finance appeared first on My ...
Posted: Jan 23 2018 @ 2:45 PM

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