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JP Livingston

Blog Info

Name:
The Money Habit
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Early Retirement, Investing
Start Year:
2016

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Net worth:
$2,250,000.00
Location:
New York, New York, United States
Age:
20s
Race:
Unspecified
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
RETIRED
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Latest Blog Posts

Landing a job is a completely different skill set than performing well in it. If you have what it takes to perform a job well but don’t know how to find and land it, this is for you.   Good At Job Search vs. Good At Job   Picture this. You’ve been clocking in the The post How To Land Your Dream Job appeared first on The Money Habit. ...
Posted: Jun 12 2018 @ 5:42 PM
Charles Schwab interviewed 1,000 Americans about their views on money. Here are the most interesting insights.   I’m always interested in others’ views about money, and Charles Schwab’s annual survey – Modern Wealth Index – has quite a few insights into the subject.   It Takes Over $2 Million To Be Considered Wealthy   What The post How Much Does It Take To Be Wealthy in America? appeared first on The ...
Posted: May 29 2018 @ 12:44 PM
Establishing your own proprietary income streams can speed your financial progress. Here are a few ideas to build your own income streams through side projects, as well as which side projects are more lucrative.   If you’ve spent any amount of time reading personal finance blogs, you’ve probably come across the concept of a side The post Building Your Own Income Streams: Passive or Active Side Hustle? appeared first on The ...
Posted: May 22 2018 @ 1:25 PM
This one question will help you to be happier with your spending decisions, from identifying where you can save money to making peace with big splurges that break out of your usual frugal patterns.   As many of you know, the Money Habit household welcomed an extra member a few months ago. Money Habit Jr. The post Understanding Your Spending: Problem or Expense? appeared first on The Money Habit. ...
Posted: May 15 2018 @ 12:41 PM
Worried that maxing out your retirement accounts will not leave you enough on before 59 1/2? Here are all the penalty-free ways to draw money from your IRA that make it almost always the right move to still max out your retirement accounts.   Over the past year and a half, I’ve gotten all sorts The post Why You Should Always Max Out Your Retirement Accounts – Squashing Your Fears appeared ...
Posted: May 02 2018 @ 12:02 PM
Worried that maxing out your retirement accounts will not leave you enough on before 59 1/2? Here are all the penalty-free ways to draw money from your IRA that make it almost always the right move to still max out your retirement accounts.   Over the past year and a half, I’ve gotten all sorts The post How Much To Contribute to Your 401K and IRA vs Savings appeared first on ...
Posted: May 02 2018 @ 12:02 PM
The fastest-growing roles also happen to be some of the highest-paying in 2018, and one sector dominates the map. Here is the way the wind is blowing if you’re considering a career change or coaching your college-bound kids on a future career.   While I have no intention of working a traditional job in the The post Job Trends: Fastest-Growing, High-Paying Jobs in 2018 appeared first on The Money Habit. ...
Posted: Apr 17 2018 @ 12:58 PM
Our guest poster shares how he manages to take half a dozen trips a year and maintain his savings rate of 50%+.    Today’s guest post is written by Brandon, a reader of the blog and an active but frugal traveler. In the past year he has taken half a dozen trips including Hawaii, Italy, The post Frugal Tips for Seeing the World appeared first on The Money Habit. ...
Posted: Apr 10 2018 @ 12:07 PM
A collection of “nice to know” tips from former employees in all corners of retail. How stores price, which generics are manufactured at the same place as brand name products, and more.   There is no substitute for experience, and today’s post is about leveraging the experience of experts in the retail industry: their former The post Better Deals: Secrets From Former Employees All Across Retail appeared first on The Money ...
Posted: Apr 03 2018 @ 1:47 PM
Many experts and target date funds suggest a 20-30%+ allocation to international investments. But is this actually a wise move' Here’s what the data says about it, and how to get the most bang for your buck in pursuing an international strategy (hint: it’s not the typical global index).   If you examine any target The post Should You Have International Stocks In Your Portfolio' A Data-Based Answer appeared first on ...
Posted: Mar 27 2018 @ 1:47 PM

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