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Jon Sharpe

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Be Net Worthy
General Finance
Investing, Early Retirement/FIRE
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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Updated November 2017 For those of you working for large employers, it’s that time of year again – annual benefits enrollment time – wahoo! The one time of year when you can take a look at what benefits are being offered, see what’s new and try to figure out what you need. Unless you have […] The post The Best Retirement Account You Didn’t Know You Had appeared first on Be ...
Posted: Nov 01 2017 @ 2:00 PM
With 2016 over, it’s time to look back and see how I did for the year. This is the second post in the series where I focus on how my investment portfolio performed (to see how I did on income and expenses, check out my 2016 Financial Performance Summary). While I track my portfolio on a […] The post 2016 Full Year Investment Portfolio Review appeared first on Be Net Worthy. ...
Posted: Jan 24 2017 @ 5:45 PM
With January already halfway behind us, it’s time to fire up Quicken and figure out how I did in 2016, and my suggestion to you is that you do the same! I’m going to break my 2016 performance summary out into two posts. This post will be focused on cash flow and net worth. I’ll do […] The post 2016 Financial Performance Summary appeared first on Be Net Worthy. ...
Posted: Jan 20 2017 @ 5:30 PM
According to Charity Navigator, Americans gave over $370 billion to charitable causes in 2015. That’s a lot of money, and not only was it a lot of money, but it was a lot of people too. The vast majority came from individuals, with over 95% of American households donating in some way. Given that statistic, […] The post Are You Giving Wisely' appeared first on Be Net Worthy. ...
Posted: Jan 17 2017 @ 4:00 PM
If you read enough personal finance blogs, you’ll notice that many contain a blogroll or other list of recommended blogs somewhere on their site. Almost exclusively, those lists were created by the blog owner and reflect his or her personal tastes and preferences. So, I thought it would be interesting to take a different spin […] The post Recommended Personal Finance Blogs appeared first on Be Net Worthy. ...
Posted: Jan 12 2017 @ 4:00 PM
It seems like there are hacks for everything these days. There are life hacks, cooking hacks, weight loss hacks, etc… But what really is a hack' It’s defined as a technique or a strategy to make your life easier or more efficient. So I was thinking the other day about financial hacks. What am I doing that […] The post The Easiest Financial Hack You’re Not Using appeared first on Be Net Worthy. ...
Posted: Jan 10 2017 @ 4:00 PM
How well did you manage your finances in 2016' The stock market closed at record highs and interest rates were down at record lows. That’s good stuff, right' But, if you’re being honest, that was out of your control so you can’t really take credit for that! What about the things that you did have […] The post 2016 Financial Quiz: How Do You Score' appeared first on Be Net Worthy. ...
Posted: Jan 03 2017 @ 4:00 PM
Today’s post comes from ESI over at ESI Money. He’s a retired former executive who writes about achieving financial independence by focusing on earning, saving and investing – hence ESI. He’s here today to talk about how focusing on your career could be worth millions. The advice is solid and with New Year’s around the […] The post Three Career Resolutions to Make You Millions appeared first on Be Net Worthy. ...
Posted: Dec 28 2016 @ 4:00 PM
With the end of the year almost upon us, it’s a good time to reflect on 2016. Since my inaugural post in July of this year, I’ve put out just about fifty articles. With that in mind, I thought it would be an instructive exercise to recap the top 10 most popular Be Net Worthy […] The post The Best of 2016: My 10 Most Popular Articles of the Year appeared ...
Posted: Dec 26 2016 @ 4:00 PM
With Christmas and Hanukkah both hitting this weekend, I think it’s fair to say that the holidays are in full swing! In the spirit of the season, I’m wondering if you’ll humor me as I channel my inner Santa. Don’t worry, I’m not going to subject you to a picture of me in a Santa […] The post Making A List And Checking It Twice… appeared first on Be Net Worthy. ...
Posted: Dec 23 2016 @ 1:35 AM


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