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Jon Sharpe

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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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For those of you still in the working world, which phrase do you hear most often? “Thank god it’s Friday!”, “Can I retire yet?”, or the classic response to “How was your weekend?”, “Too short!” I bet it’s hard to say which one because you hear them all so much. Why do so many people […] The post Why Your Job Stinks appeared first on Be Net Worthy. ...
Posted: Nov 15 2018 @ 7:00 AM
With gift giving season sneaking up fast, here’s a list of gifts to give you some inspiration. The gifts for raising financially savvy children are perennial classics. It’s funny how the good ones don’t seem to change. This year I’ve added a few new categories. Gifts for the financially savvy adult in your life as […] The post 2018 Holiday Gift Guide appeared first on Be Net Worthy. ...
Posted: Nov 12 2018 @ 7:00 AM
With only two months left in the year, it’s time to take a look at your finances to see if you can make any last-minute tax moves. With the 2017 tax changes, few people will be itemizing their deductions, so it makes the other tax moves you make that much more important. If you want […] The post Six Year-End Tax Moves to Save You Thousands appeared first on Be Net ...
Posted: Nov 08 2018 @ 7:00 AM
If you work for a large employer, it’s likely that you’re right in the middle of benefits enrollment season. Ours started in mid-October and runs through mid-November each year. It’s the one time of year when you can change your benefit elections without requiring a “significant life event” to have occurred. A “significant life event” […] The post Three Steps to Crush Benefits Enrollment Season appeared first on Be Net Worthy. ...
Posted: Nov 05 2018 @ 7:00 AM
Thank you for signing up for the Be Net Worthy newsletter, your subscription is confirmed! You’ll now receive updates whenever a new article is posted to the website. I hope you find the articles interesting, informative, and most of all useful. Shoot me a note if you would like me to cover a specific topic […] The post Newsletter Confirmation appeared first on Be Net Worthy. ...
Posted: Nov 04 2018 @ 5:46 PM
The fundamental principles involved in achieving financial independence have been known since at least Babylonian times (The Richest Man in Babylon). Financial advisors and others in the financial services industry, however, would like you to believe that it is too complicated for regular people to understand. This is how they make their living. Unfortunately for […] The post Simple Financial Independence Math appeared first on Be Net Worthy. ...
Posted: Nov 01 2018 @ 6:00 AM
When you are growing up, adults are always offering advice to try and keep you safe. Do this. Don’t do that. They’re generally looking out for your best interests and are trying to help. In elementary school, it revolves around physical safety. In high school, it revolves around social safety and driving and that continues […] The post The Scariest Financial Advice I Ever Received appeared first on Be Net Worthy. ...
Posted: Oct 29 2018 @ 6:00 AM
If you follow personal finance blogs for any length of time, you’re bound to come across articles talking about credit card churning. As a regular credit card user, this immediately brings several questions to mind. What the heck is credit card churning? Is it right for me? If so, how should I proceed? Let’s take […] The post Credit Card Churning for Busy Professionals appeared first on Be Net Worthy. ...
Posted: Oct 25 2018 @ 6:00 AM
If you’ve been lurking around personal finance sites for a while or if you’ve ever worked with a financial advisor, you may have come across the term, “investment policy statement.” You may also have seen it called an “investing policy statement” or even an “investor policy statement.” They’re really all the same thing. As for me, I […] The post Your Financial Roadmap – An Investor Policy Statement appeared first on Be Net ...
Posted: Oct 22 2018 @ 6:00 AM
As U.S. companies continue to cut back on traditional retirement benefits and pension plans, the 401k has become the primary retirement vehicle for most corporate employees. And even these plans have started to disappear or become less-generous. So, if you are one of the lucky ones who still have access to a 401k plan, you’ll […] The post 5 Steps to Maximize Your 401k Plan appeared first on Be Net Worthy. ...
Posted: Oct 18 2018 @ 6:00 AM


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