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Amy B

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Life Zemplified
Early Retirement, Wellness
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Northville, Michigan, United States
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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Two months ago I declared a less stuff, less waste challenge. This mindful spending experiment is an effort to not only keep our spending in check - something we've done well at the last couple of years - but to also consciously think about the waste we are creating with any spending we do. And to actively work to reduce this waste. "...I'm going to be more mindful of every purchase ...
Posted: Mar 19 2018 @ 7:23 AM
Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun The post First Step To Success' Believe In Your Beautiful Self appeared first on Life Zemplified. ...
Posted: Mar 07 2018 @ 1:19 PM
Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun Just a quick post today to tell you about Women Who Money, the new personal finance site for women!  My friend Vicki, from Make Smarter Decisions, and I, created the site to help educate women on personal finance topics, improve financial literacy, and give more voice to women in the personal finance space. And while our focus is on women, we welcome the men ...
Posted: Mar 05 2018 @ 8:07 AM
Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun Do you have an idea to explore or a desire to do something but still find yourself procrastinating' Then I challenge you to not only consider what you can accomplish in a year but actually take steps today to start on your way. Life Zemplified is now one year old. When some get to this point, they call it a blog anniversary others ...
Posted: Feb 26 2018 @ 7:08 PM
Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun You may already know that when you reach the age of 70 ½ you are required by the IRS to start taking Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) from IRAs, 401(k)s and other retirement accounts. But you also need to know about RMDs as they may come into play when you inherit an IRA or Qualified Retirement Plan (401k, 403b, etc.) no matter what ...
Posted: Feb 19 2018 @ 5:44 AM
Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun Last week my husband and I were on a work trip in San Diego. We headed out a couple of days early to escape the monotony of our days in a cube and flee the Michigan winter. California did not disappoint and we enjoyed a week of warmth and sunshine On our first full day in California, we cruised up the coast taking ...
Posted: Feb 12 2018 @ 5:44 AM
Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun Most of us dream about financial freedom, but we may have a wrong concept regarding it. Many think achieving financial independence requires sacrificing, living a miser life, and depriving yourself. But, the truth is, while committing to financial independence requires making specific tradeoffs, you can reach it even after living a life of indulgence. Today’s post is contributed by Amy Nickson, a passionate writer ...
Posted: Feb 02 2018 @ 5:44 PM
Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun Sponsored Post When we decided to sell our sexy Jeep Wrangler in favor of having sexier finances we knew we needed to do a bit of homework and preparation before slapping up the for sale signs. Getting top dollar when selling your used car isn't complicated, but it does require some work. I've outlined some easy to follow tips for you below. Prep Your Car ...
Posted: Jan 27 2018 @ 10:44 AM
Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun Going from broke to wealthy requires earning and saving money no doubt. But it also requires a certain mindset and particular courses of action to increase financial health. In fact, according to current millionaires, specific behaviors, activities, and choices, are incredibly important on the quest for wealth accumulation and desire to achieve financial independence. The Millionaire Roundtable is a small group of current ...
Posted: Jan 22 2018 @ 10:44 AM
Life Zemplified - Exploring Finances, Fitness, Food, & Fun Today I've got some intriguing financial statistics you may find enlightening, laughable, or perhaps even a bit sad or puzzling. They come from the Statistic Brain Research Institute, which strives to provide "accurate and timely statistics...to educate, assist, and sometimes entertain." “I only believe in statistics that I doctored myself” ~ Winston S. Churchill Occasionally I visit their site when researching for an article ...
Posted: Jan 19 2018 @ 7:44 PM


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