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Jacob and Vanessa

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Name:
Cash Cow Couple
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Money, Investing, Financial Planning
Start Year:
2013

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Location:
Lubbock, Texas, United States
Age:
20s
Race:
Unspecified
Gender:
Team
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Professor
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Latest Blog Posts

My recent saving rate tutorial has me thinking deeply about the intimate relationship between spending and saving. Over the last several years, a significant portion of my writing has explored the importance of healthy savings in building wealth and creating financial flexibility. I’ve written thousands of words detailing the intricacies of our lifestyle and the myriad of ways … Spending Rate vs Saving Rate: Which Should You Prioritize?Read More » The post Spending ...
Posted: Nov 12 2018 @ 1:47 PM
Your personal saving rate is an important financial calculation, providing valuable information about how you choose to spend or save your income. Furthermore, your personal saving rate is one of the most important factors in determining how long it will take to achieve financial freedom. Although the average saving rate in America hovers around 5%, our … Calculate Your Personal Saving Rate Using This Free ToolRead More » The post Calculate ...
Posted: Nov 02 2018 @ 4:41 PM
Your personal savings rate is an important financial calculation, providing valuable information about how you choose to spend or save your income. Furthermore, your personal savings rate is one of the most important factors in determining how long it will take to achieve financial freedom. Although the average savings rate in America hovers around 5%, our … Calculate Your Personal Savings Rate Using This Free ToolRead More » The post Calculate ...
Posted: Nov 02 2018 @ 4:41 PM
I received an email yesterday from a fellow deal-hunter about GroceryPass, which is a new grocery discount service scheduled to launch this summer. Here’s how it works: You pay $10/month to GroceryPass. You receive $20/month to spend at any grocery store (at any time). The service is not yet live, but they have a waitlist that … GroceryPass Promises $120/Year in Free GroceriesRead More » The post GroceryPass Promises $120/Year in ...
Posted: Jul 03 2018 @ 9:00 AM
The best way to achieve your financial goals is to set SMART goals. SMART goals are specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and timely. We are going to be looking at three SMART financial goals to set in 2018, courtesy of Scottsdale bankruptcy attorneys. The SMART methodology can be used for any goal that you wish to … Staying Financially Fit in 2018Read More » The post Staying Financially Fit in 2018 ...
Posted: May 25 2018 @ 10:00 AM
March 2018 update: Wealthfront currently offers Cash Cow readers their first $15,000 managed free. That offer will be reduced to $5,000 beginning on 4/1/18. If you have any interest in Wealthfront as a comprehensive investment solution, I would suggest creating a free account by 3/31/18 to guarantee the $15,000 free management offer for life. You … Wealthfront Review 2018 | $15,000 Free Management Offer Ends 3/31/18Read More » The post ...
Posted: Mar 29 2018 @ 4:40 PM
Vanessa and I recently published a detailed account of our minimalist lifestyle, explaining how and why we lived on less than $1,000 per month in our first year of marriage. In the discussion section at the end, I explain how our lifestyle decisions have allowed us to save more than 80% of our income each year … We Achieved Financial Freedom in 5 Years. You Can Too.Read More » The post ...
Posted: Mar 21 2018 @ 9:16 PM
I was recently reading through a few online forums and stumbled across a thread discussing high-yield savings accounts. There were several users claiming to have found a true 5% savings account with FDIC insurance. With interest rates so low, I was a bit skeptical. Vanessa and I have already established banking accounts at Discover Bank, … You Can Still Earn 5% Interest from Your Savings AccountRead More » The post ...
Posted: Mar 13 2018 @ 8:39 PM
After our engagement in late 2012, Vanessa and I began evaluating our individual possessions and spending habits to prepare our finances for marriage. After much discussion, we decided to combine every aspect of our financial lives. All of our existing debt, all of our possessions, and all future income would be managed jointly. We discussed the … Minimalist Living: How to Thrive on $1,000/MonthRead More » The post Minimalist Living: How ...
Posted: Mar 06 2018 @ 4:23 PM
From a young age, most individuals are instructed to get an education and then a job. After landing a solid job, the recommendation is to save a small percentage of each paycheck for 40+ years until retirement. The underlying assumption is that we should all follow the same linear path from elementary school until death, spending the … Financial Freedom: What Does it Mean to You'Read More » The post Financial Freedom: ...
Posted: Feb 05 2018 @ 6:38 PM

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