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Risk Less and Prosper-Is Conventional Investing Wisdom Wrong?

By in Advanced Investing, Asset Allocation, Bond, Economics, Investing, Money Management, Retirement, Saving | 13 comments

Investing Strategy for Inflation and Asset Protection “Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.” Sam Ewing (Brainyquote.com) Zvi Bodie and Rachelle Taqqu authored the revolutionary Risk Less and Prosper book about life cycle investing. This book flips conventional investing...

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25 Ways to Make Extra Money

25 Ways to Make Extra Money

By in Links, Make Money, Saving, Tips | 36 comments

& Side Hustle Round up I was inspired by this vintage  CNNMoney Side Hustle Series to discuss ways folks are adding to their income. In addition to ways to make extra cash, it seems my readers are really interested in “How to Get Rich,” as illustrated by the popularity of this Secrets of the Super Rich article. The ways to make extra cash are only...

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Help, I Have No Money; Cash Management for New College Grads

Help, I Have No Money; Cash Management for New College Grads

By in Debt, Money Management, Personal Finance, Saving | 21 comments

“Aura would like you to know she is having a very hard time.” Tiny Furniture the movie.  Life is particularly challenging for new college graduates. Take a few positive steps and you can make it better. By practicing how to live within your income from the beginning of your working life, you increase your chances for financial success and wealth. The...

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Fidelity’s Retirement Saving Guidelines

Fidelity’s Retirement Saving Guidelines

By in Retirement, Saving | 25 comments

Are You on Track with your Retirement Savings? Several years ago, Fidelity made a splash with cold hard retirement numbers. The discount brokerage powerhouse told savers and investors exactly how much they needed to save for retirement at each age milestone. For example: By age 35, you need the the equivalent of one year’s salary saved. So if you make $55,000...

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