High Interest Savings Accounts 2018

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Way back in 2007 when this blog was in its first year of existence, I wrote about high-interest savings accounts.  In the early days, I had a large portion of my savings sitting in cash and the interest rates were decent. After the financial crisis in 2008, interest rates dropped to stimulate the economy, which […]

How I Imagine Early Retirement

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How do I imagine early retirement? Cruising in a Ferrari with millions in my pocket. Maybe when I was in my teens.  For those of you who have been following this blog over the years, you’ll probably laugh out loud at the opening statement. As my internet handle indicates, I’m a pretty frugal guy but […]

Financial Checklist to Start the Year (2018)

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This is a checklist that I update and follow at the beginning of every year. Similar to the end of the year tax tips, there are certain financial to-do items to start off the year on a strong note.  Here is the checklist that I use at the beginning of the year. 1. Contribute to your […]