Are you afraid of retirement?

June 12, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  I am 33 years old and  can’t wait until my retirement.  Almost on a monthly basis I look at my employer’s retirement calculator to make sure I’m still on the track to retire at 61 years old.  I look at the contribution amounts into my retirement fund, I look at my employers […]

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The New Elite: Inside the Minds of the Truly Wealthy

June 12, 2014

Hi All, History has cycled back and forth regarding public views of the wealthy.  In some eras they are vilified and demonized, in others they are worshiped or are viewed as having special powers (higher intelligence, better judgement, etc).  The current atmosphere is no exception – with policy pronouncements and media depictions titling towards demonizing […]

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What’s in Your Spam Box?

June 11, 2014

Your spam box is the trash can of the virtual world, it’s where emails go to die.  Usually people don’t give their spam box a second look because it’s the spot where your mail service sends unwanted notes from people who are soliciting money…and other things.  But surprisingly this past week I found some rather […]

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How will starting a business impact your relationship?

June 9, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Are you thinking about starting a business?  If you are there are several things you need to consider such as how will your income flow, how will your money habits change and how will your new business affect your relationship? David Ning from Money Ning sat down with us to discuss his […]

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Weekly roundup: Sports, boyfriends and Formula One

June 6, 2014

Good morning Dinks and Happy Friday.  I hope you all have great plans this weekend.  I have been laying flat for three days because I hurt my back earlier this week.  I will be taking it easy this weekend (and probably won’t leave my apartment) while Nick will be out at the Formula One race. […]

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Will there always be upper class?

June 5, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  If there is always a gap in wages will there always be a difference in classes?  Well yes, classes will always exist in society but only if people let money come between them.  Money didn’t create classes, people created classes.  Having more money than someone doesn’t make us better than them, or […]

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Tips for Setting Financial Goals with Your Spouse

June 4, 2014

Communication is a vital part of our relationships. Some feel being able to speak with your spouse about any subject is a sign of trust and healthy marriage. However, certain subjects tend to be more sensitive and cause more concern. This includes money, which is a common challenge for different couples. Families of all income […]

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Buy a Home and be Free From Broke

June 4, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Are you thinking of buying a home?  Our friend Glenn at Free From Broke sat down with us to answer questions about how he and his wife bought their first home together. Buying a house can be a big commitment, but it can also be very stressful.  If you plan ahead you […]

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How to Select A Good Mutual Fund

June 2, 2014

Hi All, Mutual funds can be a great way for individual investors to build wealth. That said, there is a veritable sea of content on the internet about mutual funds – much of varying quality. So, if you’re interested in learning how to buy mutual funds and don’t want to invest a lot of time […]

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