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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Venus and Mars and Your Relationship

June 2, 2014

They say that men are from Mars and women are from Venus.  I admittedly haven’t read the book, but I do fully understand the concept.  Nick and I have been together for almost fifteen years and I would like to think that we have a lot of things in common.  However I can’t help but […]

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How Owning 22 Rental Properties Can Retire You Faster Than $1M in a 401K

June 1, 2014

Hi All, As part of our ongoing mission to bring you the best and freshest content on the interwebs, you might consider checking out Stephen Davis’ piece on real estate investing. Its a great little outline on how you can accelerate your retirement wealth building using a snowball real estate strategy. There is a lot […]

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Weekly roundup: Post Memorial Day Memories

May 30, 2014

Good morning Dinks and happy last Friday in May. I hope you all had a great Memorial Day and now we can officially start enjoying our summer.  Some people think July 4th kicks off the summer but I think it’s Memorial Day.  Just think about it for a second. Memorial Day is the first time […]

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Sandy from Yes I Am Cheap tells it like it is

May 29, 2014

I wrote an article a few years ago entitled, “Don’t Have Kids If You Can’t Afford Them”.  I knew telling people to hold off on having kids until they were more financially stable was a touchy subject, but I wasn’t prepared for the volume of comments that the article received – both good and bad.  […]

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