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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You did what for that cash?!

May 28, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a question, what would you do for money?  Yesterday during our lunch break I was talking with my co-workers about money and what we would do for a large lump sum of cash.  One guy asked the women in the room if they would make out with another […]

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Six Considerations When Investing In Stocks

May 27, 2014

Hi All, You have a lot of choices when it comes to your money. You could buy something fun like a flat-screen TV or a boat, you could remodel your house or you could even take that dream vacation. On the other hand, if you wanted to be a little more practical, you could put […]

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Your joint credit card: A gift or a curse?

May 26, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  This past weekend Nick and I were shopping for household items and when we got to the checkout we had to decide how we were going to pay for our purchases. We could pay debit, credit or cash for our purchases.  We had to decide if we were going to use our […]

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