Since Dual Income No Kids is a personal finance blog, I wanted to take a few minutes to share our own personal wealth building journey.  My wife and I sit down every few weeks and review our budget and net worth.   Here is what the figures looked like at the beginning of August 2019.

For those of you who don’t want to read the whole post, here is the story: net worth of $828,000 driven by stocks and real estate.

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pick stocks for maximum profitSince this is a personal finance blog, I thought I’d share some thoughts on picking stocks for maximum profit. This posting is geared for active investors who are interested in taking more risk to get more return. If you’re into passive index fund investing, this isn’t the article for you. [click to continue…]

Should Spouses Be Held Accountable for Business Debt?

We all know (or hopefully know) that marriage is a very serious commitment. You are signing a legal document that comes with a lot more responsibility than just taking care of each other in sickness and in health. This article dives into the topic of debt and whether or not it becomes the spouses debt as well after marriage.

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In case you and your significant other are looking to integrate your finances, here is a great questionnaire I found on Reddit’s personal finance subreddit.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/17106o13FmL59X9S8kgTKk9Zy8ZpFylLvcHf0G1m2l9c/edit

Check it out if you’re interested.

Hat tip: Gonzodamus

Repercussions of Dual Employment

Have you ever been in the situation where you are working more than one job and wondered how it may actually be affecting you? Dual employment has been getting some light shed on it lately and for good reason. Dual employment means exactly it sounds like, when you hold two jobs at the same time and you are on the payroll for each. There are some obvious and not-so-obvious issues regarding dual employment, let’s discuss.

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An honest review of bestow
Life insurance is a confusing subject for most people. From trying to get a policy that fully covers you to trying to even understand what needs coverage, getting insurance can be daunting.

Enter: Bestow life insurance, the latest fintech insurance provider to emerge on the scene.
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nsuring A Property Not Under Your Name

Home insurance is a touchy subject for some. Many don’t even fully understand what is truly covered by their policy. A common question people ask however and can never get an exact answer to is: are you legally allowed to get insurance for a property that is not under your name?

Short answer: yes.

Long answer: keep reading.

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Budgeting can be like dieting. At first you are super enthusiastic and ready to conquer the world, however, after a couple of days you’re pretty checked out and already ate some ice cream. That said, a lot of fitness gurus will say that they don’t diet but rather they live a healthy lifestyle. Well, how do we translate that into budgeting? Having a strong and consistent savings rate.

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