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How I Convinced My Old Man’s Employer to Reexamine Their SIMPLE IRA Plan

My Old Man is a blue collar guy.  He works with a lot of other blue collar guys.  Some are young, some aren’t, a lot of them have kids, but some don’t.  A few years ago my Old Man convinced … Continue reading

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Money & Marriage

One of the most important things about marriage is being on the same page financially.  You have to share the same financial goals or you will definitely have some major problems.  I am lucky in that my Old Man and … Continue reading

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Crazy about My 401k

During my first week back at work I decided to do something so crazy that I still cannot wrap my head around it.  Despite knowing I still have several thousand dollars of medical bills headed my way, my remodel getting … Continue reading

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Going Oveboard (Part 2)

In my many hours of unnecessary spreadsheet review and number crunching (also known as my idea of fun), I came across a little hidden sheet in my book that I did not recall.  Actually, I came across two such sheets, … Continue reading

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Why I Want to Retire Early

When I as a teenager, I told everyone I was going to retire by age 45 and they laughed.  That’s sort of the ay things go for me.  I dream big and I try really hard to achieve those goals.  … Continue reading

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Financial Goals (Almost Back to Work!)

I have finally picked my start day at work! This means that a regular paycheck is just around the corner, along with all of the other great perks of working. So yesterday I sat down and looked at my assets … Continue reading

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Doing Our Future Selves a Favor

Well, I had a biopsy today because we found a lump. So maybe I’m not cancer free.  But, this lump didn’t change any of my financial plans. Let’s talk for a few minutes about one of the greatest gifts you … Continue reading

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