How To Retire Early with Mr. Money Mustache

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No one wants to work forever and retirement at 65 isn’t good enough. Early retirement is the goal. If you want to learn how to retire early, keep reading.

How to Reduce Taxable Income With Advanced IRA Strategies

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Taxes are a big expense for most of us but there are plenty of ways to save. We’ll show you how to reduce your taxable income legally.

Go Fire Yourself: How to Quit a Job Like a Professional

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Even if you hate your job, you don’t want to burn bridges when you leave. It’s important to know how to quit a job without making enemies. 

Ally Invest Review: Low-Cost Products Paired with Commission-Free Trades

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I’m sure you’d agree that Ally has grown into a major player in the financial services industry. They’re praised for their low-cost products and commission-free trading. But is Ally Invest worthwhile compared to other online brokers? This Ally Invest review examines who they are, what they’re selling, and whether you should open an account.

Are We Loving Our Kids Too Much? with Adam Carroll

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You might think there is no such thing as loving your children too much but helicopter parenting can detrimentally impact a child’s entire life.

Saving for College: Which Strategy is Best for You?


Parenthood. Nothing in this world prepares you for it. You can read all the books on saving for college, check out all the blogs, and google until your fingers are numb. Today we examine your best options for saving for college.

Understanding The 457(b) Retirement Account in a Hurry


Today we’re going to be talking about the Jean Claude Van Damme of retirement accounts- the 457(b) (also called the 457). The 457(b) is a flexible retirement vehicle that allows penalty-free early withdrawals, along with some pretty great catch-up options. Much like Jean Claude Van Damme, the 457 kicks some serious ass, but it’s not for everyone.

Personal Money Horror Stories

"Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality." —Edgar Allan Poe

It’s Halloween and nothing is more frightening than money horror stories. Close the blinds, turn off the lights, light and candle and prepare to be scared.

UGMA vs UTMA Accounts: Not Limited to Only College Savings


What if your child doesn’t go to college? You may not want to pay taxes and penalty on savings you’ll never use. A UGMA or UTMA account may be the answer.

The Best Free Tax Software: Options for Both Simple and Complex Filings


Between paying and preparing taxes, I’m not sure which is worse. With so many choices showing up on a simple “free tax software” Google search, even picking your software is challenging. But worry not. We reviewed the top contenders and are comparing them all right here to find the best free tax software.

Turnkey Real Estate Investing: Grasp the Fundamentals Before You Start

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I’m sure you’d agree when I say there’s plenty of real estate investment options available these days. The question now becomes what kind of real estate investor do you want to be? What if you don’t want the associated hassles of being a landlord? Enter turnkey real estate.

The Yield Curve Is Inverted And It’s Okay

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We’ve talked about bonds before but mostly just the basics. Now we feel like the time is right to go a bit deeper. We’re going to talk about yield curve.

The CD Ladder: An Easy, Reliable Way to Grow Your Savings

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A healthy savings account should be a pillar of your personal finance toolbox. But letting your money sit around for a rainy day can be frustrating. That’s why we’re always looking for ways to keep our money working for us. CD ladders are an easy way to get a return on your savings without sacrificing security.

Acorns vs Stash: Two Micro-Investing Apps Go Head-to-Head

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With so many investment products available, the decision can feel overwhelming. Whose fees are lower? What are your options? What’s the minimum deposit requirement? What’s micro-investing?! In this Acorns vs Stash article, we’re going to look at which company is the better choice for you.

TaxSlayer Review: Does Its Reduced Pricing Slay the Competition?


In the world of tax software, there are many options. But with something as potentially intimidating as taxes, a lot of people just assume that pricier is better. But what if pricier is just pricier? Today we find out in our TaxSlayer review.

YieldStreet Review: Are Alternative Investments for You?

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Is alternative investing all it’s cracked up to be? Our YieldStreet review breaks down their platform so you can decide if it’s worth your time and money.

5 Question From You: Timeshares, F**k You Money, and Peer To Peer Lending


Today we have 5 questions about timeshares, peer to peer lending, f**k you money, buying rental property, and what to do with a million-dollar inheritance.

How to Use the Roth Conversion Ladder Like a Hero

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Today we’re going to learn about the power of the Roth conversion ladder using a combination of personal finance words and poorly constructed metaphors. Should be a good time.

Credit Cards For People With No Credit

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A credit card can be a great tool. But when you don’t have a credit history, it’s hard to get one. These are the 6 best credit cards for people with no credit.

A Coverdell Education Savings Account: Fund Yours with Tax-Free Money

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If you have kids who may go to college someday, chances are that you have at least heard of a 529 College Savings Plan. But sometimes in the same breath, you may have also heard of something called a Coverdell Education Savings Account. What’s that all about?

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