How to Control Your Money

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For those just beginning their journey to financial independence, the first few steps can be scary. Fortunately, there are plenty of personal finance bloggers (myself included) who are willing to help! Nobody should have to take this journey alone, so hop aboard and let’s ride this money train to financial independence.

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I Don’t Contribute to My 401K – Should You?

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For 99% of the population, 401K contributions are a no-brainer. The tax savings, investment growth, and employer match are difficult to make a case against. However, I do not contribute to my 401K. I am in the 1%, but only due to certain, specific conditions.

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Real Estate: From Zero to Financial Independence

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Let me start by saying that real estate is not for everyone. Real estate is much more time-consuming than index fund investing. Additionally, properties need repairs, tenants aren’t always great, and leverage can be scary. … Read More

Vanguard 101

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Welcome to Vanguard 101! This course was built to help new investors get started on Vanguard.com by following a simple, step-by-step guide. In my personal opinion, Vanguard is the best option for new investors looking to grow their wealth. However, the platform can be quite difficult to navigate with no prior experience.… Read More