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Should you invest in stocks or real estate? It’s a big question, and there are many, many opinions out there.  While both certainly have their pros and cons, I thought I would give you an idea of exactly why I prefer real estate over stocks.  Of course, investing is different for everyone, and everything depends on your personal goals. But for wealth creation and achieving financial independence, I believe that real estate is the best […]

Welcome to another week of the Women’s Personal Finance Wednesdays roundup. I started this series after months of debate because I wasn’t certain I wanted to up the ante and commit to publishing three posts a week. However, now that I’ve started sharing these posts, I’m so glad I started. There are so many fabulous women writing about personal finance online, and yet there is still a perception that women aren’t good with money, don’t […]

So, you’re considering switching careers. But, unsure, you dither and hesitate. Between the comfortable security of a long-held job and the thrilling uncertainties of starting up in a new field, which could be best for you? It could be that you got a respectable job in a well-known company after graduating from college. You have […] The post Career Change: The Pros And Cons of Switching Careers appeared first on Moneylogue.com.

Unfortunately, there isn’t a miraculous strategy to achieving Financial Independence (unless you win the lottery or inherit lots of moolah). The equation is the same for all, young or old and anyone in between. Decrease your expenses, increase your income and invest the difference between your income and expenses. Add time … and voila, you … Continue reading “How I Transformed My Limiting Beliefs About Money” The post How I Transformed My Limiting Beliefs About […]

The other day, my sister asked me if I spend extravagantly on any specific category. Some people like to spend on shoes. Many others spend loads on restaurants. There’s a millennial hippie trend to spend money on hundreds of houseplants, for some reason. Am I overly-spendy in any category? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Where Do I Overspend? I tried to think about this question for a while, because I definitely USED to spend heavy […]

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A round up of interesting or cool stuff I’ve read. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay FIRE Following on from Finumus‘ declaration that he had found early retirement boring, there’s been plenty of introspection from other bloggers in the past week. Michelle from FIRE and Wide talks about her own experiences of two years of […] The post Wednesday Reads: Early Retirement. Not all it’s cracked up to be? appeared first on Dr FIRE.

After a year of turmoil and chaos, Thanksgiving is right on our doorstep. Many people are unemployed and many more are struggling to make rent every month. Lockdowns are happening again, and small businesses are taking the brunt of it. The economy has a long way to go before it completely recovers. But don’t tell the stock market that. Even with all of this going on, stocks are still going up. Just yesterday the Dow […]

It seems to be all about the battle of Roth IRA vs Traditional IRA these days. There are may strengths and potential weaknesses that each of theses accounts pose for you as an investor. As an important starting point let us qualify the current Roth IRA phaseout limits as well as Traditional IRA deduction income […]

Life insurance is something that we all need. A lot of people assume that life insurance is only for breadwinners and those with children. This is not the case. Life insurance is critical because it makes sure that your loved pens are covered should you pass away. However, working out how much cover you need … The post How Much Life Insurance Cover Do You Need? appeared first on Savings 4 Savvy Mums.

Whenever I brave the wilds of the Reddit Heathen sub-thread, I find I often have to bite my tongue. My inner Vargr wants to challenge people to fights. I know this is not feasible. Then I remember that I am probably taking offense to some 14 year old’s silly comment. I remember that I have … Continue reading Chapter 10; As Father And Teacher The post Chapter 10; As Father And Teacher appeared first on […]

*Disclaimer #2: I am not a professional, and MyMoneyWizard.com is an opinion-based blog. Nothing on this website should be considered financial advice. Hey all! Welcome to the sixth sort-of-monthly reader mailbag. Big thanks to everyone who’s sent in questions. Hope these answers help you out! And yes, that “hope” word choice is me covering for the fact that I was definitely stumped by question #6… 1. A Confession about Personal Finance Podcasts Can you recommend […]

In our last post, we kicked off our two part series of addressing the money tasks you’re avoiding and the steps you can take to make progress. Today, we’re covering four additional areas that you can make headway in your financial life.  4. Open an IRA How many times have you sat down at the dinner table and said to your spouse, “After we eat, let’s open an IRA.” Yeah, probably never. When you actively […]

Investing is necessary to hit nearly every financial goal imaginable, including retirement. Some people are scared of investing, but what you should really be afraid of is the consequence of not investing. There is a huge opportunity cost to sitting on the sideline. For example, take someone who is a diligent saver and put away $10,000 per year from 25 to 65. If that person puts that money in an interest-bearing account, like a savings account, […]