cFIREism Review

Do you know what a FIRE seeker is? No, it is not somebody that tries to track down flames! It stands for Financial Independence and Retire Early. Very few people, as hard as they try, are ever able to achieve this. This is because they do not really plan. Last week I mentioned my goal of becoming financially independent by the next 20 years. I’m 25 now so I would be shooting for 45. It’s...

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FIRECalc Review

Want to retire? I’m sure we all want to stop working at some point but according to CNBC, 81% of Americans have no idea how much they need to retire. What’s worse, is that nearly 1 in 3 Americans have no retirement savings which keeps them trapped in the workplace for extended years. If you don’t want to be stuck working until you’re 80, you have to think about retirement, investing...

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How Young Should you Start Saving for Retirement?

The more time that your money spends in a retirement account, the more time that it has to compound. This may result in a larger account balance despite only modest contributions during your lifetime. If you are curious as to when you start investing, the answer is that it is never too early to start contributing to an IRA or 401k. Start Developing Good Fiscal Habits at a Young Age The habits that...

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Are You Scared of Retirement?

5 Things I’m Giving Up to Become Debt Free (5)
  Once you pass your childbearing years and move into the empty nest club, you may begin thinking about retirement. But for some, the idea of retirement can produce the emotions of anxiety, depression, and fear just to name a few. Are you scared of retirement? There are several worries that be causing you to be scared of retirement.   Social Security is Not Going to be Enough For years the...

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