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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Posted in: Retirement

Get Smart About Retirement Planning

Part of smart financial planning includes preparing for retirement. When you’re already contributing to your retirement accounts, how else can you prepare for a comfortable retirement? Here are a few things to think about as you focus on retirement preparation. Make a plan. The first thing you should do is develop a plan. When do you want to retire? How much can you comfortably live on? How much...

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Posted in: Career and Work, Retirement, Saving Money

Creative Ways to Pay Off Your Student Loans

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Ahh, student loans. If you have them, you’re not alone—40 million other Americans are shouldering an average of $28,400 in student loan debt. But like any debt, too much isn’t a good thing, so paying them off as soon as possible is a worthy goal. Most of us know that the key to paying off any debt faster is to always, always, always pay more than the minimum amount. Any amount over...

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Carnival of Financial Independence, 29th Edition

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Welcome to the 29th edition of the Carnival of Financial Independence, a selection of the best articles related to Financial Independence this week. Thanks to Pauline at Reach Financial Independence for giving us the opportunity to host the carnival again! Photo Credit via Flickr If you would like to be included next week, please submit your post via Blogger Carnivals. If you would like to host for...

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