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  • Start now!

    October 22, 2019 by

    Someone is sitting in the shade of a tree today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. — Warren Buffett Start now. Don’t think about it. Don’t wait. Don’t check with your spouse or best friend. Don’t stall until payday. Don’t research every angle. Don’t put it off. Don’t procrastinate. Start. And start… Read more

  • How many pay days do you have left?

    February 15, 2020 by

    “Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.” — William Shakespeare from The Merry Wives of Windsor If you’re planning on dying the month after you retire, then there’s no need to read on. But, if you want to actually live and enjoy retirement, this article is for you. Let’s say you’ll retire… Read more

  • Your emergency fund is losing money

    February 8, 2020 by

    Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man. — Ronald Reagan An emergency fund is a pot of money, at least 6 months’ worth of expenses, that you use to end a financial emergency. It stops you going into debt and keeps your… Read more

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