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May 2020 Net Worth Report

This month’s net worth is $14,439.40! Last month it was $9,589.13 which means we increased our net worth by 41%! God I hope I calculated that percentage correctly… Fancy chart below: This Month Assets: Savings: $2,753.67 401(k): $5,559.81 Matthew IRA: $28,820.92 Brittney IRA: $1,124.30 Brittney Taxable: $49.36 HSA: $1,290.34 Peer-to-Peer Lending: $37.92 Rings: $1,700 Primary

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Throwback Thursday – May 2020

Throwback Thursday is a series where I share older (6+ months) personal finance posts. Why the world of personal finance needs more politics – This piece from Helaine Olen makes a case for the connection between personal finance and politics. I’ve read this one a few times already, and now I’m kicking myself for not

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How to Pick a Winning Short-Term Rental Property Investment

If you’re looking into investing in rental property, there are some important points you should consider first. Taking time to think through some essential details can help you make a good investment decision and make your first short-term rental property investment a winning one. Keep reading to find out what you could be considering while

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How to Build a Robust Emergency Fund

Saving your money is an essential skill for thriving in life. It’s something many of us learn as children but don’t really master for quite some time after. There’s no shame in not fully understanding all the ins and outs of saving, especially when you’re first starting out and haven’t had much experience controlling your

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What Millennials Should Know About Social Security and Benefits

Most millennials think social security is an issue they won’t have to worry about for many years to come, but understanding the system is critical to their future. For many, it seems like a confusing topic to comprehend. However, that comprehension is important in obtaining the best possible outcome. Here are some of the things

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How Much Does Even A Minor Car Accident Cost People?

Unfortunately, car crashes occur all the time. Chances are you’ve been in, or at least seen one. Sadly, most crashes are preventable. They are caused by distracted driving, drunk driving, use of phones, speeding, and other reckless behaviors. Even if the accident is only a minor one, it can still end up costing those involved

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