Retirement

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16 Practical Money Skills to Master Before Retirement

Everyone wants to enjoy a comfortable retirement, but unfortunately, this goal feels out of reach for most people. Individuals approaching retirement can increase their chances of financial stability by working to master practical money skills that will be essential once the working years are in the rearview mirror.  According to a study from early 2021, …

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Top 16 Investments To Avoid In Retirement

Investors nearing retirement have different needs than investors with many years remaining in the workforce. Retiring means losing the regular paycheck from work, and as a result, replacing that income is a key consideration. There are many investments that appeal to retirement investors, such as purchasing quality dividend stocks like the Dividend Aristocrats. But there …

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How to Become Financially Independent

Congratulations! You’ve made the most critical step in the entire process – searching out how to become financially independent. In my book, I explain how I made several money mistakes over and over before finally making the decision that enough is enough. To be sure, achieving financial independence has to be a priority if you …

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How To Invest In The S&P 500 – Everything You Need to Begin

Are you wondering how to invest in S&P 500 companies? The S&P 500 Index comprises 505 common stocks issued by 500 companies traded on American stock exchanges. Indeed, some companies (I.e., Alphabet) have more than one class of shares, and as a result, more than one class gets included.   The S&P 500 index comprises 500 …

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Should You Pay Off Debt or Save For Retirement?

Are you in a situation and wonder whether to pay off debt or save for retirement? If so, this article is for you. Being able to retire means having enough passive income to cover your monthly expenses. Since debt payments eat into your monthly surplus, paying off debt is as essential as saving for retirement. …

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Financial Literacy: A Freelance Millennial’s Journey

My work as a producer lets me learn all sorts of interesting things. In my years developing video content for the internet, I got to interview people from all walks of life. I got tips from 5-star chefs and a walkthrough of creating an app from a narrative game designer. I even interviewed doctors who …

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