Every month for the past few years I take the Dividend Champion list (which is defined below) and on a purely metric basis look for undervalued stocks.I use the dividend champion list for two reasons. One, the dividend champion list includes companies that have paid an increasing dividend for the past 25+ years, and this
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The following article is from Melanie, our staff writer. Melanie is in the beginning phase of her journey to Financial Freedom and she’ll offer a refreshing point of view for us. I’m very excited to interview one of my best friends, Brittany Hassell! I met her, along with Joe, at our local bloggers meet-up over a year ago. We instantly bonded over our lov
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My health hasn’t been in tip-top shape for years… Ironically, I wrote an article a few years back called “Becoming Super” and of course the opposite happened, I’ve been practically anti-super ever since. Not by own choice, mind you but instead I was hit by a number of illnesses that has had me on the […]
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Now that you are ready to get into the Forex trading markets, you should consider how to tailor your strategies so that you get the most for your money. Good investing is more than just hopping into a hot new market you have discovered. After you know the basics of investing in Forex trading, there
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Yes, sometimes I wonder if retiring by 40 is sustainable. Can I really quit working full time at 38 and sustain a comfortable retirement for 30 to 50 years? Well, Mrs. RB40 is still working, but she plans to retire early at some point as well (maybe in 10-15 years). Finance is a big consideration, but I also want to keep active, have fun, and enjoy life. Luckily
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You’re young. You have all the time in the world to get your financial life straightened out, or so you think. Well, you’re wrong. When you start developing smart money habits in your twenties you can set yourself up for financial freedom at a faster rate. You’ll also avoid major mistakes that can ruin your […]
7 Financial Moves 20 Somethings Should Make
I changed my goals for 2014, going with 3 goals that keep us accountable both on a personal and business level. We’re into the home stretch now, so let’s see how we’re doing and if we can finish the year off strong. As always, I am leaving out steps on the way to achieving my goals […]
2014 Third Quarter Business and Personal Finance Goals Update
Last week, I was researching for a Roth 401(k) article and came across a Roth IRA study from T. Rowe Price. Basically, the study concludes that the Roth account is the better choice for most investors. You’ll have more money unless your tax rate is much lower in retirement. If you’re 55, then your tax rate will have to drop by 7% for the Traditional IRA to be
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I’ve made the sacrifices and invested my money from hard work. I’m constantly in a state of trying to grow wealthy, but after some hard thinking and talking to some folks that aren’t on my quest to become rich, I have to wonder if I’m making a mistake and even worse, am I a bit […]
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CNBC had an article the other day highlighting the disturbing public pension gap that is growing at an alarming rate. While I didn’t read the study by Moody’s behind the article the statistics highlighted by CNBC are, to say the least, frightening: In less than a decade, that shortfall has tripled to at least $2 trillion—more than
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