On the Path to Financial Independence

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When moving accounts from TD Ameritrade to someone else, leave at least $0.01 in your TD Ameritrade account to avoid the Outbound full account transfer fee of $75.

I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve never transferred accounts before…and I should have been more cautious about unanticipated...

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The topic of investing and early retirement came up with a great, early 30s friend of mine over the Christmas holidays as my wife and I were just getting into full swing. Through the course of discussion, this same friend told me that he had instructed his financial advisor (who was also a family fr...

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Choosing a healthcare plan through my employer has always been a no brainer – Core HDHP. This plan has the cheapest premiums, allows the usage of an HSA account, and I don’t have any ongoing health problems. In 2016, my wife and I are adding a new child to our family and we thought long and hard abo...

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Roughly nine months ago, my wife and I had (nearly) put the final nail in our joint debt load coffin. The not so problematic “problem” was that we now had a large chunk of our monthly income that was unallocated. After many long discussions about our next financial chapter, our two predominant paths...

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I recently ran across Keith Chen’s TED talk entitled Could Your Language Affect Your Ability To Save Money?. Overwhelming, his research indicates that yes, it does. People using languages that don’t have strong future-time references (ie, the future is distinctly different / grammatically separate...

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