My family has been on a journey towards minimalism and simplicity in many regards; financially, work-wise, and with our home. With two kids (and the stuff that comes with them), this has been a challenge, but we have done a pretty good job. We have gone through our home, one room at a time,… Read more
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Having an emergency fund is the best way to prevent budget busts, but are you prepared for everything? If you think you’re above it, think again. These 22 personal finance experts should have their sh*t together, yet read on as share their latest budget buster.
The jackpot of the Powerball for Wednesday January 13th has expected winnings of over $1.4 BILLION… Isn’t that crazy? What would you do with so much money? I have never had huge lump sums in my life, it is more like money has been piling up slowly but surely, and for as much as I would… Read more
From Will Lipovsky, Owner and Founder of FirstQuarterFinance.com I had a net worth just north of $100,000 when I graduated college at age 21. I NEVER wanted money so I could become some rich guy who buys Ferraris on a whim. I wanted to be my own boss, my own person – that was my… Read more
Hi there. I know, it’s been a really long while. You still look great. Where have I been? Everywhere, and nowhere. That’s for another post. I took a break from blogging, and as I share my goals for 2016, summed up in two words like Chris Guillebeau or Maria do every year, I still only… Read more
Good morning everyone! This article is contributed by Saving & Happy. For greater detail on this topic please visit the website at www.savingandhappy.com or http://savingandhappy.com/2015/08/the-importance-of-an-emergency-fund/. Let me know if you would like to guest post on RFI.
Why do the Joneses often have the urge to bully us to go “up” to where they are? When I was a kid, my dad lost his job. In hindsight, it was not a big deal, we kept going on holidays, I still had piano and horse-riding lessons, we still attended one of Paris’ most… Read more
Over at Make Money Your Way, I have a guest post from Bill Achola he is a financial publisher who owns a fast-growing, dynamic and innovative investment blog that empowers investors to make the right decision. He will tell you about his $10,000 investment plan and how you can use it to avoid the worst… Read more
The road to financial freedom takes a toll. It takes time, perseverance and determination (not to mention a total alignment with your partner). It doesn’t help that there are tools everywhere and the easy solutions never work. In 21 months I went from having $17,000 in the bank to $52,000 in debt and then back… Read more
Some things should never be entrusted to others. Choosing your home. Raising your kids. Managing your health. You’d never delegate such things to someone else and walk away, no matter how skilled the “expert” is.