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Comparing Returns Against the Markets

This has definitely been a great time for stocks.  Ever since the election in 2016, stocks have been heading up.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average, an index often used to judge the returns fo the markets,  has risen about 25% since election day.  546 more words


How to Stop Living in a Financial Emergency

Have you ever noticed that when you are low on funds in your account that it seems like there is always an emergency arising? If not, then congratulations, you have either learned to live in a way that allows you to save, to spend, and hopefully to give. 1,264 more words


The Small Investor Book Club Reviews Bogleheads' Guide to Investing - Professional Money Managers

Do you need a professional money manager?  Chapter sixteen of The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing does a great job covering this question.  A couple of months ago I asked folks to read The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing with me so that we could discuss it.  753 more words


The £20 rule

“Your best friend is a £20 note in your shoe” – My Grandfather

The £20 bill has lost much of it’s purchasing power, over the last 40 years, but it can still be the difference between eating or not.

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Still sore

My legs are still feeling the effects of Wednesday’s workout. I think this might be my longest recovery yet.

I’m a little afraid of the two workouts I have scheduled this week. 186 more words


What Is An Emergency Fund And How To Achieve One?

Emergency fund serves as our weapon against unwanted and stressful debt.

The financial dictionary defined it as “A reserve of cash kept available to meet the costs of any unexpected financial emergencies”. 674 more words

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Your Road to Financial Freedom

Financial Freedom means you are capable of deciding on big life concerns without having money as a constraint. This means you have the control where your money goes and not the other way around. 1,618 more words