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We Should Stay In Our Financial Lane

Reading Time: 4 minutes  If you’re new to personal finance blogging or fairly new, you’ll quickly realize that many of your readers are well – other bloggers. You will also realize that you have a lot in common. You’ll also realize that there are some things you don’t…

Slow and Steady to Financial Freedom

Reading Time: 5 minutes    Most of you all have probably heard of the classic fable of The Tortoise and the Hare. I learned about it in elementary school. Needless to say, it’s a fable that can be applied to us adults as well.  And especially in the area…

Stock Market is Great And I'm Nervous simple money man

Stock Market Is Great And I’m Nervous

Reading Time: 4 minutes  Home prices are rising again, the stock market is at all-time highs, and unemployment is relatively low. For many of us, life is really good especially when we compare it to the 2008-2009 recession periods. I remember on the ride home from work WTOP’s…

Be Your Own Auditor Simple money man

Be Your Own Auditor

Reading Time: 5 minutesIt’s true that computers, fingerprint login on apps, and extra security services provided by banks and financial institutions have made auditing and tracking our financial transactions easier.  But this shouldn’t make us lazy and think that everything is safe and secure. If anything it should…

The Things You Own End Up Owning You simple money man

The Things You Own End Up Owning You

Reading Time: 5 minutesMore and more I’m starting to believe the more we have, the more we spend on maintenance, repairs, replacements and excuses to buy even more things.  For example, several months ago I sold and extra car I had. When asked about it, I said to…