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Homelessness Prevention Programs (and Dec. 2020 Budget)

We review homelessness prevention programs for our donation, detail record high dividends in our December budget, and award a grant to Direct Relief!

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Our 3 Greatest Financial Mistakes to Avoid for a Wealthy 2021

Our 2020 financial mistakes cost us over $40K! Here’s how you can avoid the same failures in 2021 and lead a richer year.

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A Timely Letter to My Teenage Self (The True Cost of College)

A message from the future warning me of the true cost of college may have changed the course of my financial life.

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The Architect Who Made Nothing

Not every dollar is earned equally. Are you spending your least valuable dollars in such a way as to waste your most valuable resource, your time?

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This Is the Power of FU Money (and How I Was Escorted Out)

FU money gives you control over your own destiny. It lets you take risks and act with confidence & patience to become even wealthier while protecting yourself.

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ETF vs Stock: Invest to Be Bill Gates (or Just Be in the Bar)?

Investment strategy can make you rich at the risk of losing it all or offer average returns (which might be enough!). What’s better for you? Read ETF vs stock.

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Buy vs Rent and Invest: Planning for Financial Independence

Here’s how to analyze your own buy vs rent and invest scenario, deciding to invest in either needs to be part of your financial independence plan!

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When to Pay Off Your Mortgage or Invest Extra Capital

Should you pay off your mortgage or invest extra money? Besides the return on investment difference, sometimes you want to reduce your income.

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Be a Disciplined Investor: Avoid the Behavior Gap

A diversified portfolio isn’t enough: learn to be a disciplined investor to avoid the behavior gap. Behavioral finance teaches us about investment biases.

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The Truth About Marginal Utility of Income vs Money

Understanding happiness as a function of income and the marginal utility of income will shortcut your path toward how to build wealth in your 20s and freedom.