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Finance

10 HSA Questions and Answers (and What Confused Me)

This is my top 10 HSA questions and answers when considering an HSA which reveals their gotchas, benefits, and investing superpower.

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Finance

Beating the Standard Deduction with Strategic Giving

Here’s how my good friend’s family could boost their net worth by $11K every 5 years through strategic giving!

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Psychology

How FIRE Let’s Me Volunteer to Vaccinate You

Being a pharmacist with a sudden abundance of free time left me with the opportunity to use my fortune to help others. Will you heed the call to action?

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Psychology

FIRE Isn’t Prescriptive (It’s a Spectrum of Personal Choices)

Gaining financial independence has no rule set. No one defines retirement but you. These are 7 ways the FIRE movement misses the personal part.

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Psychology

Generalist vs Specialist: Pros and Cons for a Career (and Life)

Do you consider yourself a jack of all trades or an expert in your field? The differences between a Generalist vs Specialist reveal a spectrum and timeline in life.

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Finance

GameStop Stock: Why I Worry About the Mania (And VTSAX)

What does GameStop stock mania mean for the future of individual investors vs Wall Street? And do you own GME via VTSAX, VTI, and Vanguard?

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Finance

FIRE Budget In-Depth: Unusual Ways We Spent $40,862 in 2020

Our FIRE budget reveals how we live a luxurious lifestyle on about $41K/year as two 36-year-olds in an MCOL city on a coast! Steal our tricks to reach FIRE!

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Psychology

Your Yearly Theme: The Secret to Better New Year’s Resolutions

All those SMART goals might be the reason you keep failing at your New Year’s Resolutions. A broad “yearly theme” might be the motivation you need!

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Finance

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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Finance

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.