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October 2017 – Detailed Financial Report #34 – Net Worth $632,168 | Income $25,282

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Reading Time: 8 minutesIt’s time to shake things up with this month’s financial update. There hasn’t been much change to the format or content for 33 straight months, and I feel like the time has finally come to inject fresh life into this report and content. Mission Statement: To Humanize Finance, Build Wealth, and Reach Financial Freedom. For those of you that are new around this …

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Death Is Our Only Certainty – What If You Could Ethically Profit From It? You Can, With Life Settlements

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Reading Time: 6 minutesDid you know you can invest alongside the grim reaper? Yes, you can actually profit from death. I know this sounds morbid and probably a bit shady, but let me explain. At the end of this post, I think you will realize that the alternative investment class discussed today provides a win/win for all parties involved, and may just be …

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Warren Buffett And I Share Our Thoughts On Life and Debt

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Reading Time: 8 minutesIn this Warren Buffett series, I have pulled out a few sections from the 50 years of Berkshire Hathaway Letters to Shareholders that I recently finished reading. Although the entire series was filled with a ton of business and investment wisdom, all the pieces that I have pulled for this series are from the past seven years. I will admit that it …

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Connecting The Dots Looking Backwards – Deconstructing My Career

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Reading Time: 17 minutesYou can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. – Steve Jobs I’ve always been a big believer that every experience acts as a stepping stone to your end destination, however momentary it may be. I tend …

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[Sponsored Post] Wunder Capital – Investment Returns From Everyday Sunlight – Earn Up To 7.5%

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Reading Time: 5 minutesThe internet has revolutionized what we can invest in and how we can invest our money. These days it’s actually easier to make a list of things you can’t invest in, rather than those you can. There are now hundreds if not thousands of investment platforms popping up all over the internet. The internet has democratized and demonetized the barriers to …

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September 2017 – Detailed Financial Report #33 – Net Worth $630,223 | Income $25,616

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Reading Time: 10 minutesGYFG here checking in for the September monthly financial report. If you have been reading these reports for a while you will notice that I have the same intro month after month. I do this for two reasons; a) for the newbies to the site (which make up about 50% of the site’s traffic), and b) to remind everyone what …

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How To View & Manage Your 401K To 7 Figures

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Reading Time: 5 minutesBefore I get into what I have been doing wrong with my own 401K, let me tell you what I have done right. The one thing I have consistently done is contributed to my 401K and in most years maxed it out. That said, there are several mistakes that I have made over the past 8 years: (1) I have …

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3 Years of Blogging – 360,000 Pageviews – $8,000 in Revenue – And More…

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Reading Time: 11 minutesIt’s really hard to believe that it has been 3 years since I committed myself to this blog. I started out writing these reflective posts at every 6-month milestone, but it has now morphed into a yearly update since my last update was the blogs 2 year anniversary. My long-time readers know by now that I tend to view most things …

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My Interview With Adam Chudy – Some New Tidbits About GYFG

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Reading Time: 9 minutesI have done numerous interviews and blog posts across the personal finance blogosphere and after enough time passes I like to share those pieces with you here on this blog. I hope you enjoy the interview below and learn a few things you didn’t know about GYFG. This interview was originally published on Adam Chudy’s blog. Please enjoy! What’s your …

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August 2017 – Detailed Financial Report #32 – Net Worth $609,546 | Income $26,670

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Reading Time: 9 minutesGYFG here checking in for the August monthly financial report. If you have been reading these reports for a while you will notice that I have the same intro month after month. I do this for two reasons; a) for the newbies to the site (which make up about 50% of the site’s traffic), and b) to remind everyone what …