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The Mortgage Snowball Strategy To Pay Your Mortgage Off In 5-7 Years

In Featured, Financial Freedom, Goal Setting, Mortgage Snowball by Gen Y Finance Guy70 Comments

In a previous post I mentioned that I had recently become debt free outside of the mortgages on my primary residence and investment condo. In that blog post I announced an outrageous goal of paying off the mortgage on my primary residence in 7.5 years. I gave you the cliff notes version of the strategy I devised to accomplish this big, hairy, …

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Joined the Yakezie Alexa Ranking Challenge

In General Information by Gen Y Finance Guy29 Comments

This blog started from a challenge a little over 3 months ago. In order to take this blog to the next level for both myself, current readers, and those readers that will find us in the future, I have joined the Yakezie Alexa Ranking Challenge. Below are the guidelines: Yakezie Network Submission Guidelines The Yakezie Network List is an exclusive list …

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The Path Is All Math

In Fitness by Gen Y Finance Guy0 Comments

A few weeks ago I heard a quote that really hit home with me: “The path is all Math” – Unknown I am naturally a numbers guy with a background in Finance and Analytics. I look at almost everything through the lens of a spreadsheet…at least at first glance. Anyways, it got me thinking about the simple math that got …

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The True Financial Death!

In Financial Freedom, Words To Live By by Gen Y Finance Guy2 Comments

Do the thing, get the power. – Ralph Waldo Emerson It’s the day after Christmas and I find myself at a Starbucks at about 5:45am, while my wife and family are still sleeping for another couple of hours. We are just passing through for the night on our way to Bryce National Park. I was absolutely amazed how many people …

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A Certificate of Deposit that returns 100X my Chase savings interest rate

In Financial Freedom, Financial Markets by Gen Y Finance Guy0 Comments

As we all know, interest rates are at all-time historic lows, and therefore so are the interest rates paid on many savings accounts out there. I remember the days before the financial crisis when you could open an online only savings account through HSBC and collect a 5% interest rate. At the time I was still in college, but I …

Get Your Goals Ready and Let’s Make 2015 Epic

In Goal Setting by Gen Y Finance Guy2 Comments

I have been ranting and raving about how EPIC 2015 is going to be. I am going into 2015 more prepared and more ambitious than any other new year. A lot of changes happened in 2014 for me and I want to keep that SNOW BALL MOMENTUM going. If you have not already done so, I urge you to take some …

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Outside of Mortgage Debt, I am Now Debt Free!

In Financial Freedom by Gen Y Finance Guy6 Comments

It is official, we paid off the car and now the only debt we have left to tackle is the mortgage. I know so many people say that mortgage debt is the good debt, and to an extent, I agree. But I think what most people forget is that you are only getting a tax advantage of about 20-30 cents …