Saving Life with Life Savings

Using Life Savings To Save A Life – A Financial Decision Made From The Heart

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Today we are going to deviate from the normal finance content that I usually publish. Don’t worry this story will still have a financial decision that had to be made, but instead of being optimized by the brain, it was  instinctively made by the heart. Remember this sites mission is: “To Humanize Finance, Build Wealth, and Reach Financial Freedom” This means …

Book Wish List 2016

12 Books for Your Christmas List This Year

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I wasn’t and avid reader growing up, in fact I really didn’t start reading (voluntarily) until 2011 (I was 25 then). Now I read 40-50 books a year and spend about $1,000 every year on books (I actually just paid $1,000 for ONE book, but we will save that for another post). I’m currently working to put together a new resource for …

The Freedom Fighter

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Who am I writing for? Over the course of the last 6 months I have spent countless hours trying to figure out exactly whom it is that I’m writing for. It has taken about 40 posts, 50K words, 120 hours, and reading over 100+ Personal Finance blogs in order to finally answer this burning question. At the end of the day, …

Buy Into Weakness – Investment Rule #1

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Over the course of the coming weeks and months I will be laying out the investment rules that I live and die by. These are rules that I have developed over the last ten years as both a retail and professional investor and trader: Rule # 1: Buy into weakness. Rule #2: Sell into strength. Rule #3: Reduce cost basis. …

Fail Forward and Make Mistakes to Reach your Goals In 2015 And Beyond

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So many people are afraid of failure and what others will think of them that they never really truly attempt their deepest desires. I am here to tell you that it is okay to set a goal and fail. Just think, Thomas Edison failed 10,000 times before he invented the light bulb. But he didn’t really think of it as …

We All Make Bad Financial Decisions, But They Don’t Have to Define The Rest Of Our Lives!

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I am now 28 years old and the only debt that I have is the mortgage on my primary residence and my rental condo. The wife and I bring in almost $200K a year and we will have our primary residence paid off in 6 more years. We continue to max out my 401K at $17,500/year (which I have been …