In Part 1, I discussed the first step before hiring a financial advisor: Dig deep and understand WHY you’re hiring them. Sounds so simple, but you would be surprised how often people choose financial advice without understanding how the industry really works. If you’re not clear about your own goals, you may find yourself wasting…

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“I hate it, I hate it, I hate it. I hate it.” Ah….the famous opening dialogue between Suze Orman and the podcast host Paula Pant. This was Suze’s response to the FIRE (financial independence, retire early) movement that has been gaining a lot of press lately. If you’d like to listen to the podcast episode…

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I realized that I have yet to write a post dedicated to my financial mistakes. They are peppered throughout various other posts, but I thought I would go ahead and put them all in one place. Because who doesn’t like to re-live their mistakes and wallow in regret???? Actually, this post is dedicated to all…

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I have already discussed the importance of having an emergency fund.  These funds serve as a great source of comfort for when (not if) life throws you curveballs that happen to cost more money than you can typically handle on a month to month basis. What if you’re ready to pad your savings, apart from…

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