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Financial Independence and The Cost of Raising a Family

Financial Independence and The Cost of Raising a Family

. A few weeks ago, Darrow Kirkpatrick blogged about the cost of raising a family while you're saving for financial independence. Before I read his post, I had just finished emptying our 529 account with the final payment for our daughter's college room & board. This seems like a great opportunity to compare ...

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I’m A Boring Investment Competitor

I’m A Boring Investment Competitor

(I recently returned from a three-week family vacation in Bangkok with very poor Internet bandwidth. We had a great time and I'll write several posts about it.  However I'm also a couple of weeks behind on projects-- one of them is today's post.)   We bloggers love to write about financial independence ...

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Out Of Debt & Heading For Financial independence

Out Of Debt & Heading For Financial independence

A reader writes: "After seeing a couple of your posts on the Mr. Money Mustache forum I checked out your book from the library and finished it in a day. It was great but I would love your opinion on what to do in my own situation. My spouse is a junior officer. We married nearly six years ago with significant debt. ...

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Do you really need $2M to retire?!?

Do you really need $2M to retire?!?

    (Today's post was suggested by my daughter, who keeps an eye on Gen Y financial issues...) Shortly after Hallowe'en, MSN put up a scary article about Generation Y needing to save (spoken, of course, in a creepy Dr. Evil voice) two million dollars for retirement. And if that's not frightening enough ...

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