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8 Common Social Security Misconceptions

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Today's guest post is from Anum Yoon. You can see her bio at the end of the article. I'm on vacation until July 1st (Happy Canada Day!) If you’re planning on relying on Social Security income one day, then you should know that some of the buzz about the safety net program is less than [...]

Q1 2015 Dividend Income Update

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Q1 2015 is over and it’s time for a dividend income update. One of my goals for 2015 is to generate $10,000 in dividend income. Let’s see how we did so far this year and go over a few highlights and lowlights. For the first quarter of 2015, our dividend income was $2,715. That’s great! [...]

Make Money Blogging

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I started Retire By 40 in 2010 to share my journey to early retirement. I knew you could make a few dollars blogging, but I really wasn’t sure it would be significant. I didn’t count on the online income to help me quit my job or anything. Fortunately, I was wrong on that account. Retire [...]

Making Money on The Side

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The following article is from Christian, our occasional contributor. He is at the early stage of his financial independence journey, but he is in an great position. He will graduate later this year and become a dentist and he is watching his lifestyle inflation like a hawk. He's also generating side income to supplement his earning. Read how he [...]