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Reader’s Question – Is Greg Saving Enough?

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Hey Everyone, Today we have a question from Greg. His household income increased greatly over the last two years and he has some questions. I'll try my best, but I don't have any experience with this level of income. My advice might not be on target so I'd love some help from everyone. Greg's Questions [...]

Digit Review: The Easy Way to Save

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Saving money is relatively easy for me. I track our cash flow religiously and I know how much money is coming in and going out every month. We live below our means and we usually have extra money left at the end of the month that goes toward saving or investment. However, I know saving isn’t [...]

What if you always maxed out your 401(k)

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How much have you saved in your 401(k)? If you had maxed out your 401(k) contribution every year since you started working, you would have a good size retirement portfolio by now. However, if you are like the average American worker, your retirement account balance is woefully inadequate. About half of all households age 55 and [...]

Is It Easier To Save When You’re Single?

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Is it easier to save when you’re single? This question sounds deceptively simple, but it's not. We move though life in stages and it’s tough to compare them. I was single in my early 20’s, got married and we were a DINK couple for ten years after that, and now we have a rambunctious 4 [...]