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Pay off student loan debt or save for retirement? You can do both!
Pay off student loan debt or save for retirement? You can do both! Money & Credit October 22, 2015
Editor's note: This article originally appeared on GetRichSlowly.com. In my recent post, “Why investing can be better than paying down…
How to start saving for retirement at age 40
How to start saving for retirement at age 40 Money & Credit October 13, 2015
There’s something about reaching the big 4-0 that often causes you to re-evaluate your direction in life. And when you…
Saving for retirement: What to do in your 30s
Saving for retirement: What to do in your 30s Money & Credit October 6, 2015
For most people in their 30s, life can feel like a breathless uphill run on a downward escalator. Everything seems…
How one couple erased $55K of student loan debt in 14 months
How one couple erased $55K of student loan debt in 14 months Money & Credit September 29, 2015
Andrew and Amanda Argue were both working for public accounting firms in Miami, Florida, when they met. As young, ambitious…
What is an index fund exactly?
What is an index fund exactly? Money & Credit August 19, 2015
In order to understand index funds, it’s a good idea to understand what an index is. A market index is…
How to overcome the fear of investing & start saving now
How to overcome the fear of investing & start saving now Money & Credit August 14, 2015
Investing is the most important element of our financial future — but sometimes it takes a while before we really…
How To Invest Even if You’re Treading Water Financially
How To Invest Even if You’re Treading Water Financially Money & Credit June 17, 2015
By William Cowie of GetRichSlowly.org A 20-something acquaintance of ours recently received an inheritance of a few tens of thousands…