Average Returns Are Awesome

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If I told you I worked in the fast food industry and I made the average salary, you would likely pity me. And for good reason. The average full-time fast food worker makes between 15k and 19.5k annually. Not exactly living la vida loca money. But suppose I made an average salary and was employed, … [Read more…]

When In Doubt, Are You In or Are You Out?

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I got the idea for this post when Mr. Groovy and I were taking one of our daily walks. We were listening to an episode of the Financial Rockstar with Scott Alan Turner, where a listener wrote in for advice. He described a “meeting” he was invited to by an acquaintance. When he arrived he learned it … [Read more…]

Financial Advice to Young People: Don’t Be DICKs

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The best advice I can give young people is twofold. First, spend less than you earn. Second, systematically invest your savings for however long it takes you to accumulate twenty-five times your annual expenses. There you go, young people. In two simple sentences, I provided the secrets to getting rich. Now go freakin’ do it. … [Read more…]