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How I Reached Financial Independence and You Can Too

You Want More If you’re dreaming of a life where you can go on vacation and still make money, you’re not alone. That was my primary driver 12 years ago when I woke up one Saturday morning and did not want to go to work. As I thought-forward what would happen if I didn’t, I…

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Eating Healthy: Less Expensive Than You Think?

Originally posted at hicharlie.com You’ve probably heard that eating healthy is more expensive than eating processed junk. (Whole Foods, Whole Paycheck, right?!) But is it really true? The answer may surprise you. No matter what, we’ve got some pointers to help both your nutrition and bank account stay on track. The Verdict According to a 2013…

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5 Numbers More Important Than Your Income

This article was originally published at HiCharlie.com As my friend Mel says, “Numbers are sexy.” We love talking about numbers, and tend to fixate on them — particularly when it comes to how much we earn. “I’m a six-figure freelance designer,” or, “If I take this job, I’ll earn $10,000 more.” We oftentimes measure our…

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Sixteen Reasons to Hire a Financial Coach

The financial coaching industry is booming, and there is mainstream enthusiasm for financial education like never before. It used to be that only “money nerds” wanted to talk about personal finance. Today, everyone wants to talk about money and learn how to create wealth. In a society where money education in school is still largely…

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The Best FinTech and Tools to Create, Grow, and Keep More Money

When it comes to your money there are many things to think about. So many in fact, that most people don’t think about their money, ever. More importantly, in a recent study presented by Envestnet in partnership with Everfi, 80% of millennials don’t have a plan when it comes to their money. That’s not good,…

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3 Ways to Reach Financial Independence

What I love about financial independence most is there are many ways to get there. You may love your job and want to advance in your career but you also want to retire at 50 to Nova Scotia. Or, you may dream of the day you can quit your job and do something new. You…

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A Fun, Easy Way to Save Plus Get $25 (For Real)!

(this post contains affiliate links) Chime – a brilliant way to save pain free. Actually, it’s better than pain free. It’s fun! When you register for a Chime account you will get a debit card in the mail. It comes in a cool green envelope too. The debit card itself is white. It has a…

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4 Tips to Save $300 in One Month

Wondering how you can save $300 in one month? Here are four tips:   1.  Stop paying for credit monitoring. These services charge $10 – $30 / month for something you can do yourself for free. Simply visit www.annualcreditreport.com every four months and pull one of your reports to review its information. Note that reviewing…

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The Reality of Debt Consolidation

If you are considering debt consolidation, make sure you understand the pros and cons. There are some downsides to consider that are not well known. The Downsides of Debt Consolidation.

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Break the Cycle of Living Paycheck to Paycheck

If you find yourself living paycheck to paycheck, you most definitely are not alone. The stark reality is that a significant majority of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. Bankrate, an organization that monitors consumer debt and spending, reports that upwards to 76 percent of adults in the United States are living paycheck to paycheck. There…

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