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And why nobody wants to do it

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Here’s an uncomfortable fact: sometimes, your shining moment comes only after literal decades of excellent quality work done in obscurity.

Don’t believe me? Let’s look at a couple of my favorite examples: Ulysses S. Grant and Dwight D. Eisenhower.

In addition to being two of the highest-ranking wartime commanders in…

If Santa needs a little help filling the stockings this year, here’s a list of things you can do RIGHT NOW to earn extra bucks

Hey there, reader,

As promised, here’s another Money Monday post for you, all about making it through the holiday season with your sanity, and wallet, intact.

Today, we’re going to talk about side hustles. Seems like everyone has one, or two, or is telling you that you need to get…

But here’s why you should do it anyway

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Key Takeaways:

  • Money is still money no matter how little it is.
  • Time in the market beats timing the market/timely investing leads to failure.
  • Overall trend of stock market is upward movement — statistically speaking.

Investing your money probably won’t make you a millionaire.

That may sound like an odd thing to…

If you’re ready to work with a pro, here’s some criteria to keep in mind

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NOTE: This post is intentionally not titled something like “THE top five things….” because while I believe these are good principles to follow when shopping for an FA, I’m not an investing professional, and I don’t know your individual situations, so I won’t pretend to claim that this list is…

The yin and yang of emotional spending

We all do it.

Bad money decisions, like most other bad decisions, are most often made because of human emotion. While sometimes bad information or another person’s activity can cause us to be misled and make poor decisions, there’s no question that allowing our emotions to rule our wallets is much more often the…

Jonathan E.

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