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Too Soon to Start Retirement Savings?

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I outlined in my book there are some key milestones that typically measure your readiness for retirement. I lay out various goals for your 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, etc.  I also talk about how early to start.  At the extreme beginning of … Continue reading

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Data Security and Extortion

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On top of the data security issues with Target (‘hackers stole credentials from vendor‘) Neiman Marcus (‘much worse than first reported‘) we hear the story of flat-out extortion for a particular twitter handle. @N was the handle of Naoki Hiroshima and … Continue reading

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Another Guest Post

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My friend Crystal at ‘Budgeting In The Fun Stuff‘ has graciously allowed me to do another Guest Post on her site.  Hop on over and take a look.

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ID Theft On the Rise

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I came across this article from Credit Sesame and wanted to share. With the ongoing stories of ID Theft, these are some key points to keep in mind: Put a security freeze on your credit report Contact any institution directly affected … Continue reading

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Tax Time and Security

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I got my W-2 yesterday.  Much earlier than most other companies I’ve worked for, which is great.  What’s even better is that this piece of mail, which has my sensitive data, is no longer in the hands of the mail … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

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As I look back on 2013, there is a lot to be thankful for.  Good health of my family, with some minor allergy exceptions.  Rewarding work for both myself and my wife.  And some good memories to bring in the … Continue reading

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Living your Retirement

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Lately I’ve been focusing on retirement for my wife & I.  We’re not ready for retirement yet, in terms of both age and money.  However, I do think we’re on a decent path to being ready financially. With a good … Continue reading

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The Outta Debt Book Hit #1 again

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I wanted to share some great news!  My first book hit #1 again for the Personal Finance Budgeting category on Amazon!  Here’s the December 8,2013 screen shot of the placement. I released the book a little over a year ago … Continue reading

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Secure your Data!

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Recently, more stories broke about security breaches that put sensitive data at risk.  From 2 Million passwords being compromised on sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Google to JP Morgan Chase telling almost 1/2 million users their information may be … Continue reading

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Help me Pick the cover for my New book

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Hi everyone!  I’m putting the finishing touches on my next book and wanted some input. My graphic artists have given me these three proofs.  I have one I’m leaning towards, but would love some input from you. The book is … Continue reading

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