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2017 Goals Update – March & April

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2017 Goals Update – March & April

Already four months behind us this year, and 8 months left to crush our goals. I’ve switched my goals update from a one-month report to a combined two-month report. It seems like it’s way better this way because for long-term goals I was not seeing such improvement over a one-month period. Anyway, March and April were pretty …

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Why Investing on Your Own May Not Be Your Best Option

Guest Post, Investing6 Comments

Why Investing on Your Own May Mot Be Your Best Option

Hello everyone! Today I’m having my first guest post, which is from Kayla of ListenMoneyMatters.com. Let me know if you would like to guest post on Finance For Geek. I think we all agree that nobody begins investing in order to lose money. Rather, if you are going to go to the trouble of investing your money, …

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5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

Debt, Investing4 Comments

5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

Tax season is already almost over with a first deadline to file your taxes on April, 18 for people in the US and May, 1 for people in Canada. This year nearly 70% of all taxpayers are expected to receive a refund check. But when looked closely, what people actually do (or at least plan to do) …

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Why Interest is Killing Your Net Worth

Debt, Saving6 Comments

Why Interest is Killing Your Net Worth

When you hear the words “net worth”, you may start to think about what your life is worth in a sense. Typically, your net worth is a complete picture of your financial soundness and where you stand when it comes to your assets, debts, and more. If you ever want to learn what your net worth is, …

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2017 Goals Update #2

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2017 Goals Update #2

With February 2017 behind us (and hopefully soon enough Winter temperature!!) we still have 10 months left to reach our goals. February was totally nuts at work and for a February goals update, publishing it on the 23rd of March feels kind of .. well .. as if I failed my publishing goal! I believe that the …

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Never Underestimate The Power of Compound Interest

Investing, Saving8 Comments

Never Underestimate The Power of Compound Interest

One common way to build wealth is to spend less than you earn and invest or save the difference. This is like the basics of personal finance. In order to make your savings grow faster, you have two options available: increase your income or increase your savings. Unfortunately, increasing your income is not something you can always …