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Your Savings Rate is More Important Than Your Rate of Return

Your rate of return means nothing if you have no savings. Too often we get caught up trying to find the right investment, thinking that “the one” will make us wealthy. Forget the nonsense. Focus on the rate you control: the amount that you’re saving.

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Sometimes life is too busy and you don’t want to do it all yourself. Over the years, many people have asked me to connect them with the “good guys” in the financial services industry. Below are people and companies that I’ve personally vetted (often meeting them in person). Know that they are paid advertisers on the site but that I routinely recommend them to friends and colleagues and would do so even if they weren’t advertisers.

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Latest posts in Savings

Weighing The Pros and Cons of 529 Plans

Planning to pay for college (or private school) one day? A 529 savings plan isn’t your only option, but this list of pros and cons can help you decide if it makes sense for your family.

How to Budget in Law School

Creating a budget and sticking to it can significantly reduce the cost of law school. Think of budgeting as a way to force a conversation with yourself about whether your spending matches your priorities. You can download our sample budget and edit it to fit your personal needs.

How to Save Your Hard-Earned Cash on Rent

Housing costs are likely your single biggest expense. Spend the time learning how to negotiate a lower rent and save thousands over your lifetime.

How I Calculate My Savings Rate

Checking your savings rate every so often is a good way to make sure you are still on track with your goals. Here is a step-by-step process to calculate your savings rate.

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