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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

Grandparent 529 Plans are Good for Everyone

Are you a parent trying to figure out how you’ll pay for your kid’s college some day? Having your parents set up their own 529 plan for your child is a win-win. Your child will get the benefit of having some of their education expenses covered, and your parents can retain control of their investment while enjoying tax benefits. And YOU will know what to ask for in lieu of more clothes and toys your kid won’t use!

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 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.

Sample Budget: SmallLaw Associate

Starting off with a smaller salary? Here are some great ways to still maximize your cash flow and increase your savings without compromising your standard of living.

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