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How Much Does it Really Cost to Rent a RV?

“That There’s an RV” – Cousin Eddie, Christmas Vacation As a child my mom and step-dad would take me on RV trips all across northern California and Nevada during the summer. I remember it being some of the best memories of my childhood. I knew that when I got older that a RV trip was […]

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GF¢ 33: 15 Reasons Why You Won’t Be Able to Retire Early

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Who doesn’t want to retire early? Unfortunately, many people won’t be able to. Even worse, many people don’t have a clue that they won’t be able to retire early. Such was the case with this couple in their mid-30′s that planned on retiring in their 50′s even though […]

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Grow Your Dough Throwdown (Mid-Year Update)

It’s time for another Grow Your Dough Throwdown update. We’ve reached the midway point, and the competition is definitely heating up. The Dow Jones shows no sign of letting go, hitting that phenomenal 17,000 mark. Side note – isn’t that freaking crazy? It seems like yesterday that it was March of 2009 and the Dow […]

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GF¢ 032: How Betterment Grew From Zero to $500 Million in Under 4 Years

Podcast: Play in new window | Download “There has to be a simpler way to invest.” That’s what the Jon Stein, the CEO of Betterment thought to himself not too long ago when he was beginning his investing journey. Well that thought has turned into a $500 million dollar investment company in just under 4 […]

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14 Reasons to Not Listen to Suze Orman

Oh Suze…. You either love her, hate her or really hate her. In truth, a lot of her advice is really good stuff. But some of it is teetering on the edge, and some advice is just plain bad. Even though I questioned some of her advice I still respected what she’s been able to […]

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My “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” Experience

We all have them, those moments in our lives where we are presented with a crossroad. Where each path has the potential to lead us into a totally different result. We all wish that we could fast forward to see which path is the best option, but, unfortunately, the only way to find out is […]

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GF¢ 031: Is Universal Life Insurance a Ripoff?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Sell them what you want, not what they need. Unfortunately, this happens A LOT in our industry. Shady financial advisors will sell mutual funds, annuities, REIT’s, cash value life insurance — basically anything that might make more sense for them (in the form of making a commission) instead of […]

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