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Olivia worked in finance and wants you to learn the secrets of financial independence. She's on track to reach financial independence before 30, and she wants to teach you how you can retire in less than a decade as well. She thinks everyone needs an emergency savings fund and CIT Bank offers a 1.75% savings account. They only require a minimum of $100 with no monthly fees or charges like other big banks. If you have $1,000, you can get the 1.85% yielding account.
2018 Annual Review: How Did I Do This Year?

2018 Annual Review: How Did I Do This Year?

I get graded on bi-annual reviews at work, got grades in class, so why don’t I do the same thing in my personal life? 2018 is the first year I’ll do an annual review. And man, I did terribleĀ in basically everything except for money and I did ehhh on this blog. I got this idea from James Clear’s annual reviews. He has his going back several years, so it’s interesting to see how goal-setting and annual reviews have shaped him….

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Fetch Rewards Review: Referral Code [M3TCT] For 2,000 Points

Fetch Rewards Review: Referral Code [M3TCT] For 2,000 Points

The great thing about living in the 21st century is that companies fight to give you more money! Cashback is one of the hottest categories for new apps and sites, and grocery cashback has spawned so many apps that help you get cash back for food and drink. Fetch Rewards is one of those grocery cashback apps, with some unbeatable features. Take a look at our Fetch Rewards review below or just get started with a signup bonus. What Is…

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Vindale Research Review: Legitimate Survey Site Or Scam?

Vindale Research Review: Legitimate Survey Site Or Scam?

Vindale Research is one of the highest paying survey sites with an awesome user interface that pays cash. Don’t want to continue doing surveys on a site that looks like it was created in the 1980s? Check out our Vindale Research Review! What Is Vindale Research? Vindale Research was created 12 years ago and has been around for ages. Unlike other survey sites which calculate your payout by points, Vindale pays you directly in dollars. Vindale doesn’t currently have a…

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Interesting Weekly Finds – 12/24/18

Interesting Weekly Finds – 12/24/18

Merry Christmas Eve all! My weekly finds have themes relevant to the site: money, psychology, travel, and some funny finds. [Dow falls 650 points] – If you’re far off from retirement, you’re probably not too worried with your buy and hold strategy. If you’ve retired early this year at the top of the bubble? Your sequence of returns risk is showing. Better start hedging, getting a part-time job, or reducing expenses. A 4% SWR might not save you at this…

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Make Your Bed Book Summary & Review: Admiral McRaven

Make Your Bed Book Summary & Review: Admiral McRaven

Make Your Bed was a commencement speech originally given by Admiral McRaven in 2014 at UT Austin. You can watch it here. Three years later he came out with a book, expounding on his speech. His speech, and subsequently the book, has 10 key lessons he learned from his time spent in Navy Seal training. Though you probably won’t become a Navy Seal, you can still learn the lessons he did! Make Your Bed Print | Kindle | Audible Here…

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