Hey everybody - James at MilitaryMilesAndFinance.com asked me to review his thoughts on whether military members who are aiming for financial independence/early retirement (FIRE) should actually forgo tax-advantaged accounts and focus on investing in taxable accounts. After … [Read more...] about Should You Skip TSP and IRA? A Collaboration With MilitaryMilesAndFinance.com
Happy New Year, everybody! Today's post is going to be longer than a normal Summary Sunday because I'm going to bring you a bunch of information to wrap up 2017 and start 2018 on a good financial path. That means that not only am I recommending some other posts (like normal), … [Read more...] about Summary Sunday – New Year’s Edition!
Hey everybody, merry Christmas Eve! For those that don't celebrate Christmas, happy holidays or just - hey, it's the weekend! I wanted to give a little update on what's been going on with my crazy schedule lately and what to expect coming up. First off, I want to apologize … [Read more...] about Summary Sunday for December 24th, 2017
How To Get Out Of Debt: The Essential Guide Personal Finance Online – November 4, 2017 I was asked to work on some posts about paying off debt, and I’m gathering information for that now. In the meantime, check out this Essential Guide. It covers a lot of the highlights … [Read more...] about Summary Sunday for November 5th, 2017
When you talk about retiring early, you get a lot of questions about how you are going to fund it. If you answer that you are putting money into retirement accounts, the next question is inevitably about paying penalties. The “common wisdom” is that you won’t be able to take your … [Read more...] about Your Roth IRA Contributions Belong To You