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How To Automate Your Finances

How To Automate Your Finances

Today’s post is a follow-up to Monday’s post on the easiest way to get rich.  Automating your finances will both make it easier to manage your money on a daily basis AND put you on your way to building real wealth.  But where, exactly, do […]

The Easiest Way to Get Rich

The Easiest Way to Get Rich

Several years ago I read I Will Teach You To Be Rich.  A key takeaway is that the easiest way to get rich is to automate your finances.  This means setting up your paycheck so that it automatically goes into retirement savings, short-term savings, an […]

How To Become a Millionaire By Age 40

How To Become a Millionaire By Age 40

Growing up I was raised in a working-class family in Appalachian Kentucky.  My parents were both the first high school and college graduates in my family.  We weren’t quite dirt poor (though some of my relatives were), but we didn’t have a lot of money to […]

Five Tips To Save An Emergency Fund

Five Tips To Save An Emergency Fund

An emergency fund is the first step in building financial wealth and independence. A few months ago I was pulling out of my office building when the tire on my Subaru grazed the sidewalk – Pop!  Within a few minutes, my tire was flat and […]