Saving & Investing

My Investing To-Do List

By on March 31, 2017

One of the benefits of writing a personal finance blog is that it keeps you focused. Since I returned to The Family CEO earlier this month I’ve had personal finance on the brain in a way I haven’t for a while, and one of the things that has come from it is this to-do list. These […]

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Investing with the Aristocrats: My Third Annual Dividend Investing Update

By on August 11, 2014

Disclaimer: I am not an investing professional. This post is for informational and entertainment purposes only. You should always contact your financial advisor before making any investment decision. Most of our retirement savings are invested in mutual funds. The kind that match the investment mix to the year you plan to retire. It’s a plan we’re […]

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Test Driving an HSA

By on March 11, 2014

Like a lot of people, our family had to make a change in health insurance at the first of the year. After reviewing all our options (and re-reviewing them, and reviewing them some more) we took the opportunity to go a direction we had been thinking about for a while: a high deductible policy that […]

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The 3 Big Problems with Your Retirement Savings and What You Can Do About Them

By on April 25, 2013

Did you watch “The Retirement Gamble” on Frontline Tuesday night? (If not, and if you’re interested, it’s available to watch online.) This wasn’t one of my favorite Frontline programs, but it did raise some interesting and important points. After watching it, I dug further back into the Frontline episodes and found one from 2006 – […]

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