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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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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The Retirement Gamble

By on April 23, 2013

One of the nerdiest things about my nerdy self is that I love documentaries. Love them. And one of the best sources for well-done documentaries is PBS’ Frontline. Tonight’s program is a new one about America’s retirement industry and how the 401(k) and IRA fees we’re being charged may be costing us years of retirement […]

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