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TreasuryDirect Review — Go Direct or with a Broker?

TreasuryDirect Review — Go Direct or with a Broker? TreasuryDirect is the U.S. government’s website that allows you to buy treasuries directly from the government. If you can buy treasuries from the government, is there any reason to use a broker? In this article, you’ll find out the differences between going direct vs. with a broker. Quick Navigation Buying from …


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The Best Investing Blogs Of 2018 (and more great reads)

The Best Investing Blogs Of 2018 (and more great reads) Being a good investor is all about education. There are so many facets to investing, that one person or blog just doesn’t have everything. In fact, you can spend years and years researching investing topics, and there will still be things to learn or stones left to turn. That’s why …


Getting Started Investing In Your 30s: Tips For 30 – 39 Year Olds

Getting Started Investing In Your 30s: Tips For 30 – 39 Year Olds Hey late starter! I’m glad you’re here! While you might be kicking yourself for not starting to invest sooner, you’re definitely not alone. In fact, according to a recent Gallup Poll, 28% of Americans don’t start investing until their 30s. That’s over 1 in 4 people. The …

What Are Qualified Expenses For A 529 Plan (And What Doesn’t Count)?

What Are Qualified Expenses For A 529 Plan (And What Doesn’t Count)? Opening a 529 plan to save for your child’s college expenses can be a great way to build savings while reaping tax benefits. Some of the benefits of a 529 plan include tax free growth and tax free withdraws if the money is used for “qualified education expenses”. But one …

How Much Should You Have In A 529 Plan By Age

How Much Should You Have In A 529 Plan By Age The 529 College Savings Plan is one of the best ways to save for college. But most people aren’t taking full advantage of them. And I’m not going to lie – I’m one of them. The idea of a 529 College Savings Plan is great: you can contribute money …

Understanding The Mega Backdoor Roth IRA

Understanding The Mega Backdoor Roth IRA There has been a lot of talk lately about the mega backdoor Roth IRA. For a long time, it was an unspoken secret used by retirement planners. However, the IRS released guidance that specifically addressed both backdoor Roth IRA conversions, and the so-called Mega Backdoor Roth IRA. As a result, it has gained even more …

The Multi-Millionaire (Uneducated) Truck Driver

Is it possible to get rich without a college education? Can an average truck driver become a multi-millionaire? Absolutely!! Everybody knows there are exceptional ways to get rich; lottery winners, professional athletes, celebrities and other high-paid professions. Some people actually get rich by “getting lucky,” and they are certainly the exceptions. But most people who […] The post The Multi-Millionaire …