April22nd
How to Become a 401(k) Millionaire
Jim   |  Route to Retire

So here’s something unexpected… I just became a 401(k) millionaire last week! Let’s talk a little bit more about how this happened and why it’s possible for you to do the same.

6 Mental Shortcuts Salespeople Use Against You
Jonathan Ping   |  My Money Blog

These six psychological principles (mental shortcuts) have been used recently to influence your purchases, donations, and votes.

The Predictive Power of Fees
Occam   |  Occam Investing

No matter how much changes in markets, no matter how many theories you choose to place confidence in, one thing will remain true regardless of approach. All else equal, lower fees will result in better performance.

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    April21st
    How Much It’s Cost Us to Travel the World
    Bonnie Truax   |  43BlueDoors

    Since 2016 my husband and I have been nomads, traveling full-time. Even with the mishaps and unknowns of slow full-time travel, it is not nearly as expensive as we thought it would be.

    Overcoming Procrastination With The Habit Rule of Half
    Amy O.   |  Break The Twitch

    You can apply the Habit Rule of Half to household projects, work assignments, taxes, budgeting, or researching something. It can be a more compassionate approach to making progress.

    Are You Guilty of This Financial No-No?
    Alexa Mason   |  Money Ning

    If a person doesn’t want to change and hasn’t asked for your opinion, you’re not going to be able to help them no matter what you say. They’re not going to change until they are ready.

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    April20th
    Wooden Spoons
    Jim Wasserman   |  Humble Dollar

    A wooden spoon will serve most purposes just as well as a silver one, and yet it is the latter that’s more desired, despite costing far more. Irrational, but very human.

    How To Build a Dividend Tracking Spreadsheet w/ The GoogleFinance Function
    Kevin Parker   |  Next Level Finance

    The GoogleFinance function on Google Sheets is a great tool for investors looking to build portfolio tracking spreadsheets or do stock analysis inside their own spreadsheets.

    I Invested In Crypto Instead of The Work Lottery Pool
    FrankOnFIRE   |  Frank on FIRE

    Before this week I have never considered investing in cryptocurrency. However, the numbers made me realise that investing in crypto has a far better chance of me coming out with anything then joining a lotto pool.

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    April19th
    How I Make $10,000/mo Investing in Mobile Homes
    Nick Loper   |  Side Hustle Nation

    The cash flow strategy is similar to investing in single-family homes. You’re looking to buy a mobile home, get a tenant in, and operate on a positive cash flow. The main difference is that mobile homes cost a lot less.

    Are ESG Funds Worth It?
    Eryn Schultz   |  Her Personal Finance

    ESG funds are a good option for anyone wanting to divest from fossil fuels or wanting their money out of companies which produce tobacco or guns and other weapons. However, they come at a cost.

    How Often Should You Withdraw From Your Portfolio in Retirement? (Simulations)
    Mr. The Poor Swiss   |  The Poor Swiss

    There are basically two main strategies for withdrawing: #1. Sell enough shares at the beginning of the year to cover your expenses. #2. Sell enough shares at the beginning of each month to pay for your expenses. Which is better?

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    April16th
    WTF Is an NFT?
    Jesse Cramer   |  Budgets Are Sexy

    NFTs have been referred to as “digital Beanie Babies.” There is no intrinsic value to the layperson, and the market appears to be built upon an unstable foundation of greater fools. But perhaps there are some positive cases for them.

    The Little Mermaid: From Hoarder to Heroine
    Keli & Jake   |  Yellow Brick Freedom

    Ariel reminds us that stuff isn’t the stuff of life. She reminds us that life is about living, not accumulating. It’s about swimming to the surface and using those things, what do you call them? Oh — feet!

    Memento Mori: Carpe Diem’s Older Brother
    Tom Redmayne   |  Mantaro Money

    Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.

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