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When it comes to investing, front loading is the way to go if you have the financial bandwidth. It’s the beginning of June and I’m only $200 away from maxing out my Roth IRA! For some who are used to spreading financial goals evenly throughout a time period, this may…

I graduated college in May, so the past few months have been filled with adulting tasks like doing taxes, filling out paperwork, and organizing my finances.

Since I was little, I’d had one savings account at the same regional bank where I eventually opened up a bare bones starter credit…

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After anxiously awaiting my move to the windy city of Chicago for many months, I have finally made it! Moving day was nothing short of an adventure, so I’m sharing my experience in the hopes that others will better know what to expect for their big city move.

This is…

Most people treat themselves to a fancy dinner or a new watch with their first paycheck. I treated myself to 25 shares of my favorite index fund.

The path to building wealth isn’t always glamorous but it sure is fulfilling. I just finished transferring a good chunk of my first…

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As a young twenty-something, most of my investing happens in my tax-advantage retirement accounts. I do not have any interest in day trading, playing the market, or selling my assets anytime soon.

I currently have two investment accounts: a Roth IRA with Fidelity and a 401(k) with my employer’s Charles…

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Freelancing is a really attractive form of employment for many people. You can set your own hours, build a business for yourself, and open yourself up to a higher growth potential than a 9–5 may offer. …

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Financial advice for the individual investor like you has been the same for decades: invest for the long-term by buying and holding diversified assets (i.e. index funds) and you will benefit from inevitable market growth while shielding yourself from short-term dips.

While this investing…

Julia R

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