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Idle Cash is the Devil’s Workshop

One thing I’ve learned as a parent is that “idle hands are the devil’s workshop.” Keep children busy and you keep them out of trouble. The same is true with money. Cash sitting in your checking account is just begging to be spent mindlessly. The longer it sits there, the more likely we are to […]

DR 051: Rebalancing–How to Create a Plan to Easily Rebalance Your Investments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedRebalancing your investment portfolio is an important part of managing your money. Having carefully selected your asset allocation, rebalancing ensures that your investments stay in line with the allocation you’ve chosen. In this article (and podcast) we cover creating a rebalancing plan. We’ll cover topics such as […]

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A Review of TurboTax Home and Business

As a freelancer, taxes are more complicated for me than your average Joe. But as a writer – with very few business expenses – my taxes aren’t complicated enough that I feel the need to hire a tax preparer. Instead, I just use TurboTax Home and Business. Other than my first year of freelancing, when […]

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DR 038: The Dough Roller Podcast Listener Q&A Edition

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis is the last day in our 31-Day Money Challenge. Over the past 31 days, I’ve published 31 podcasts, each designed to help you move closer to financial freedom. Yesterday was talked about retirement accounts. In today’s podcast, we wrap up the series with a number of […]

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DR 037: 5 Steps to a Perfect Retirement Savings Plan

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis is the thirtieth day in our 31-Day Money Challenge. Over 31 days we’ll publish 31 podcasts, each designed to help you move closer to financial freedom. Yesterday was all about mortgages. In today’s podcast, we cover the basics of retirement accounts (401k, IRA, and Roth accounts). […]

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DR 036: 6 Mortgage Tips Every Future Homeowner Should Know

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis is the twenty-ninth day in our 31-Day Money Challenge. Over 31 days we’ll publish 31 podcasts, each designed to help you move closer to financial freedom. Yesterday we looked at an how one couple built a 6-figure eCommerce business in under a year.. In today’s podcast, […]

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DR 035: How to Start an Online eCommerce Business [Interview with Steve Chou]

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis is the twenty-eighth day in our 31-Day Money Challenge. Over 31 days we’ll publish 31 podcasts, each designed to help you move closer to financial freedom. Yesterday we interviewed J. Money about how he earns money blogging. In today’s podcast, I interview Steve Chou about how […]

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DR 034: How to Earn Money with Side Hustles [A Case Study with J. Money]

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis is the twenty-seventh day in our 31-Day Money Challenge. Over 31 days we’ll publish 31 podcasts, each designed to help you move closer to financial freedom. Yesterday we talked about term life insurance with CFP, Jeff Rose. In today’s podcast, I interview J. Money of BudgetsAreSexy.com […]

Life Insurance

DR 033: All About Term Life Insurance [Interview with Jeff Rose]

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis is the twenty-sixth day in our 31-Day Money Challenge. Over 31 days we’ll publish 31 podcasts, each designed to help you move closer to financial freedom. Yesterday we looked at an asset allocation tool called Jemstep. In today’s podcast, we talk about life insurance with Certified […]

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DR 032: Jemstep–an Asset Allocation and Investment Selection Tool

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis is the twenty-fifth day in our 31-Day Money Challenge. Over 31 days we’ll publish 31 podcasts, each designed to help you move closer to financial freedom. Yesterday we covered how to tell if you are on track to retire. In today’s podcast, I interview Simon Roy […]

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DR 031: How to Tell If You Are on Track to Retire

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis is the twenty-fourth day in our 31-Day Money Challenge. Over 31 days we’ll publish 31 podcasts, each designed to help you move closer to financial freedom. Yesterday I interviewed Brandon Turner about real estate investing. Today I’m going to cover a number of reader comments and […]

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