Investing fees are obsolete

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I remember when I started investing around 1996 or so. At the time I believe you could pay around $40 in commissions for a transaction with companies like Fidelity. But online brokers were coming into the game to change things forever. If memory serves me right, my first transactions had transaction fees around $19.95 per …

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Healthcare in America is Simply Extortion

Many people know that the number one cause of US-based bankruptcy is medical expenses. But when talk of fixing this arises, debate typically is focused on who should shoulder the cost of insurance. Is it the individual? Is it the government? Should we have universal coverage? Single payer? I think the conversation needs to change. …

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Did a Mini-Retirement and Traveled the World. So Now What?

Can't Get Lost if you don't care where you are

In November of 2018, I decided to sell all my things and travel the world doing what’s commonly referred to in the financial independence community as a “mini-retirement.” Well, I did it and now I’m back in the US going on my second day. I sold my car, and all possessions till everything I owned …

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Does Being Wrongfully Terminated Affect Unemployment Eligibility?

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Steven I. Azizii, who reached out with this helpful information about wrongful termination and unemployment eligibility. California residents that wish to reach out with questions about wrongful termination can find Steven here. Thank you for your contribution, Steven! Does Being Wrongfully Terminated Affect Unemployment Eligibility? ­A helpful guide by …

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Contents of a World Traveler’s Bag

If you’re going to sell all your stuff and travel the world, bouncing from country to country, it’s important that you’re prepared with the right stuff. In my opinion, what you don’t need is perhaps more important than what you do. After hitting over 10 countries and traveling fairly extensively, my best travel tip is …

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Digital Nomad Life for Non-Programmers

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Oh, you’re a location independent software engineer that travels the world living the digital nomad life with a six-figure salary, living on 15K a year? Good for you, but what about the rest of us? Why should programmers and software engineers have all the fun while the rest of us are stuck in cubicles? I …

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Warren Buffet’s Instructions For Wife’s Inheritance

Buffet Trustee Plan

Warren Buffet is a world-renowned investor. Many would consider him the best alive. He’s among the world’s richest men and he made the majority of his money investing in stocks and buying companies. But some day he’ll pass. And he left instructions to the trust administrator on how to invest the money he’s passing on …

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