The Most Important Financial Number

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As you work your ass off to make good financial decisions, how can you tell whether you’re actually making progress? How do you know whether all that work is paying off? There's one number that gives you a better answer than anything else, and in those post you'll learn what it is, why it's so important, and how to measure it yourself.

Why I Use Credit Cards for Everything and How I Stay out of Debt

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Credit cards are tricky. They offer some major benefits, but they can also be crippling if you end up in debt. I've found them to be incredibly helpful myself, so in this post I talk about why I use them for all of my spending, as well as the steps I take to ensure that I never pay even a penny in interest.

The 4 Stages of Financial Success

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It's tempting to look at financial success as a binary thing: either you're there or you're not. But the reality is that it's very much a continuum, with small steps you can take along the way to make progress. This post will help you understand WHERE you are on that continuum and what next step you can take to move yourself a little further ahead.

How to Choose Your Asset Allocation

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Imagine someone asked you to decide right now how you want to divide your time between family, friends, work, and play for the rest of your life. Tough question, right? For most people, trying to figure out the right asset allocation for their investments feels exactly the same way. This post cuts through the confusing and shows you how to do it.

The Simple Path to Wealth

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Today I'd like to tell you about a book that my friend Jim Collins has just released and that I think is worth reading by anyone interested in improving their financial situation. It's called The Simple Path to Wealth and it covers investing and the road to financial independence, but not in the way that most books talk about these things.

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