Category: finances

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Just Say No To A Tax Refund

Do you get a tax refund from the government every year?  If so, why?  You’re loaning them money, at no interest.  Banks usually don’t loan you money at no interest, so why would you do...

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Sensationalizing Risk

Modern media has a way of sensationalizing things, if you haven’t noticed.  This is probably because it works, it’s good for views, which is good for advertising dollars. Combine that with the phenomenon of things...

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My Spreadsheet Is Family And I Love Her

In my recent Accidental Fire Journey post, I mentioned how I started my investing career after stumbling across an issue of Money magazine, in 1995.  I subscribed and devoured every issue.  Remember that the world-wide web...

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The Accidental FIRE Journey

It was suggested that since this is a new blog I should probably give a bit more detail about my story.  My “Start Here” page covers to purpose of the blog but I’d like to...