Collecting Wisdom

Collecting the best personal finance articles around the web.

Get the big things right

Pursuing FI is not about being perfect. It’s about focusing on what you value and throwing everything else out the window.

The Reason Many Ultrarich People Aren’t Satisfied With Their Wealth

At a certain point, another million dollars doesn’t make anything newly affordable. That’s when other motivations take over.

How Much Are You Paying to Work?

Most people don’t realize just how much they’re paying to work.

Reader Case Study: We Just Moved In Atlanta With Four Kids And We Might Want To Move Again!

Naomi and Jon weigh the pros and cons of moving to a smaller home in a lower cost of living area.

Save Money, Save the World

How did it ever become okay to use something once then, throw it away? The answer: great marketing because it makes companies money.

New Year Financial Resolutions For Any Age

Start making your New Year Financial Resolutions so you can finally get on the path to a happier financial future! Stick with them!

Momentums Finest On Saturdays VOL 44 [Dec 15]

This week’s Momentums Finest features 12 blog posts and 4 podcast episodes covering FI, budgeting, simple living, the Holidays & much more.

Finally Quitting a Retail Banking Job

The story of how one man quit his job as a retail banker.

Reach Your Financial Goals Faster: 10 Easy Ways to Make Money on the Side

Reach Your Financial Goals Faster: 10 Easy Ways to Make Money on the Side

Why Financial Independence is Important

What is your why of FI?

Financial Independence is More Than Retiring Early!

Financial Independence isn’t always about Retiring Early (RE), after several years of planning to FIRE, life threw us a big curve ball.

The Adjustable Early Retirement Grid

This grid tells you how many years it will take to reach F.I. based on your annual income and expenses.

Net Worth Update #1 – December 2018

As you all know my goal is to save up 600.000 $.
2018 has really been a flat market, but anyway it’s motivating to see that I can safely…

Top 50 Places to Live in the U.S. Based on Income, Expenses, and Job Growth

Here is Money’s top 50 places to live in the United States.

Want to Increase Your Salary? MOVE! (Visualizing Median Income Over Time by County)

Can income conditions change over time for the county or state you live in? Let’s take a look at the data.

Five Recession Proof Stocks For Your Portfolio

I’ve analyzed five dividend paying stocks that were resistant to the previous recession. These are additional safeguards to your portfolio.

30+ Gig Economy Jobs to Start A Side Hustle

Covering a wide array of options for anyone looking to make some extra cash on the side.

Incredible Real Estate Articles To Read From November To December 2018

If you’re looking for some great real estate articles to read from the last couple of months, take a look at this round-up post!

What Home Buyers Need To Know About The Market

If you’re thinking about buying a home, especially if it would be your first home, it’s important to do a little research ahead of time.

9 Responsible Ways to Use Credit Card Rewards

Marc, from Vital Dollar, offers some great tips on how to use your rewards points.

Kuaishou – The weird Chinese side hustle of Mrs. The Poor Swiss

Kuaishou is a Chinese mobile application that lets you live stream your life. It could be a profitable side hustle for not too much time.

4 Things Successful People Do – But I Don’t (and what I do instead)

If I don’t develop these habits, am I willfully deciding to be less successful? Here are 4 things we are ‘supposed’ to do, that I don’t

3 Healthcare Value Stocks for 2019

As the old adage goes, “you don’t make money when you sell; you make money when you buy.”

Here are three solid value plays….

How much do you need to retire?

Find out how much you need to save each month at your current age to have enough to replace your income or to cover your expenses…