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Investment Workshop 50: Goodbye TD Ameritrade, Hello Vanguard!

Wanderer The Wanderer retired from his engineering job at a major Silicon Valley semiconductor company at the age of 33. He now travels the world, seeking out knowledge from other wealthy people, so that he can teach people how to become Financially Independent themselves. Latest posts by Wanderer (see all) Hello again and welcome back to the Millennial Revolution Investment Workshop! New readers,...

What Is Financial Planning?

What is Financial Planning? There are a lot of people out there who know they need financial planning but are still unclear about what financial planning actually … source

Financial Planning (Part 2) – Hindi

This video explains a very important but yet very neglected aspect of financial planning, i.e. retirement planning. In today’s age, when youngsters are getting high … source

When Your Shitty Health Insurance Doubles in Price

Well, despite Mr. Money Mustache’s outrageous optimism, I think we all saw this coming. I opened up my premium renewal email from Kaiser and saw this: Figure 1: My new insane medical insurance premiums for the minimum available “Bronze” program, with a $6500 deductible. My family’s monthly health insurance premium, which had already more than doubled in the last few years to $674 per month, was go...

Why Budgets Always Fail – Financial Planning in The CardoneZone

Why Budgets Fail You in Financial Planning – CardoneZone Budgets are the reason the middle class is stuck in the middle with nothing but hard work to show … source

Why We’re Taking On Debt To Move From Good To Great

555 Days ago, we sold our “big house” in The City and moved to our retirement cabin in the mountains.  As soon as the proceeds from the sale of the “City House” landed in our bank account, we wrote the biggest check of our lives, paid off the cabin mortgage and became officially 100% DEBT FREE!!  (I was so excited that I wrote about it here). Debt Free for the first times in our lives!  It wouldn’...

Excuse the interruption, I’m on my way to FinCon

Hey all! Today’s article is going to be a little different – actually, it’s not really an article at all. It’s just an opportunity for me to say that I’m on my way to FinCon and that we’ve officially settled down for the winter. For those who may have missed it, we’re camped out in Tucson for the fall and winter to let my wife Courtney finish up some work. That means our first six months of full-t...

Financial Planning in Your 50’s

If you’re in your 50’s and haven’t saved any money for retirement, you’re not alone. Find out the key steps for 50-year olds to take in preparing for life’s big next … source

The Bucket – Effective Financial Planning

In just over 5 minutes Nick Heys, one of our financial planners, will explain why financial planning is so important to ensure you have a happy and financially … source

Enjoying The Alcazar and Jamon Iberico in Seville, Spain

We’re on the road again with installment #4 from our nine week voyage across Europe.  This week we’re highlighting our last stop in Spain: Seville!  Quick recap: after visiting Lisbon, Portugal, we flew to Malaga in southern Spain then took a bus to Granada. After Granada, we traveled a few hours west to Seville. We spent four nights in central Seville in an Airbnb overlooking the Alameda de Hercu...

Turning Over An Easy Rental Condo

Investing in rental properties is one of the best ways to grow your wealth. Many people have retired with rental income and/or become rich from their investments. However, being a landlord is a lot of work. Even the easiest rental condo can take up some time especially when there is a turn over. In 2010, we purchased a one bedroom condo in the building next door and this unit has been the easiest ...

What is financial planning?

Learn what financial planing is and why it is important! source