Monthly Archives: March 2015

Summer Concert Plans

Not everything can be about work or saving for the future. Sometimes we have to live in the now. At the moment, I am doing just that. This summer is going to be fabulous as far as the live music … Continue reading

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The Liebster Award

I was nominated for the Liebster Award this past week by ChasingGains.  I feel very happy to be considered for this award. I am in the process of getting the questions answered. Soon I will have things ready to post. … Continue reading

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A Star is Born

Well, next monday, my son and the football team that won the national championship in Gatlinburg last year are going to be extras in a movie starring Brad Pitt and Christian Bale. I am sure that it will be a … Continue reading

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Being Poor Affects Kids’ Brains: Study

http://nbcnews.to/1NA8RjH I have come across more articles regarding money and happiness in the past week than I could ever have imagined. It seems like I keep seeing the topic up close and personal ever since I decided to mention it … Continue reading

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Article: The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things http://www.fastcoexist.com/3043858/world-changing-ideas/the-science-of-why-you-should-spend-your-money-on-experiences-not-thing?partner=rss This article seems to fly in the same direction that I am in regards to money and happiness. As I read the article, my thoughts on … Continue reading

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Sailing around the world in retirement: How we did it

Sailing around the world in retirement: How we did it http://money.cnn.com/2015/03/09/retirement/dream-retirement-sailboat/index.html Now this sounds like the life.! Take note that they switched from the highly speculative stocks to dividend growth stocks. Looks like they not only made the right choices … Continue reading

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Retirement Saving in Your 40s and 50s – MassMutual

https://www.massmutual.com/Individuals/Educational-Articles/Saving-in-Your-40s-and-50s?cm_mmc=mmldig-_-outbrain-_-native-_-sav40 Looking at the amount that the average person sampled has saved is really thought provoking. I cannot tell you how many times I have heard just how important it has been to save for retirement. I guess most of … Continue reading

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Does Money Buy Happiness?

Does having more money actually make you happy? This is a question that has been on my mind since I was teenager. I never really knew what is was like to have lots of money (filthy rich), but I felt … Continue reading

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Has the Great 401(k) Experiment Failed America?

http://nbcnews.to/1FQRx7A I have never been able to participate in a 401k. However, I do have IRA’s. Most of my knowledge has been gleaned from reading and trial and error. I just wrote an article about what I want when I … Continue reading

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How Do You Plan To Spend Your Retirement

I cannot speak for other people, but I sure have some big plans for my retirement days. I do not know if those days will ever truly come, but I want to give it my best shot in case they … Continue reading

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