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If You Are Financing Your Car, You Can’t Afford It

Here's a quick point for you ponder as you think through your savings and managing your finances.  If you are financing your car, you can't afford it. This is a real shocker for many Americans because [...]

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Retirement Quick Tip — Set Up A Free Online Account With The Security Administration

MightyInvestor.com is focused on earnings, savings, and investing.  As you know, we aren't huge fans of "retirement."  However, we do have a tip for you linked to this topic.  Set up your free online account at [...]

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7 Steps To Avoid Burnout And Find Career Nirvana

The modern world is amazing.  Smartphones bring us a cybernetic "world mind," with all its information, straight to our screens.  We can have our groceries and everything else delivered to straight to our homes.  We can travel more cheaply than ever before [...]

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When It Comes to Saving Money, Focus On The Big Financial Wins

When you start down the path towards financial independence, there will come a moment when you realize the importance of each and every dollar flowing through your life.  Those money flows form the foundation of [...]

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Thoughts on the Emergency Fund

An emergency fund is generally three to six months' worth of living expenses. An emergency fund is just common sense and not structuring your life so that you are a whisker away from disaster. If you haven't created one, here is the rough order I suggest you go about it: [...]

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The Financial Buffer Let’s You Take Risks

The Financial Buffer is the financial wall you build between yourself and economic insecurity. I want to stress that the financial buffer is not the same as an emergency fund. An emergency fund covers three to six months' worth of living expenses. An emergency fund [...]

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9th Grade Math Will Get You There

The goal of MightyInvestor.com is to teach and model a pattern of thoughts that lead to prosperity, joy, and greater freedom. In some ways, we are simply teaching the skills of using ninth grade algebra--both in your daily life and in investing [...]

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What’s Your Theme?

So, tell me, what is your theme?  Your focus?  The arc or pattern or organizing principle that drives your professional life? This is a key question, and one that is not always easy to answer.  I don't mean what is your job.  A specific job can shift and change, [...]

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Are You the Babe Ruth of Investing?

Are you the Babe Ruth of investing? The media lionize certain value investors, speculators, and hedge fund managers--just like star athletes.  The difference is that we usually recognize we can't hit a baseball like Babe Ruth while oddly thinking we can [...]

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Start Swimming

If you are stuck in your job, or if you simply don’t like where your life is in general, you need to start swimming in a new direction.  This does not mean that you should quit your job immediately.  What it does mean, is that you need to [...]

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Strategic Thinking Vs. Hard Work

Have you ever worked construction at the entry level?  I spent part of a summer working for a general contractor, getting paid $8 per hour to pour concrete, hammer nails, and do whatever else they needed.  That was hard work [...]

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Key Book: A Random Walk Down Wall Street

Burton G. Malkiel's A Random Walk Down Wall Street is another key book for anyone interested in investing and financial independence.  First published in 1973, Malkiel's classic has emerged as [...]

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