Financial Priorities And Principles

I think it’s important to focus on simple, achievable goals.  As such, here are my top five financial priorities and principles – Priorities – I will maintain adequate cash reserves, sufficient to replace my income for 12 months. I will remain debt free, paying upfront for all purchases. I will save for retirement, focusing on both pretax and after-tax accounts. I will teach my children sound financial principles, and help them pay for college. I will look for opportunities to bless others, both with my finances and my time. Principles – I will live on a budget. I will respect every dollar that I make, and the work that went in to making it. I will look for opportunities to…

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Check Out Cash Commons

I’ve been away from blogging for a few weeks, busy with work.  I want to thank those of you who reached out to say “hi” via Twitter or email.  You guys rock.  Things have settled down now and I should be back to my normal blogging routine. A few weeks ago, MBH from Mighty Bargain Hunter reached out to me and asked me to check out a new site he’s been working on – Cash Commons.  I’ve spent some time on the site, and I’m really impressed.  As a member of the Cash Commons community, users can ask questions, answer questions, and vote for their favorite topics.  Over time, users will earn reputation points.  I encourage you to do as…

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