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Money at 30: "Bad with Money" Book Review 3

When most people think about financial books, I have to assume they envision thick economic textbooks or perhaps a hardcover series from a money guru like Dave Ramsey. In reality, the personal finance books I've reviewed come from authors like Tanja Hester, Grant Sabatier, or Erin Lowry who all gratefully...

Money at 30: "Financial Freedom" Book Review 2

When my wife and I decided to move from Los Angeles to Springfield, Missouri, we did so in a bid to have more financial freedom. Sure enough, the savings associated with that relocation have helped get us on track for building an emergency fund and getting started with investing. Yet,...

Money at 30: "Young, Fun & Financially Free" Book Review 3

Personal finance often gets a bad rap. Despite dozens if not hundreds of bloggers insisting that, no, budgeting doesn't mean depriving yourself of all non-essential spending, there's no question that this is still the impression most people get. Enter another expert here to insist that you can indeed lead a...

Money at 30: "The War on Normal People" Book Review

If you thought that the 2016 Republican presidential primary was packed, take a look at the roster of Democrats looking to earn their party's nomination in 2020. Among the nearly two dozen Dems courting voters are established brands like Vice President Joe Biden, Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren alongside...

Money at 30: "I Will Teach You To Be Rich (2nd Edition)" Book Review 3

Ever since I started paying attention to personal finance blogs, it was pretty much a foregone conclusion that Ramit Sethi's I Will Teach You to Be Rich would be included on any given list of the best books to read. More recently, Sethi has popped up repeatedly in my life,...

Money at 30: "Broke Millennial Takes on Investing" Book Review 4

There's a common belief that, having come of age during the Great Recession, most Millennials have been turned off to investing. Well, until relatively recently, you could count me among those of my generation that were either too afraid, too uninformed,  or just too broke to invest. Perhaps that's why...

Money at 30: "Broke Millennial" Book Review 3

A few weeks ago, I was scrolling through Twitter when I saw a tweet from @BrokeMillennial (AKA Erin Lowry) about her upcoming book Broke Millennial Takes On Investing. Considering the recent interest I've taken in learning more about investing and building a portfolio, I immediately pre-ordered the book — which is...

Money at 30: "Work Optional" Book Review

Prior to attending last year's FinCon expo, I had certainly heard about FIRE (short for "financial independence, retire early) but it wasn't until I arrived at the conference that I realized how large the movement had grown. Of course, with popularity comes backlash, as some so-called "gurus" have questioned the...