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Cats On FIRE Appear on the ChooseFI Podcast

Cats on FIRE, Milo and Toby, take a break from their busy napping schedules to appear as guests on the ChooseFI Podcast. Notes from the (Homo sapien) editor: Special thanks to Katrina, Spencer and Kip in my local ChooseFI Sacramento Facebook Group for proofreading this post before publication! If you have any questions or comments about Milo and Toby’s path to feline indifference, please leave a comment. (Note: I moderate all comments so you may experience a delay before your comment…

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Stockpile Gift

Stockpile: A Fun Gift Idea for Kids But a Bumpy Signup Experience

After I started listening to personal finance podcasts about a year ago, I began hearing mentions of sites which allow consumers to buy fractional shares of stocks and ETFs. I don’t invest directly in individual stocks myself, so I did not give these services much thought. But in December, I had the idea that Stockpile gift certificates might be fun and novel Christmas gifts for my two middle school-age kids, especially since personal finance and investing have been big themes…

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idea ... action ... plan ... 2019

Measuring Up Against Paula Pant’s One Tweak a Week Challenge

One of my favorite podcasters is Paula Pant, who hosts Afford Anything and is a regular on Friday editions of The Stacking Benjamins Show. Paula is a master at taking the advice she and her guests give and breaking it down into actionable items. On her final podcast of 2018, entitled One Tweak A Week In 2019 — Easy Improvements To Your Financial Life In 2019, Paula outlined “26 easy, actionable ways that you can improve your financial life.” She…

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