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Bargain Hunting With Coupons Financial Samurai

20% Off2 hours ago On top of the coupons they have for almost every merchant (which sometimes exceed 20% off), they will often have bundled free shipping on their offers, or great deals on specific products. Regardless of how often you shop online, using this site can only save you money ; it costs nothing, is easy to use, and can help you reduce the impact of

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How To Negotiate A Severance Package: Never Quit, Get Laid

$10 Off1 hours ago –> Special promotion – For a limited time only enter coupon code “saveten” in your shopping cart to get $10 off instantly! If you run a business or are a sole-proprietor or freelancer, you may be able to deduct the cost of purchase. Please check with an accountant. CLICK TO BUY NOW

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How To Engineer Your Layoff: Make A Small Fortune By

$10 OffJust Now Teach you how to collect thousands of dollars in unemployment benefits if you are laid off. Potentially allow you to walk away with a healthy severance package. Save you precious time in figuring out how to lead your new life! Promotion special – For a limited time only enter coupon code “saveten” in your shopping cart to get $10 off

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How The New Tax Plan Will Ruin Your Life If You're Not Careful

20% Off9 hours ago It’s one of those 20% off coupons that can end up costing you a fortune. What the new tax plan should have done was provide a deduction if you send your child to public school instead. The more parents focus on the public school system, the stronger it will become given there will be more involvement and more funding.

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Best Severance Negotiation Book To Help You Leave A Dead

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Example Of How A Structured Note Works Financial Samurai

3.5% Off2 hours ago Coupon: The coupon ended up being 3.5% for the six month note (7% annualized). The 3.5% coupon is paid out equally over six months e.g. 0.583% coupon a month. Duration: Six months from pricing date = June 17, 2013 when I can reinvest the proceeds elsewhere. Protection Threshold: 20% downside protection to receive 100% of principal investment back. At a $510 strike, 20% downside …

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Your Beater Car Can Make You A Lot Of Money In …

Deals3 hours ago Driving a beater car can make you a lot of money. As a car fanatic who has owned beater cars and luxury cars, let me explain. After writing, Never Buy A New Car In Its First Year Of Redesign, a reader commented that he netted about $17,500 in reimbursements from driving his 2002 economy car roughly 35,000 miles. At first, I thought there was no way he could receive reimbursements more than …

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Who Are The Top 1% Income Earners? Financial Samurai

1% Off6 hours ago The top 1% is also the 30-year-old Google software engineer from Caltech who brings in $500,000 a year, including RSUs, with over $300,000 in savings. The top 1% is the 35-year-old cardiologist who is finally making over $480,000 a year after 11 years of post high school education and 3 years of residency work at $60,000 a year.

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How Much Money Do The Top Income Earners Make?

1% Off7 hours ago First off, I would argue there’s a HUGE difference between the 1% (doctor) and the 0.1% (hedge fund manager). The doctor probably ends up paying between 30-40% effective tax rate because all of his/her income is earned (through labor). In addition, the doctor actually contributes to society. Whereas the hedge fund manager has long-term

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When Do You Finally Feel Rich? It's Not Just About The Money

Deals3 hours ago A Taxi driver takes off whenever he wants and visits his family in his country of origin for about 3 months every year. =pretty rich. A hot shot lawyer works crazy hours, wont get more than 2 weeks off a year and that too when the companies allows, and days off are a no no. He does make a handsome chunk of money= Corporate slave.

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Do You Have The Right Money Mindset To Get Rich?

Deals1 hours ago A blank canvas is worth millions The right money mindset is important to get rich. If you don't have the right money mindset you will miss out on opportunities. This post will discuss how you can develop a stronger money mindset to achieve financial freedom sooner. Every day I encounter seemingly bizarre examples of people getting rich or things that are worth millions that shouldn't be.

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How To Save Your Job And Not Get Fired Financial Samurai

Deals2 hours ago Want to learn how to save your job and not get fired? You've landed on the right article as I was a manage in investment banking from 1999 - 2012. During this time, we went through MANY layoffs given how cyclical the industry was and still is. There were many employees on the edge, who we ended up saving because of certain things they did or said.

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Are The Top 1% Getting Screwed The Most?

1% Off8 hours ago The cut off point for the top 50% is $33,000 in income a year. I think my auto-mechanic makes at least $100,000 a year in SF given he owns his own shop. Teachers make $35-80,000 a year here, and roofers also make $50,000+.

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Are You A Real Millionaire? $3 Million Is The New $1 Million

$3 Off4 hours ago Therefore, to be a real millionaire, you will need much more than $1 million. With $3 million, you can withdraw at a more appropriate 2% or 3% and generate $60,000 – $90,000 a year. $60,000 – $90,000 a year still isn’t living a rich lifestyle. But it’s inline with the real median household income of roughly $68,000.

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How Much Savings Should I Have Accumulated By Age?

Deals3 hours ago Savings is the foundation of good personal finance. This article will discuss how much savings to accumulate by age so you can achieve financial independence and retire comfortably. It's important to have savings targets at every age to keep you on track. I don't want to hear excuses as to why you can't save if you want to be free. Go somewhere else please.

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Why Households Need $300,000 To Live A Middle Class Lifestyle

Deals5 hours ago In order to comfortably raise a family in an expensive coastal city like San Francisco or New York, you've got to make at least $300,000 a year. Thanks to inflation, $300,000 may be required for you to live a middle class lifestyle today. You can certainly raise a family earning less as many do. But it won't be easy if your goal is to save for retirement, save for your child's education, own

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When Saving Money Is No Longer Worth Your Time But You Do

$3.25 Off1 hours ago The fake “freshly squeezed” orange juice at Noah’s Bagel for $3.25 no longer bothers you. The 15 cents extra per gallon at a highly populated gas station is no big deal. The newly instated $5 an hour Sunday parking meters no longer piss you off. Your tennis partner never bringing a can of new balls isn’t as annoying anymore.

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The Best Way To Travel For Free And Lower Your Taxable Income

Deals5 hours ago Travel is amazing, especially when you can travel for free. This post will highlight the best way to travel for free and lower your taxable income as well! My Travel Background Since childhood, I've had the travel bug because growing up, that's all I did. I was born in Manila, Philippines, stayed briefly in Washington, DC and moved to Lusaka, Zambia for a couple years.

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The Personal Saving Rate In America And The Best Way To

5% Off1 hours ago Before the pandemic, the personal saving rate in America hovered between 5% - 6%. Post pandemic, the personal saving rate in America shot up above 25% as people freaked out about their future. We already know the main reasons why people go into debt are due to greed, stupidity, entitlement, desperation, and insecurity. The debt article offers five solutions on how to eventually …

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How To Save More For Retirement If You Don't Make Much Money

74% Off9 hours ago 20.4k/12 = 1.7k per month. —-> Wrong. Should be around $35,500 net = $2,960/month, 74% more than what is stated. The effective tax rate on a $53,000 income is around 17%. Add on 9% state tax, and at most he’s around 26%. His Roth deduction is fine, if he doesn’t want to contribute $5,000 in a traditional pre-tax.

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Maxing Out Your 401(k) Is A Choice On An Average Income

Deals7 hours ago The following is a guest post from a 25-year-old Financial Samurai reader who lives in Washington, DC, makes $55,000 a year and maxes out his 401(k). He believes maxing out your 401(k) is a choice on an average income. For those of you who feel like you can't max out your 401(k), maybe this post will inspire you. After Sam published his article, Achieving Financial Freedom On A Modest …

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Best Severance Negotiation Strategy To Leave A Job

$10 Off9 hours ago –> Special promotion – For a limited time only enter coupon code “saveten” in your shopping cart to get $10 off instantly! If you run a business or are a sole-proprietor or freelancer, you may be able to deduct the cost of purchase. Please check with an accountant. CLICK TO BUY NOW

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Pay Down Debt Or Invest? Implement FS DAIR Financial Samurai

100% Off5 hours ago Using FS DAIR, you would allocate 100% of every dollar saved beyond your comfortable liquidity level (6 months minimum is my recommendation) until the 16% credit card debt is paid off. Then you would allocate 90% of your savings towards paying down your P2P loan debt and 10% to invest. Once the P2P loan debt is paid off, then allocate 30% of

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How Much Should I Have Saved In My 401k By Age?

2% OffJust Now If goodness forbid you live for 35 years after retiring at 60, then you can only live off of $28,571 – $71,000. If we use a 2% inflation rate to calculate what $1,000,000 – $5,000,000 is worth today, its only worth about $5500,000 – $2,355,000. We know that due to inflation, a dollar today will not go as far as a dollar 30+ years from now.

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Scraping By On $500K A Year: Why It's So Hard To Escape

Deals3 hours ago Without children, a $500,000 would likely never be scraping by. They are getting a discount with two kids, given childcare for one kid costs closer to $30,000 a year. The $42,000 a year cost can be spent on daycare or a day nanny, although some contend that $42,000 is not enough.

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10 Million Dollars: The Ideal Net Worth Amount For Retirement?

Deals4 hours ago Now that we know 10 million dollars can generate between $150,000 – $400,000 a year without the help from Social Security, let’s go through a budget. I’ve decided to compromise and say 10 million dollars can generate $250,000 a year in relatively low-risk retirement income. This $250,000 budget is for a household of four with two young

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Revenge Spend Time! Spending Money To Get Back At Life

Deals7 hours ago If there is one time to have money and spend money, it's during a pandemic. Money should help make difficult times more bearable. If you can't afford to spend extra money during a pandemic, then you can always revenge spend once the pandemic is over. Revenge spending is a way to make up for tougher times since the lockdowns began in early 2020.

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The Unfair Competitive Advantage Of The Wealthy: Being

$40 Off2 hours ago Do frugal people have an unfair competitive advantage when it comes to accumulating a prodigious amount of wealth because they were just born that way? I'm beginning to wonder based on two things that happened recently. 1) Homejoy, a three year old housecleaning startup, decided to close its doors after raising about $40 million in funding.

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It's Been 35 Days Since I Last Spent Any Money On Junk

Deals7 hours ago Yes I budget and use coupons…but when I wanted to splurge on the watch I went ahead and did it because the money was in my fun money account.Personal finance is about managing YOUR money…and while I would not spend $23K on a watch (at my current income) if I made more money and there was a Fossil watch that I wanted I would consider it if I

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Best Career Advice Book: How To Negotiate A Severance Package

$10 Off7 hours ago –> Special promotion – For a limited time only enter coupon code “saveten” in your shopping cart to get $10 off instantly! If you run a business or are a sole-proprietor or freelancer, you may be able to deduct the cost of purchase. Please check with an accountant. CLICK TO BUY NOW

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Book Review And Giveaway: "Secrets Of A Stingy Scoundrel"

$12.95. Off8 hours ago Author: Phil Villarreal was a syndicated film critic (one of the best jobs on earth) and is a general reporter for the Arizona Daily Star. Phil contributes to OK! Magazine and blogs at becauseitoldyouso.com. Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 244 pages in soft cover. $12.95. Summary: 'Secrets of A Stingy Scoundrel' is a hilarious book that has been reviewed by many personal finance …

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The Joy Of Living Within Your Means Financial Samurai

Deals9 hours ago There's an incredible joy of living within your means. The more you can live within your means, the happier you will become. You will appreciate more of what you have, and desire less of what you don't. 'Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.' - Epicurus It's been a year and a half since …

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The Allure Of Zero Coupon Municipal Bonds: A Low Risk

$26.427 Off5 hours ago The La Mesa bond is a zero coupon bond that pays no coupon i.e. no income each year. In exchange, you can buy one La Mesa bond for only $73.573, a $26.427 discount to par value. When it matures on 8/1/2026, you get $100 for each share you buy, which comes out to …

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Being A Landlord Tests My Faith In Humanity Financial

Deals7 hours ago An empty unit is a way to show off your selfishness — ESPECIALLY in a city like SF. Let people live, literally. the hassle free life of picking up other forms of passive income – mainly dividends, but you could include royalties, coupons or trademarks as well. Online income is an awesome way to go as well. Reply. Romeo Jeremiah says

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Is Not Wanting To Be Rich Selfish? Ways To Help Others More

Deals7 hours ago After working for 10 consecutive years post college, I no longer wanted to be rich. Instead, I wanted to be free and went John Galt in an attempt to unplug from the Matrix. It took three more years of planning but I finally managed to escape, or so I hope. There's just one nagging feeling of guilt that is weighing me down ever since I finished my taxes.

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Up Next For Financial Samurai: Less Retirement, More

4% Off1 hours ago If we shoot for a 4% return, we’d still need to amass $2,500,000 in after-tax capital. Therefore, my goal over the next several years is clear: accumulate an additional $2,500,000 to $6,667,000 in capital. Once we reach at least $2,500,000 in additional wealth, I’ll then seriously revisit what’s next for Financial Samurai.

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In Favor Of Eating Out In The Big City: When Saving Money

Deals4 hours ago The following is a guest post by Colleen Kong-Savage on why she is in favor of eating out in the big city. She is in the middle of changing her financial habits after a recent divorce. I'm a big proponent of tackling specific financial habits one at a time vs. all at once to increase our chances of change. Let's see how Colleen did with her no eat out challenge in Manhattan.

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Budgeting & Savings Archives Page 3 Of 16 Financial

Deals7 hours ago Sometimes we all need a redo in life. About once every couple of years, a Financial Samurai post goes a little nuts on the internet. Recently, Twitter got a hold of “Scraping By On $500,000 A Year: Why High Income Earners Can’t Escape The Rat Race” and consumed it like a rabid dog shaking a rag doll. I first started noticing Twitter activity one Friday morning.

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How Much Investment Risk To Take In Retirement: Different

3.5% OffJust Now Last week I sold $200k from a Muni Bond mutual fund (Vanguard VWITX) to pay off our 3.5% mortgage. Why? I’m FIRE’ing in June, and don’t need more than the Risk Free 3.5% I “earn” by paying off them the mortgage. Muni’s, via mutual funds, have some risk of capital loss as interest rates rise. I decided to go risk free.

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Should I Buy Bonds To Build Wealth ? Wealthy People Don't

2.5% Off2 hours ago With the 30 year government bond yielding like 2.5%, I would much rather pay off my mortgage sooner than tie up my money into bonds. My rate on my mortgage is 3.675%, and in my opinion the interest saved by paying of my mortgage early is the same as interest earned. And the tax savings is pretty negligible over the 7-year period I plan to pay

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Curing The Cheap Disease For A Better Life: Being Cheap Is

Deals6 hours ago Curing The Cheap Disease For A Better Life. 4pm – 5:15pm was our doubles court time. At 4:05pm, our 4th player group texted us to say he was waiting for parking at the club parking lot. He finally showed at 4:45pm. Because he didn’t want to pay $3.25/hour for metered street parking, our 4th made the three of us wait.

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Investment Ideas At The Top Of The Market Financial Samurai

7% Off5 hours ago The other issue i had was the lack of coupons. this was a deterrent but given the assumption of 7% absolute returns over 5yrs was comparable with your CDs, this also made sense. thus, it’s a flat or mildly bearish market that will cause this structured product to underperform. With regards to fees, 0.50% upfront is very cheap for 5yr structures.

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Achieving Financial Independence On A Modest Income

28% Off5 hours ago By taking money off the top first, it was easier to adjust to a $28,000 gross salary. It also felt good that I didn’t have to pay a 28% federal tax rate on the $10,500 either. With $10,500 a year in pre-tax savings and another ~$2,200 a year left in after-tax savings, I …

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Credit Card Usage Is On Fire Again: A Good Sign For The

8.2% Off8 hours ago According to First Data, credit card usage was up 8.2% YoY in 1Q2011, 9% YoY in 2Q2015, and 10.6% YoY in 3Q. If those aren't healthy signs of consumers spending again, I don't know what is. What's a little more shocking is that the latest November industry-wide car sales figures are up 14% YoY to 994,000 according to Auto Data Corp with Chrysler leading the way up 45% YoY!

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Income By Race: Why Is Asian Income So High? Financial

43% Off6 hours ago Asian: $98,174 ($29,471 or 43% higher than overall median) White: $76,057 ($7,354 or 10.7% higher than overall median) All races median household income: $68,703. Hispanic: $56,113 ($12,590 or 18.3% lower than overall median) Black: $45,438 ($23,265 or 33.8% lower than overall median) What’s great about this latest income by race data is that all races have seen a healthy rise …

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Buying Blogs, Selling Blogs: How I Built My Blogging Business

Deals7 hours ago Building a blogging business and making money from blogging is one of the most attractive opportunities in the new decade. Buying blogs makes a lot of sense post pandemic. A blog can be a very lucrative business, especially since it cannot be shutdown. When a blog can stay open 24/7 during a pandemic, of course the reliability of its revenue increases.

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Maybe It's Your Fault Why Wealth Inequality Continues To

5% Off7 hours ago The biggest problem I see in society is the widening gap between the rich and the poor. When CEOs make 300X their average worker's salary and the top 5% own roughly 74% of all the assets, we've got some serious wealth inequality here! I was just at this political fund raiser party which consisted of a couple hedge fund partners, a pre-IPO Chairman (host), and a CEO of a major food company and

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