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Financial Planning: Are you more driven by short term cost or long term value? Thumbnail

Financial Planning: Are you more driven by short term cost or long term value?

There's a difference between HOPING that you will become financially independent and doing what it takes to get there. In my experience in working with my personal CPA and estate attorney, I've come to realize that cost is only a factor in the absence of value. In those relationships, where I'm the client, if I feel I'm getting the value that I want, I am HAPPY to pay these professionals their keep. They are doing work I can't do, don't want to do, and are going above and beyond to take care of me? Yup, I'm a happy camper.

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Do you make a "dangerous" amount of money? Thumbnail

Do you make a "dangerous" amount of money?

Making a "dangerous" amount of money is a real thing. If your income in 2020 was in the $150,000-$500,000 range you want to continue reading. If you're making $75k-$80k you probably have to have a pretty good handle on how much you're spending, how much you're saving and what is left over each month because you have to. There's not so much "extra" and so it requires you to be extra diligent about how you are spending your money (even more so if you're committed to a savings goal).

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