Retirement Accounts Part 3ish: The Fairest of Them All

I’ve written previously about Retirement Accounts, as well as which type of IRA is my favorite. As a review, let’s take a look at the beautiful image above that Joe has created. The pipe at the very top is the regular brokerage account. Before we can contribute to this account we have to pay taxes … Continue reading "Retirement Accounts Part 3ish: The Fairest of Them All"

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Science Scholars Podcast and How To Rent An Apartment

We are famous! Earlier this week, the Science Scholars Podcast released an episode where the poscasters (is that a word?) interviewed me about Money and Megabytes. The podcast is run by a couple graduate students and longtime friends who break down key topics in science into nice, digestible episodes. You can check out their podcasts, … Continue reading "Science Scholars Podcast and How To Rent An Apartment"

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The rules and myths of credit cards

Last week, I talked about two strategies to use credit cards as a little boost on the road to financial independence. The “stop bothering me about this” strategy utilized a simple, one-card approach. The Citi Double Cash card gives you 2% back on all purchases with no annual fee. No frills, super simple, free money. The slightly … Continue reading "The rules and myths of credit cards"

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