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5 Self Directed IRA Investments You Didn’t Know Were Possible

You know you can invest in stocks, bonds, mutual funds and ETFs, while deferring tax, through a retirement account. But…

Why That Life Insurance Quote Might be Totally Bogus

You hear it on the radio all the time – the 40 year old male that could get a 20…

Signs Your Debt Is out of Control and How to Fix It

Some kinds of debt are normal, perhaps even necessary to maintain healthy finances. Cyclical debt such as a mortgage and…

The True Cost of Buying Overpriced Whole Life Insurance

Recently, I’ve been publishing guest posts in an effort to expand the range of topics covered by Valuist. Inviting qualified…

How to Refinance Your Student Loans and Why It’s Important

Valuist has been on a largely unplanned hiatus, due to the mostly planned pregnancy of my wife and upcoming birth…

3 Ways to Merge Your Finances When you Get Married

My wife and I were both independent and self-reliant (though she might argue whether I was truly "self-reliant") well before we got married. We have separate incomes, expenses, obligations and fi...

The True Cost of Buying a Car: 5 Common Costs and How to Cut Them Down

Just like the true cost of buying a home may be higher than you expected, the long-term cost of buying a car can…

Poor, Cheap or Minimalist?

If you’re cheap, you have  money but won’t spend it until you’re forced to. When you’re poor you simply can’t afford spending beyond…

5 Unavoidable Obstacles Freelancers Face

It’s been a few months since my last article and I know all 5 of my regular readers are patiently…

In Bad Company: How to Win a Protest

The following is a Guest Post by Strangers to Creation author and retired healthcare investigator, Kevin Nelson, who recently undertook (and…

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