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Top PF Articles From This Past Week

wealthWhen people think about personal finance, they think about wealth. Are they on track to be wealthy? Will they have riches someday? And how can they know if wealth is in their future? These articles will help you decipher what your financial future will hold.

What 20 Somethings Get Wrong About Success

– by Business Insider – We’re all pretty much told the same thing. Go to school, get good grades, and get a good job with a mentor that can help you rise through the ranks of Corporate America. It sounds like solid advice, but for many this is not the way to success.

What to Do If You Have Loads of Extra Cash

– by Business Insider – If you have more cash than you know what to do with, congrats! This means that you’re likely earning a lot and are living well below your means. Unfortunately, earning a lot and saving a lot doesn’t make you an automatic financial success. Learn what you should do next in this fabulous post by Business Insider.

The Go Curry Cracker 2015 Taxes

– by Go Curry Cracker – My wife and I earn a decent amount of money via our jobs, this website, and our real estate business. We’ve always aspired to earn more, but somehow we overlooked the opportunity to pay less in taxes, even with an increased income. Learn how to shield your money from the tax man in this excellent post. I’ll be taking notes from this post for next year.

9 Signs You’ll Never Be Rich

– by Business Insider – Do you aspire to be rich? While you might like to have more money than you know what to do with, it might never happen for you if one of these nine traits are your norm. One that spoke out to me? I need to get out of my comfort zone. This means public speaking. It’s something I know I’ll need to do to be successful, but I’m definitely more comfortable standing in the background. Are there signs that you’ll never be rich?



My name is Derek, and I have my Bachelors Degree in Finance from Grand Valley State University. After graduation, I was not able to find a job that fully utilized my degree, but I still had a passion for Finance! So, I decided to focus my passion in the stock market. I studied Cash Flows, Balance Sheets, and Income Statements, put some money into the market and saw a good return on my investment. As satisfying as this was, I still felt that something was missing. I have a passion for Finance, but I also have a passion for people. If you have a willingness to learn, I will continue to teach.


  1. Do you have the opportunity to read many personal finance blogs? These are great but I’ve noticed that you tend to point a lot back to Business Insider. While I have no issue with that and think there’s a lot of great stuff, they probably get hundreds of thousands of clicks, and I’m sure that bloggers would probably appreciate some of the extra clicks that you might bring their way. I know it’s more work on your end but just an idea to consider 🙂

    • It’s definitely something I used to do, but there’s just so much crap out there at the normal pf blogger sites. I’ll try it out next week and see what I find. AND, I’ll definitely check out Money Beagle. Give me something good! 😉 Thanks MB!

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