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Finding Parity

In All by Brian Imrich

Definition of Parity – “the state or condition of being equal, especially regarding status or pay.” Savings parity could be defined as your savings per year being exactly equal to …

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A Small Leak

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“Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.”     -Ben Franklin There exists a term in the finance world, “lifestyle creep,” and it sure as hell …

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The Last Thing Packed

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The last thing packed. Probably an afterthought.  You throw it in the car cause who knows! There seems to be room, might as well bring it.  In my car, it …

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Demise of the D.O.L. Ruling

In All by Brian Imrich

The Department of Labor’s Fiduciary ruling is officially dead.  A practical, but albeit backdoor approach by the Obama Administration to try to enact a rule to force financial advisors to …

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Keep It Simple

In All, Having a Child by Brian Imrich

In many recent meetings, the question has been posed to me, by mostly new parents, what to do with the child’s money??  They got $50 for a baptism or $100 …

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(SL)AMAZON!

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It’s taking over.  It has been said that something as small as the flutter of a butterfly’s wing can ultimately cause a typhoon halfway around the world.  The Amazon effect …

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That Time I Found $20 In My Pocket

In All by Brian Imrich

I have enjoyed the rush of the ‘found twenty’ a few times in recent history. Usually it’s money that I’ve put in my wallet for a purchase that never materializes, …

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Keep It Simple

In All, Having a Child by Brian Imrich

In many recent meetings, the question has been posed to me, by mostly new parents, what to do with the child’s money??  They got $50 for a baptism or $100 …

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The Race to Zero

In All, Everyday Life, Retirement by Brian Imrich

Today the awareness of investment-related fees is higher than ever. While Benjamin Graham and other professional investors wrote about the erosive effects of high mutual fund management fees, trading costs, …

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