Smart Money

We share our best tips on managing money in addition to other smart money tips and tricks to help you make the best money decisions.

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How Much is 6 Figures? 5 to 10 Figure Incomes Explained

By GP / Updated March 31, 2019

You’ve heard the term thrown around, especially if you’ve heard someone say they “make 6 figures.”  Which sounds fancy, but you’re left wondering “what is a 6 figure salary?” We love numbers, math, and money here at Entirely Money, so you’ll have a good understanding of what different salary figures mean by the end of…

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Should I Claim 1 or 0 on my W4? How to Boost Your Paycheck Today

By GP / Updated March 23, 2019

You want more cash in your paycheck and you’re not expecting your boss to give you a raise anytime soon.  Yeah, that sounds familiar. In a time when raises a slim to none, there is a quick and easy way to give yourself a raise on your next paycheck. The answer lies within your W4…

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Compound Interest Will Either Build or Destroy Your Wealth

By GP / Updated October 14, 2018

So many financial articles that you can find will hail the benefits of compound interest. But compound interest can work against you just as much as it can work for you.  “Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it … he who doesn’t … pays it.” ~ Albert…

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$10K Invested At The Market Peak Before the Great Recession Would Be Worth How Much Now?

By GP / Updated October 6, 2018

Investing in the stock market makes many people nervous or worried about losing their money.  The Great Recession amplified these feelings.  But if you can get over the emotional side of money, would your money grow faster? Money drives strong emotional responses from most people. And those emotions run even stronger when losing money comes…

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Double Your Chances of Achieving Your Financial Goals With This 1 Move

By GP / Updated October 5, 2018

Double your chances of success in achieving your financial goals with one move.   We all want to achieve our goals when we set them.  This is especially true as we head towards the end of the year and the start of the new year.  There are many of us that set goals throughout the year…

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No Excuses Investing

By GP / Updated September 27, 2018

When it comes to investing, there are many reasons that people don’t ever get started or don’t invest on a regular basis.  401k accounts work for a lot of people for regular retirement investing because once you sign up, it becomes automatic.  That’s great for your retirement investing, but a 401k shouldn’t be your only…

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Investing – Keep It Simple for 10% Returns

By GP / Updated September 25, 2018

Investing for many people is a big unknown, with many questions that seem too hard to answer.  And for others, they may make a few investments in individual stocks and see a solid return and start getting overconfident in their investing ability, and start making some bad investments, or try and time the market, or…

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