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Tweet I’m sure there are investment brokers worth their high commissions and fees, but I haven’t experienced one. I burned through five brokers before realizing that no one cares as much about my money and my future as I do. Brokers are salespeople. Naturally, they care more about their bottom line than mine. Most people […]


New Year’s Task List

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on January 7, 2010

in How To Guide,Resources

Tweet Yesterday I encouraged you to use the New Year to reflect and proactively plan ahead. Today I’m presenting a list of specific tasks that I refer to this time of year. I keep track of these tasks (and all others throughout the year as well) with a neat online application called Remember The Milk. […]


Putting 2009 To Bed and Making New Plans

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on January 6, 2010

in How To Guide,Inspiration,Success Principles

Tweet I love this time of year when the calendar provides a fresh clean slate. Snow falls softly outside my window, the house is quiet, and I am in a reflective mood. I take a look backward at the previous year and evaluate how I spent my time, focus and energy. Then I “archive” it. […]


How To Track Your Expenses

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on January 5, 2010

in Debt Reduction,How To Guide,Resources

Tweet Money flows like water. It can gush like a raging river or drip like an annoying leaky faucet at midnight. If we use this precious resource mindlessly, we face drought. However, if we first observe the ebbs and flows, effective management becomes a simple matter of design. In other words, you NEED to know […]


Tweet You are an individual. But you are also a member of a global community. Most important of all, you are a Consumer. As a member of this community, it is your DUTY to consume. Why? Because the system would collapse if you stopped spending and the consequences would be AWFUL. The system that runs […]


Tweet This is a guest post written by Todd Tresidder. If the idea of accumulating a million dollars (or even half of a million) for retirement is daunting then consider this: for every $1,000 reduction in monthly retirement spending you will similarly reduce how much money is needed to retire by $300,000. That is a […]


Why Women Need More Money Than Men (and how to get what we need!)

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on September 13, 2009

in How To Guide,Making Money

Tweet Women need more money than men. Why? No, not so we can buy more shoes, handbags and manicures. We need more money because we live longer than men, make significantly less salary than our male peers, and are more likely to be single parents raising a family on one income. Having a child is […]