A target to aim for: what do I need to save for retirement?

KJ: One of the commercials that Fidelity had running a few years ago had a green arrow with a number above each person. The magic number was the amount of money that person needed to have socked away for retirement. … Continue reading

The simple secret to building long-term wealth

KJ: So, here goes. The simple secret to building long-term wealth. A strategy so simple, how can it possibly be true? Is it a genius idea, is it working 70+ hours per week, eliminating your weekends from your personal life, … Continue reading

Eight super fun things to do with your tax refund

KJ: With the average tax refund for 2012 coming in at a whopping $2,803 – just shy of the average for 2011 that was even higher at $2,913 – what should you do with your income tax refund? With this … Continue reading

Why you need an emergency fund

KJ: So we had a bit of a real-life experience this past week on the importance of funding your emergency fund. Not only do you never know when you will need to dip into it, but you don’t know how … Continue reading