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About Kirby

I am Kirby Jacobson, and I enjoy helping people learn about tips for saving money, setting goals, and just overall managing their money wisely. I'm all about helping people accomplish their goals!

How do you plan for a major purchase?

KJ: Planning for a major purchase can be difficult, so here are some tips to think through how you can plan for the expense, budget for the expense, and account for the expense when it ultimately happens. Any major purchase … Continue reading

Traditional IRAs, Roth IRAs, and Roth conversions (video number two – vlog)

KJ: This is our second vlog post to date, so we hope you like it! This video is all about saving to Traditional IRAs, Roth IRAs, and how you may still be able to save to a Roth IRA even … Continue reading

How we’re setting ourselves up to retire at almost any age

KJ: We’ve continued with our aggressive savings path for seven years now and while we’ve still got a ways to go until we’re “financially independent” (think, the ability to live off of our savings without requiring a paycheck), there are … Continue reading

Saving for your future (video number one! – vlog)

KJ: This vlog post is taking a little bit of a different spin and approach. We’ve created our very first video using Moovly. When you make money, you have to learn how to save money. Check out the vlog – … Continue reading

Why we chose to refinance our 3.75% mortgage

KJ: One of the benefits of lower interest rates these days is the very low cost of credit: be it mortgage loans, home equity lines of credit, car loans, student loans (er, generally…), etc. and ultimately saving money on large … Continue reading

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