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Author Archives: Michael Smith
If you invest, look at the big picture and determine your risk tolerance and asset allocation before deciding which of the myriad of investment strategies you’ll employ. Continue reading
If you can reduce expenses a bit while increasing your income, it’s almost like a double win or making twice the progress. Continue reading
On this Independence Day, I and all of the employees of Financial Finesse would like to wish you and those you love a very Happy 4th of July! Continue reading
If you’d like to get some basic starting points for your financial life, there are a few things you can do. Continue reading
If you find yourself in a situation that seems overwhelming, what can you do? Continue reading
The best way I’ve found to get someone started is for them to see the aerial view, the big picture, and then move into more detailed things later. Continue reading
Of course, it’s going to be a different number for each of us and there are countless ways to arrive at a number that makes sense for your life so my goal here is to try to help you figure out a reasonable estimate of what you might need without having to run numbers on a spreadsheet or a website that may or may not be worth the time it takes to prepare the estimate. Continue reading