Author: Michael

10 essential FIRE reads for 2020

The ideas that originated the FIRE movement began with the 1992 book Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez and the 2010 book Early Retirement Extreme by Jacob Lund Fisker. Since then, countless people have taken advantage of these principles to navigate a path to becoming financially independent and retiring early. …

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14 Best Money Saving Ideas for 2020

We are 2 months into 2020 and by now you may have given up on some of your New Years Resolutions. However, this year is going to be different! This next year has to be different! We can’t continue on the same trajectory we are on! Do you need to take that final step to …

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2020 Income Tax Rates Released by the IRS

For the early planners, the IRS announced updated 2020 income tax rates this week. There are 6 federal income tax brackets for 2020 – 12%, 22%, 24%, 32%, 35%, and 37%. The standard deduction for married couples filing jointly will rise from $24,400 to $24,800 for the tax year 2020. For single taxpayers and married …

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How to Grow Pounds of Food in a Tiny Garden

Gardening in constricted spaces like apartment balconies and small yards can prove to be a futile exercise if you want maximum from your crops. Not many people know that small space gardening can actually yield a great deal of produce if you plant the right crop, handle them well and take proper care. You can …

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Top 10 Sub-Reddits for the Frugal-Minded

This post is inspired by The Art of Manliness post on “How to Use Reddit to Become a Better Man”. As an avid Redditor and long time frugal person – I thought it would be a good idea to write a post on the various subreddits that help me save even more, learn new ways …

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Cricket Wireless Review – Prepaid, No Contract Phone Service

The following review is written by a fellow TTG reader, Mike. He switched from AT&T to Cricket Wireless and details his experience with the service. If you ever have a product or service that you’d like to review at the site (and we haven’t covered it yet) – please shoot us a note. I finally decided …

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